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The 9th WEEC will be held in Vancouver (Canada) from 9th to 15th September 2017 The candidate for the 9th edition of the WEEC (World Environmental Education Congress) has been selected. The next Congress will be hosted in Vancouver, Canada, September 9-15 2017. The title will be Culturenvironment: Weaving new connections.
3rd Pan European Days of Environmental Education The 3rd Pan European Days of Environmental Education toward Sustainability will be held in Barcelona, Catalonia
1st and the 2nd October 2015 The deadline for registration is August 14
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THE 9TH WEEC CONGRESS WILL CELEBRATE TBLISI + 40

The WEEC Permament Secretariat is honored to welcome the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, Gigla Augulashvili, at the 9th World Environmental Education Congress to be held on September 9-15, 2017, in Vancouver, BC,Canada.

The next congress - Culturenvironment: Weaving new connections - will be the occasion to celebrate the 40th anniversary of 1977 Tbilisi Declaration, which is a significant platform of global educational efforts towards a sustainable world.

For more information please visit the official website here.

 

 

Pré COP 22 de la Jeunesse Francophone d’Afrique sur les Changements Climatiques

Du 26 au 28 Octobre 2016 - Lomé, Blue Zone à Agoè Cacaveli

Le Togo à travers l'ONG AJVSME (Association des Jeunes Volontaires au Service du Monde Environnemental) porte un projet la PréCOP22 de la Jeunesse Francophone d'Afrique sur les changements climatiques avec l'appui institutionnel du comité de pilotage de la COP22, du ministère du développement à la base de l'artisanat de la jeunesse de l'emploi de jeunes, le ministère de l'environnement et des ressources forestières, du réseau World Environnemental Education Congress (WEEC) et le Conseil national de la Jeunesse (regroupant environ 300 organisations de jeunes).

L'ONG AJVSME a déjà fait ses preuves en novembre 2015 selon cette vidéo. Tout de même, vous pouvez trouver le rapport de l'édition passé:

Du 26 au 28 octobre 2016, Lomé va accueillir la PréCOP22 de la Jeunesse Francophone d’Afrique sur les Changements Climatiques couplé du Congrès statutaire et électif du Réseau des Jeunes Francophones pour l’Environnement (RJFE).


Ce projet de la PréCOP22 de la jeunesse francophone d’Afrique vise les objectifs spécifiques suivants :
- Mobiliser, informer, sensibiliser et éduquer la Jeunesse Francophone sur leur implication active à la conférence de Marrakech ;
- Faire le Congrès statutaire et électif du Réseau des Jeunes Francophones pour l’Environnement (RJFE) et mettre en place une plateforme d’échange et de partage d’information sur les questions environnementales pour la jeunesse francophone ;
- Vulgariser la campagne LIBRES ENSEMBLES de la Francophonie à la Jeunesse Francophone à travers les initiatives environnementales ;
- Constituer une délégation de 20 personnes issues du Réseau pour participer à la COP 22 au Maroc ;
- Enrichir davantage votre programme par une ou plusieurs simulations COP in MyCity, et / ou une formation sur les enjeux énergie-climat.

Ce forum réunira les jeunes et les organisations de jeunes de différents pays francophones ayant pour langues officielles le français. Au total, il est prévu plus de 120 participants dont plus de 100 nationaux et plus de 20 internationaux issus d’ONG et Association exerçant dans le domaine de l'environnement.

Pour plus d'informations:
http://www.ong-ajvsme.org/evenement-71-precop22-de-la-jeunesse-francophone-sur-les-changements-climatiques.html
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Global Mobilization Week on Indigenous and Community Land Rights (2-9 August)

The Global Mobilization Week on Indigenous and Community Land Rights takes place from 2 to 9 August.

This is part of a wider initiative called Land Rights Now: A Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rightsto implement targets 1.4, 2.3, and 5a of the SDGs.

Land rights are an issue billions of people are fighting for every day. Throughout the week, organizations and individuals from all over the world are coming together under the #LandRightsNow banner to call for action for Indigenous and Community Land Rights. 

Check out our map of events to see if there is one happening near you. If you can’t make it, here are some other ways you can still get involved:

 

Meeting in Portugal for the BOOM FESTIVAL

The Boom Festival is back this year from 11 to 18 August at the Naturtejo Park, in Portugal.

The event is dedicated to the independent culture and embraces the values of sustainability and the respect for the Earth.

It hosts youth from all over the world for a week of artistic performance, music, theatre, cinema and workshops. For more informations and tickets visit this link.

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: August 29, 2016/Call for posters 2016 Italian Society for Climate Sciences – IV Annual Conference

The Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences (SISC) will take place on October 19-20, 2016 at the Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Cagliari, Italy.

The conference, entitled “Climate challenges and solutions under the 2°C target”, is organized by SISC in cooperation with other Italian Institutions and aims to foster the scientific debate among scientists, policy and decision makers (Italians and foreigners), NGOs members and other stakeholders whose activities are focused on climate change, as well as its relationships with the environment and socio-economic systems, opportunities and solutions helping in respecting the recent Paris agreement.

The main objectives of the Conference will be to summarize the Italian experience on climate research and policy action, within the international setting, and specifically:
• To promote an interdisciplinary platform for sharing and discussing on climate risk for the environment and the society;
• To highlight the scientific advances made to address the different aspects of climate change;
• To explore possible solutions to cope with climate change by promoting a dialogue on policies and strategies regarding adaptation, mitigation, sustainable growth.

Read more: EXTENDED DEADLINE: August 29, 2016/Call for posters 2016 Italian Society for Climate Sciences – IV Annual Conference

 

SAVE THE DATE: 'MENA FOCUS' at THE STOCKHOLM WORLD WATER WEEK

MENA dedicated sets of events will be officially included in the programme of the Stockholm World Water Week - form 28 August to 2 September 2016.

GWP (Global Water Partnership) - Med has been selected as the overall coordinator for this “MENA Focus”, working closely with partners active in the region.

The main aim of the “MENA Focus” is to enhance experience and knowledge sharing, as well as to promote regional priority issues in the global water agenda.

In line with the World Water Week’s ‘Water for sustainable growth’ theme, the event will address key issues that impede sustainable growth in the region, while also contributing to the global water agenda by showcasing replicable practices and lessons learnt.

The “MENA Focus” will take place on 30 and 31 August and consist of 4 separate sessions:

1.       “Seeking answers to the water crisis in the MENA

2.       “Strengthening Water Governance through Sustainable Financing & Integrity

3.       “Informing the SDGs through the Arab MDG+ Initiative

4.       “World Café 2016: Water, Growth, Stability

 

More information is available on GWP-Med’s website.

 

IECA: call for submissions for the 2017 Conference on Communication and Environment

The 2017 IECA Conference on Communication and Environment (COCE) - Democracy, Borders and Public/Political Engagement:Challenges for Environmental Communication - will take place at the University of Leicester (UK) on June 29 - July 2, 2017.

The theme will explore the challenges faced by environmental communication as political landscapes (for example the 2016 UK referendum debate) and boundaries experience major upheavals and change, seemingly driven by widespread discontent with conventional politics and its institutions.

The conference is open to practitioners, artists and academics. Proposals for papers, panels, and posters on all aspects of environmental communication and practice are all welcomed.

For submission guidelines and other details, please visit the conference site

 

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