Jörg Balsiger

Prof. Jörg Balsiger
Dépt. de Géographie et Environnement
Université de Genève
66, bd Carl-Vogt
CH-1211 Genève 4

Phone: +41 (0) 22 379 94 53
Phone2: +41 (0) 22 379 83 32
Fax: +41 (0) 22 379 83 53
E-mail: joerg.balsiger(at)unige.ch
URL Institution: www.unige.ch/sciences-societe/geo/index.html
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Key Publications of Jörg Balsiger (up to ten) :
Balsiger, Jörg, and Martin Price (eds.). 2020. How Can Education Contribute to Sustainable Mountain Development? Past, Present, and Future Perspectives. Mountain Research and Development 40(4).
Balsiger, Jörg, Emilie Dupuits, and Anna Scolobig. 2020. Global Assessment of Transboundary Mountain Governance: Insights for the Andean Mountain Initiative. Panama: United Nations Environment Programme.
Larsen, Peter Bille, Philippe Le Billon, Mary Menton, José Aylwin, Jörg Balsiger, David Boyd,Michel Forst, Fran Lambrick, Claudelice Santos, Hannah Storey, and Susan Wilding. 2020. Understanding and responding to the Environmental Human Rights Defenderscrisis: the case for conservation action. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12777
Adler, Carolina, Jörg Balsiger, Adrienne Grêt-Regamey, Andreas Heinimann, Christian Huggel, Rolf Weingartner, Irasema Alcántara-Ayala, Aster Gebrekirstos, Ricardo Grau, Jimenez Zamora, E., Rob Marchant, Bryan Mark, Shawn Marshall, Samuel Morin, Maria Shahgedanova, Mandira Singh Shrestha, M., Jianchu Xu. 2020. Making Connections for Our Changing Mountains: Future directions for the Mountain ResearchInitiative (MRI). Mountain Research and Development 40(3): 1-6.
Debarbieux, Bernard, and Jörg Balsiger. 2020. Sustainable Development and the concept of Scale. In F. O. Sarmiento and L. M. Frolich (eds), The Elgar Companion to Geography, Transdisciplinarity and Sustainability. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
Mitchell, Ron, Liliana Andonova, Mark Axelrod, Jörg Balsiger, Thomas Bernauer, Jessica Green, James Hollway, Rakhyun E. Kim, and Jean-Frédéric Morin. 2020. What we know (and could know) about international environmental agreements. Global Environmental Politics 20(1): 103-121.
Balsiger, Jörg, Battistina Cugusi, and Stacy VanDeveer. 2019. Still Saving the Mediterranean? Expert Communities, Regionalization, and Institutional Change. In M.J.Peterson (ed.), Contesting Global Environmental Knowledge, Norms and Governance. London: Routledge.
Balsiger, Jörg, Ruth Förster, Clemens Mader, Ueli Nagel, Helene Sironi, Sandra Wilhelm, and Anne B. Zimmermann. 2017. Transformative Learning and Education for Sustainable Development. Gaia 26(4): 357–359.
Balsiger, Jörg, and Bernard Debarbieux. 2015. Should mountains (really) matter in science and policy? Environmental Science & Policy 49:1-7.

Expertise of Jörg Balsiger:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Topic Politics/LawPolitics / Law
Conventions / Protections
Regionalization / Globalization
Topic SocietySociety
Organisations / Institutions
Perception / Behaviour / Attitudes
Education / Communication / Participation
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Social Sustainability
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Time ScaleTime Scale
Seasonal / Annual
Decadal / Centennial
Data Collection
Data Collection - Interviews, Questionnaires
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Policy Analysis and Formation

Last update: 6/24/21
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