Welcome to the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE)!

ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

ESEE provides a forum so that we might all better understand these issues. Add your voice to the discussion by becoming a member.

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IWREC 10th Annual Meeting, 28-29 August 2012, Stockholm, Sweden

The International Water Resource Economics Consortium (IWREC) 10th Annual Meeting will be held on 28-29 August 2012, as an integrated part of the 2012 World Water Week

in Stockholm. » Read the full article

ELECTION to the BOARD of the ESEE

The term of office of three members of the ESEE Board ends this year after 3 years.

All ESEE members (except students) are kindly invited to make use of the democratic right to choose their representatives.

The ballot for 2011 is supported by the election tool provided by ISEE.

It simply requires you to login with your ESEE and ISEE login name and password and to choose 3 representatives (new or renewed) at http://www.ecoeco.org/elections/2011/esee/election_intro.php

Information on the nominees is given at the election webpage.

The nominees are:

  • Nina Eisenmenger, ESEE Treasurer (Austria)
  • Timothy J Foxon, (UK)
  • Reinhard Madlener (Germany)
  • Olivier Petit (France)
  • Nuno Videira (Portugal)

Please use your right to vote, which certainly strengthens the commitment of the Board.

The ballot is open until 29. November, 24:00 CET.

This year

only one student representative, Jasper Kenter from the University of Aberdeen, was nominated. Therefore, he is elected unopposed and student members will have the opportunity to elect a second student representative next year.

UNU-IAS Announcement of Fellowship programmes 2012

Every year United Nations University-Institute of Advanced Studies offers PhD and Postdoctoral fellowships to provide young scholars and

policy-makers, especially from the developing world,

with a multi-disciplinary context within which to pursue advanced research and training that are of professional interest to the successful applicant and of direct relevance to the research agenda of their selected UNU-IAS or UNU-ISP programme. » Read the full article