Arthur Lyon Dahl, Ph.D.
Consulting Ecologist
Geneva, Switzerland

Sustainable Development - Indicators - Islands - Coral Reefs - Oceans - Biodiversity - Education - Governance

Short-term consultancies - Strategic reviews - Evaluations - Assessments - Keynote lectures - Seminars - Short courses
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President,
International Environment Forum

Governing Board,
  ebbf - ethical business building the future

FORMERLY:
Board of Directors,
Global Islands Network

Partner in
Values-based indicators project
wevalue.org

Co-coordinator,
Advisory Group on International Environmental Governance

Responsible for
Islands Web Site
Island Directory

Coordinator,
UN System-Wide Earthwatch

Director,
UNEP Coral Reef Unit

Former Deputy Director,
UNEP Regional Seas Programme

SUMMARY

Arthur Dahl is President of the International Environment Forum, and a retired Deputy Assistant Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), with 50 years' international experience in environment and sustainability. He has recently been consultant to the World Bank on indicators of development, Senior Advisor to a project on values-based indicators of education for sustainable development, and Co-coordinator of the UNEP Major Groups & Stakeholders Advisory Group on International Environmental Governance. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Brighton (UK) and an international consultant on indicators of sustainability, environmental assessment and observing strategies, coral reefs, biodiversity, islands, environmental education, and social and economic development. A specialist on coral reefs and small island developing States (SIDS), he spent many years in the South Pacific and organized the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). He is also interested in the relationship between science and values, and has participated in many conferences on ecology, ethics and spirituality. He represented the Baha'i International Community at the UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm in 1972, was in the secretariat for the UN Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, and participated in the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg, 2002) and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro in 2012, as well as UN Climate Change Conferences COP15 (Copenhagen 2009) and COP21 (Paris 2015). He teaches in various university programmes, lectures widely, and has published many scientific papers and books including: "Island Directory", "Unless and Until: A Baha'i Focus on the Environment" and "The Eco Principle: Ecology and Economics in Symbiosis".

CURRICULUM VITAE
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Topical Curriculum vitae
Sustainable Development
Indicators
Islands
Biodiversity Conservation
Coral Reefs
Algae
Oceans and Coastal Areas
Governance and International Organizations
Business and Sustainable Development
Education
Science, Ethics and Religion

UN System-Wide Earthwatch Archive 1992-2001

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Coursera 26 January-28 February 2015
University of Geneva
Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States
with Martin Beniston, Pascal Peduzzi, Sandy Alexander Bisaro, Arthur Lyon Dahl & Angus Mackay




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