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Human Rights @COP20

There are increasing calls for human rights protection for all in the 2015 climate agreement being discussed in Lima. Top UN experts call for human rights to be included in climate change talks at COP20. The experts highlight the fact that climate change threatens to undermine the protection of human rights, and that the UNFCCC has a crucial role in effectively protecting human rights for all. EUROGEO members have been active in this campaign at the Council of Europe and UNEP. More 

GeoCapabilities Survey

Are you a Geography Teacher? If so can you pls help with our GeoCapabilities Survey? The GeoCapabilities project seeks to encourage high quality teaching about complex issues in geography. 

GI-N2K Project Update

EUROGEO is a partner in the GI-N2K Project. The latest report (available from describes the situation in 2014 in 25 European countries with regard to the demand for and the supply of education and training in the domain of geographic information (“GI”) directed at i) organisations and companies with a need for geographic information competence sand ii)  organisations that offer teaching in this field. The results will used in subsequent work to create an improved version of the GIS&T BoK. More


EUROGEO is supporting the first GeoBalcanica conference, networking geographers from the Balkan regions and encouraging international scientists to attend the event to share their activities, research, innovations and projects. More

Shell Ideas360 Competition

Shell Ideas360 is more than a global competition that connects students all over the world. It’s an opportunity to develop ideas that tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources. It’s an exciting journey of learning and discovery. Collaborate with like-minded innovators and connect with Shell experts and mentors to expand your horizons. The winning team will win an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the world on a National Geographic Adventure. Register and submit your idea now at www.shellideas360.comMore 

IGU 2015 Special Session 

Calling for contributions to a Special Session on The International Year of Global Understanding. This session invites colleagues to present creative ideas about geography education to achieve global understanding and global sustainability by living in healthy ways. More

Call: Observing Mountains

Mountain Research and Development is planning a Focus Issue on “Observing Mountains and Sharing Knowledge”. The speed, nature, and dimension of changes in mountains pose complex challenges for mountain societies and mountain ecosystems. MRD is seeking into processes of observation and knowledge sharing on social-ecological systems in mountains. Full papers are due by 28 Feb 2015. More

Bulgarian Geographic Society 

The good news is - the Bulgarian Geographic Society, founded in 1918 - has restarted and is active with a lot of enthusiasm. Initial information can be found at EUROGEO looks forward to working with closely with Bulgarian colleagues in the near future. More 

Global Environmental Goals

During COP 20 UNEP released the Global Environmental Goals (GEG) tracker Web site. These are related to the multitude of internationally-agreed environmental goals and objectives, which are part of outcome documents of relevant United Nations summits and conferences, resolutions of the General Assembly, decisions of other global intergovernmental conferences, multilateral environmental agreements and decisions of their governing bodies. EUROGEO is a stakeholder in the "EyeonEarth" open data initiative. More

Get Why, Where Matters? 

EUROGEO Members Drs. Bob Ryerson and Stan Aronoff of GeoEconomy have published "Why 'Where' Matters". This book examines why geospatial perspectives and geography matters. More

Free Planet Earth Research 

Your last chance to explore for free
With 2014 nearly at an end, this is the last chance to access Taylor & Francis Planet Earth research collection for free. They have featured leading physical geography papers free to access in their ‘Continents of Planet Earth’ section, and human geography articles in the ‘People of Planet Earth’ areaMore

Geo In The News 

This newsletter brings you access to a collection of November geo-news from social media, newspapers and latest research. There are items on Climate, Environment, Human, Economic and Physical Geography.. The news also includes free publications to download and teaching and larding resources. More 

EUROGEO Conference 2015 

"Communicating Geography: serving our world" 21-22 May 2015

The 2015 EUROGEO Annual Meeting and Conference will be organised in conjunction with and hosted by the Turkish Association of Geographers (TAG), in Ankara on 21-22 May 2015. An optional field excursion to Cappadocia will take place all day on 23 May 2015. Call for sessions and abstracts published. More

Communicating Geography 

Call for abstracts
We invite contributors from all areas of the discipline and related subjects to submit abstracts for oral presentations, hands-on workshops and posters at our 2015 Annual meeting. The conference theme is "Communicating Geography: serving our world", though abstracts relating to other areas will also be welcome. 
Deadlines: Sessions (by February 1st 2015)
Paper, Poster and Workshop Abstracts March 12th 2015
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Early bird rate ends March 12th 2015

EJG Issue 3 2015: Free Download  

Issue 3 of the European Journal of Geography has been published and is free to download. The Journal now on Scopus, s based on the European Association of Geographers’ goal to make European Geography a worldwide reference and standard. The latest issue contains seven articles on historical analysis, wildfire risk assessment, location analysis, social perception, communicating climate change, catchment approaches and Belgrade tourism. More

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2015 EUROGEO Meeting
Bulgarian Association back
• IGU congress Special Session
GeoBalcanica conference
GI-N2K report

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