Professor Paul James

Professor Paul James

Bid wins:
Ecocity World Summit
12-14 July 2017

About:
Professor Paul James is Professor of Globalization and Cultural Diversity at the University of Western Sydney where is Director of the Institute for Culture and Society. Among his responsibilities he is Scientific Advisor to the Senate Department for Urban Development, Berlin, and an editor of Arena Journal, as well as an editor/board-member of nine other international journals, including Globalizations and Global Governance. He has been an advisor to a number of agencies and governments including the Helsinki Process, the Canadian Prime Minister’s G20 Forum, and the Commission on Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in East Timor. His work for the Papua New Guinea Minister for Community Development became the basis for their Integrated Community Development Policy. From 2007 till 2014 he was Director of the United Nations agency, the Global Compact Cities Programme. His latest book is Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice: Circles of Sustainability (Routledge).

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