Events

Events

 
The dates and events are continually updated.
 

Jul
2
Mon
2018
GFAS @ General Assembly European Movement Germany @ Austrian Embassy
Jul 2 @ 8:30 – 15:30

The German Federal Association for Sustainability participates at the annual general meeting of the European Movement Germany as a full member.

Sep
11
Tue
2018
GFAS @ Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe Workshop 3 @ Cascais Municipality
Sep 11 @ 15:00 – 22:00

European workshop “Bridging the gap between research and practice: how to more successfully involve entrepreneurs into the implementation process?”.

The → Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe, launched by the European Commission in 2010 holds a workshop in Lisbon and Cascais in cooperation with FCT and the Cascais Municipality. The target group consists of relevant entrepreneurs with innovative ideas that meet the cities’ needs and bring them together with both the scientific community and the city administrations. Special focus will be given to addressing the aim of widening JPI participation to businesses and to further reduce the implementation gap.

This event is the last of a three workshop series and will focus on enhancing practical implementenation of research results, giving the possibility to formulate needs and to share know-how and experience with key stakeholders engaged in urban transformation processes.

Sep
12
Wed
2018
GFAS @ Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe Workshop 3 @ Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações
Sep 12 @ 10:00 – 17:30

European workshop “Bridging the gap between research and practice: how to more successfully involve entrepreneurs into the implementation process?”.

The → Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe, launched by the European Commission in 2010 holds a workshop in Lisbon and Cascais in cooperation with FCT and the Cascais Municipality. The target group consists of relevant entrepreneurs with innovative ideas that meet the cities’ needs and bring them together with both the scientific community and the city administrations. Special focus will be given to addressing the aim of widening JPI participation to businesses and to further reduce the implementation gap.

This event is the last of a three workshop series and will focus on enhancing practical implementenation of research results, giving the possibility to formulate needs and to share know-how and experience with key stakeholders engaged in urban transformation processes.

Sep
26
Wed
2018
Federal Award for Sustainability | Award ceremony @ Forum Factory
Sep 26 @ 19:00 – 22:00

A total of 16 organizations, initiatives, institutions and companies were nominated for the Federal Award for Sustainability 2018. From the circle of nominees the winners have been selected who will receive an the award in a ceremony.

On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the German Federal Association for Sustainability, the awarding of the Federal Sustainability Award 2018 takes place in a new format. In its capacity as a civil society-organized national non-governmental organization, the German Federal Association for Sustainability donates the “Federal Award for Sustainability” as an award for particularly sustainable actions and actions in the four categories of society, politics, administration and business.

You can find the nominations → here (German only).

May
7
Tue
2019
GFAS @ World Food Convention 2019 @ BOLLE Säle
May 7 @ 9:00 – 18:00

Hosted by the Berlin newspaper Der Tagesspiegel, more than 500 decision-makers from politics and diplomacy, industry and associations, NGOs and start-ups are expected to come together to debate the future of agriculture, human eating behaviour, food of the future and governmental interventions.

Jun
4
Tue
2019
GFAS @ 19th Annual Conference of the German Council for Sustainable Development @ bcc
Jun 4 @ 9:00 – 19:00

More info here

Jun
7
Fri
2019
GFAS @ We4Future-Camp 2019 @ German ChancelloryGroße Querallee, 10557 Berlin
Jun 7 @ 19:00 – Jun 9 @ 19:00

More info → here

Oct
18
Fri
2019
Federal Award for Sustainability 2019 | Award ceremony @ N.N.
Oct 18 @ 18:00 – 22:00

For the fifth time in 2019, the Federal Association for Sustainability awards its Federal Prize for Sustainability to initiatives, projects, organizations, movements, companies and individuals who succeed in an exemplary manner to promote the development and the values ​​of a sustainable and just world within the existing system.

The prize will be awarded in the categories Society, Politics, Economy, Administration. For the first time from 2019, these will be rounded off by the special category Youth: a lead for junior projects of the youth. Under the motto “LISTEN TO US! – Voices of the Generations” for the first time in the 5-year history of the award, a jury of all generations will decide on the award winners to be awarded. The youth, who will bear most of the consequences of the impending socio-ecological crisis, gets a particularly strong voice, true to the title “LISTEN TO US!”.

The jury is made up of the following age groups: 50% of the jury seats include 12 to 21 year olds, one quarter 22 to 65 year olds, and 66 to 88+ year olds. This multi-generational jury gives due recognition and voice to the projects that are in their eyes the most forward-looking projects. With the jury, the Federal Association for Sustainability sets an example for intergenerational justice and promotes the cohesion of the generations at eye level.

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