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The Belmont Forum (BF) is a partnership of 29 science funding institutions representing 50 countries and 6 science coordinating bodies committed to providing knowledge for understanding, mitigating, and adapting to global environmental change. Members identify areas of shared priority, where transnational and transdisciplinary approaches that leverage existing investments bring added value, develop synergy, and avoid [...]

From May 14-16, 2019, a kick-off meeting of the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services II (BES II) projects will be held in Helsinki, Finland.  BES II / Biodivscen is a joint program of the Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA, building off of capacity and network building activities in previous BES funding. This cohort of projects will promote [...]

The Belmont Forum is seeking to fill the position of Communications Manager within its International Secretariat to help advance the agenda of the Belmont Forum through the development and implementation of strategic information services. This is a full-time position based in Montevideo, Uruguay at the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Offices.  Remote working [...]

Climate, Environment, and Health

The Belmont Forum in collaboration with Future Earth, announces a new collaborative research action for transdisciplinary research which will improve understanding of the pathways between climate, environment and health to protect and promote human health and well-being in the face of climate challenges. Multilateral, inter- and transdisciplinary research projects will investigate where significant uncertainties exist [...]

Today the Belmont Forum is launching an international call for proposals on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience (DR3).  The call responds to the growing need for assessment and reduction of disaster risk, collaborative co-design of resilience strategies with a breadth of stakeholders, and scientifically and technologically enhanced responses to disasters.  In the context of this [...]

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The Belmont Forum is seeking to fill the position of Deputy Director within its International Secretariat.  This is a full-time position based in Montevideo, Uruguay at the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Offices.  Remote working arrangements will be considered, provided a strong case is made that an alternative location would bring greater added benefit to the Belmont Forum with suitable organizational or institutional support in place.

The Belmont Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a second Collaborative Research Action focused on Arctic region. The title of this international funding opportunity is Resilience in a Rapidly Changing Arctic. The call aims at bringing together researchers and other expertise across the globe to develop proposals from integrated teams of scientists and stakeholders to address key areas of arctic resilience understanding and action.

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Belmont Forum funders sought to enhance the impact of environmental change research and associated data by supporting technological innovation that would accelerate discovery, inform policy, and support decision making. The resulting call for proposals solicited teams of computer and information scientists and technologists working together with natural and social scientists and related stakeholders in transnational [...]

The Belmont Forum’s year-end newsletter for 2018 is out! Click here to learn more about our latest news and updates as we look ahead to 2019.

Future Earth, which supports the largest global community of systems-focused sustainability researchers and innovators, and the Belmont Forum, the world’s largest consortium of transdisciplinary global change and sustainability research funders, are joining forces to establish an annual marquis congress. This congress will allow the world’s foremost research and innovation communities to come together to share [...]