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ECC Exhibition at the University of Queensland, Australia

18 July 2016 - 4 August 2016
Brisbane, Australia

The exhibition “Environment, Conflict, Cooperation” (ECC), co-organised by The University of Queensland and adelphi, supported by the German Federal Foreign Office, is shown in Brisbane during 18th July and 4th August.

The exhibition is accompanied by a public talk as well as a closing panel discussion:

  • Public Talk, 27 July 2016, 12-1 pm

Assoc Prof Matt McDonald gives a talk on Climate and Security, followed by a light lunch,  at the Global Change Institute, Seminar room 275. 

  • Panel Discussion on Issues of Global Change: Energy, Resources and Water, 3 August 2016, 12-1 pm

Closing event followed by light refreshments at the AEB Seminar room (49-502), with UQ researchers:

Professor Paul Lant has a long history of teaching and research at UQ, and he has held a variety of roles, including the Head of the School from 2009-2013. Paul has a diverse research portfolio aimed at addressing some critical global challenges.  Recently, he has been involved in the establishment of the Energy and Poverty Research Group (EPRG) at UQ in 2013.

Professor Saleem Ali is the Chair in Sustainable Resource Development and Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy at the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) University of Queensland.

Dr Nina Lansbury Hall manages the Sustainable Water program at the Global Change Institute, with the aim of catalysing cross-disciplinary projects to respond to complex issues around the sustainable and integrated management, treatment and use of water with social, environmental and economic considerations. 


The ECC exhibition visualises the growing impact of global environmental change on our world and in the Pacific. Dealing with themes such as water, natural resources and climate change, the exhibition shows how environmental degradation and resource scarcity can spark conflict and create new security risks. It also highlights the role that environmental cooperation and sustainable development can play in promoting peace and stability. The exhibition has been shown in more than 40 cities worldwide since 2005.

Explore the online version of the ECC exhibition on our platform!