Rob Hopkins Supports the 2012 WSES

Rob Hopkins officially supports the 5th edition of WSES. You can see here a message he left specially for all delegates which will come to Lausanne.

Question session with Rob Hopkins

Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Movement, will be online after the Transition presentation on Thursday morning since 11:30 am and during 30 minutes in a Skype session to answer your questions. Rob Hopkins is author of ‘The Transition Handbook: from oil dependence to local resilience’.

University's iPhone application

An application presenting Lausanne's university campus and called SmartCampus is available on AppStore. It shows all latest videos and news of the campus, and many other services like a map of the campus, which will be very practical for delegates to find conferences' rooms.

2012 WSES' Programme is out!

The programme of the fifth edition of 2012 WSES was released on Monday, the 9th of July. In less two months, about 80 delegates of all over the world will reach Lausanne to exchange their views of change. Some events during the summit are public. All conferences and workshops are listed in the Programme page.

WSES will visit UN Palace in Geneva

As the second day of the WSES will be held under the theme of "International Change" and due to Lausanne's proximity to Geneva, the WSES delegates and organizing team are going to visit the United Nations Geneva Headquarters. The afternoon will start with a guided tour of the Palais des Nations.

How to reach Lausanne?

If you're delegates, you're maybe asking you how to come in Lausanne. The page Travel informations shows all routes from swiss airports: Zurich, Geneva and Basel. After landing, you'll have to take the train. The swiss train company is called "CFF" in french. You can find all usefull informations about timetables and tickets on the website

Previous WSES reports are available

The World Student Environmental Summit which runs from 5 to 8 September 2012 will be the fifth edition. The reports of the four previous editions are now available for download on the page The WSEN. They present the results of discussions at Doshisha (2008), Victoria (2009), Tübingen (2010) and in Sweden (2011).

First article about the 5th WSES

A new section of our website called Press review shows since today all press articles published all over the world. The first article about the 5th WSES was published in the Uniscope, Lausanne's University magazine. You can read it and download it clicking the link above.

Nous recherchons des bénévoles!

Le World Student Environmental Summit (WSES) recherche des personnes de tout âge et de toute faculté du campus lausannois pour participer à l’organisation de l’événement! Nous avons besoin de ton aide dès maintenant pour les tâches suivantes:

The programme of the 2012 WSES

In September 2012, the University of Lausanne is hosting the 5th World Student Environmental Summit (WSES). Student delegates from the five continents will once more gather to discuss pressing environmental issues, sharing their experiences and backgrounds to build up momentum for change towards more sustainability on campuses worldwide and in their local communities, and, if possible, on a larger scale.


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