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13 November

| 2014 | 15:00

Seminar on the topic of Institutional Innovation for Environmental Management

  • Free
  • Public
  • Radak 20, Jerusalem
  • Free
  • Public
  • Radak 20, Jerusalem
Seminar on the topic of Institutional Innovation for Environmental Management

The Jerusalem Institute recently hosted a seminar on the topic of : “Institutional Innovation for Environmental Management” that focused on creativity demonstrated by official institutions in dealing with the difficulties of managing the environment.

Thursday, 13 November 2014 (20 Heshvan),
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Teddy Kollek Auditorium, Jerusalem Institute, 20 Radak Street, Jerusalem
  
Agenda:

15:00-15:20 Opening Remarks:
Meir Krauss
Director General, Jerusalem Institute 
Valerie Brachya, Lecturer and Researcher in Environment and Sustainability: The public administration agenda for planning and the environment

15:20-16:45 Presentation of research projects:

Adv. Iris HahnCity Planner: Enforcement of illegal building in open spaces – the current situation and policy recommendations 
 
Dr. Benny FurstHead of the Environmental Planning Department at the Ministry for Environmental ProtectionBetween opportunity and practice– drivers for environmental innovation in the planning and building system in Israel 

Dr. Orr KarassinResearcher at the Institute for Policy, the Open University: Liability for environmental and ecological damage– comparing the actual situation with the desirable one

16:45-17:00 Break

17:00-18:00 Panel Response and Discussion Chaired by Professor Eran FeitelsonHead of the Advanced School for Environmental Studies, Hebrew University

  • Galit CohenDeputy Director General of the Ministry for Environmental Protection
  • Adv. Benjamin HymanCity Planner
  • Adv. Ruth RotenbergFormer Legal Advisor of the Ministry for Environmental Protection 
  • Dr. Miriam HaranFormer Director General of the Ministry for Environmental Protection
Please RSVP your participation:
Tel: 02-5630175, ext. 11, 13
 
 
The event will be held in Hebrew.
Arrival: Buses 19,17,32,22 arrive at Azza/ Radak street corner. Parking is available near the Jerusalem Theater on Chopin Street.