EASY-ECO 2008-2010 - Evaluation of Sustainability - Euro-Conferences, Training and eLearning Plattform


Type Research Project

Funding Bodies
  • Commission of the European Communities

Duration Jan. 1, 2008 - Dec. 31, 2011

http://www.easy-eco.eu
  • Institute for Managing Sustainability IN (Details)

Tags

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  • sustainability
  • Galla, Judith (Former researcher)
  • Gjoksi, Nisida (Former researcher)
  • Hametner, Markus (Details)
  • Kopp, Ursula (Former researcher)
  • Martinuzzi, Robert-Andre (Details) Project Head
  • Sedlacko, Michal (Former researcher) Project Head
 

Abstract (German)

EASY-ECO-2008-2010 is a series of 2 conferences and 6 training courses, which are scheduled to take place in Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, and Sweden. About 600 academics and practitioners from all over Europe are expected to participate. The series of events facilitates a continuous exchange of experience on fields of application like -National strategies and policies for sustainable development -EU structural funds and agricultural funds (especially in EU new member states) -Local Agenda 21 activities, urban and rural development programs -Corporate Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility -Development Aid and on methodological issues like -Sustainability Impact Assessment -Optimization techniques, such as Cost-Benefit Analysis -Statistical and econometric measures, such as Multi-Criteria Analysis -Quality standards and Indicators for evaluations As the challenge of capacity building is most significant in EU new member states, their needs will play a prominent role throughout the series of events.


Abstract (English)

EASY-ECO-2008-2010 is a series of 2 conferences and 6 training courses, which are scheduled to take place in Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, and Sweden. About 600 academics and practitioners from all over Europe are expected to participate. The series of events facilitates a continuous exchange of experience on fields of application like -National strategies and policies for sustainable development -EU structural funds and agricultural funds (especially in EU new member states) -Local Agenda 21 activities, urban and rural development programs -Corporate Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility -Development Aid and on methodological issues like -Sustainability Impact Assessment -Optimization techniques, such as Cost-Benefit Analysis -Statistical and econometric measures, such as Multi-Criteria Analysis -Quality standards and Indicators for evaluations As the challenge of capacity building is most significant in EU new member states, their needs will play a prominent role throughout the series of events.

Partners

  • REC - Hungary The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe - Hungary http://www.rec.hu
  • Universit√© Libre de Bruxelles - Belgium
  • Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn Centre/Estonian Institute for Sustainable Development - Estonia http://www.seit.ee
  • Lund University, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics - Sweden http://www.iiiee.lu.se/
  • Central European University Business School - Hungary http://www.ceubusiness.com
  • University of Trento, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Italy http://www.ing.unitn.it
  • CEval - Center for Evaluation, Saarland University - Germany http://www.ceval.de
  • Department of Applied Economy-University of Basque Country - Spain http://www.ehu.es/eaI/

Publications

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2010 Endl, Andreas, Hametner, Markus. 2010. Monitoring the contribution of FP7-funded research to sustainable development. EASY-ECO Brussels Conference, Brussels, Belgien, 17.11.-19.11.. (Details)
2009 Sedlacko, Michal, Berger, Gerald. 2009. Evaluation of Participation and Participation in Evaluation: Lessons from the Reviews of National Sustainable Development Strategies. EASY-ECO International Conference, Budapest, Ungarn, 16.10.-18.10.. (Details)

Classification

  • 5368 Sustainable development, sustainable economics (Details)
  • 5300 Economics (Details)