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Metropolises and Peripheries of CEE Countries: New Challenges for EU, National and Regional Policies

Local host: Marie Curie-Skłodowska University, Faculty of Earth Sciences and Spatial Management 

The Faculty of Earth Sciences and Spatial Management was created in 2011 following the transformation of the Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences into two separate faculties. Its structure consists of 14 organizational units (11 Departments, 2 Laboratories and the Research Station in the village of Guciów, the Roztocze region) representing the most important research trends in Earth sciences and spatial management. The Faculty has a modern, innovative and functional teaching and research building with advanced analytical and laboratory equipment meeting world standards and comprising top-class research apparatus housed in several specialist laboratories, and with excellent teaching facilities adjusted to the needs of students in three fields of study: geography, tourism, and spatial management. The Faculty’s new research priorities based on the scientific tradition of the Lublin geographic center and meeting the challenges of the present day comprise the following scientific specialties: 1) Paleogeography of the Central and Eastern European Cenozoic, 2) The condition and changes of the geographical environment of polar and sub-polar areas, 3) Dynamics of contemporary transformations and the environmental protection of South-Eastern Poland, 4) Transformations in the spatial organization and socio-economic structures in Poland as compared with Europe, with special consideration of border areas, 5) Development determinants and directions of transformations in the cultural landscape, 6) Natural, economic and social aspects of tourism and recreation development, 7) Theory and practice of spatial management, 8) Application of new methods and techniques in investigating the natural environment, 9) Problems of contemporary geographical and ecological education.

Statistics Poland is an office of government administration that serves the President of Statistics Poland, charged with collecting and publishing statistics related to the country’s economy, population, and society, at the national and local levels. The President of Statistics Poland is a central body of public administration in the field of statistics, performing his duties with assistance from official statistics services – directors of sixteen regional statistical offices and service units of official statistics.

The official statistics system constitutes one of the fundamental public and countrywide elements of the state’s information system of a democratic society, providing state organs, public and local government administration, the economic sector and the public with official statistical data on the economic, demographic, social and natural environment.

In 2018 Statistics Poland celebrates its centenary.

ISOCARP The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) is a global association of experienced professional planners. It was founded in 1965 in a bid to bring together recognised and highly-qualified planners in an international network. The ISOCARP network brings together individual and institutional members from more than 80 countries worldwide. As a non-governmental organisation, ISOCARP is recognised by the UN, UNHCS and the Council of Europe.

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