“Four factors: The problems of development and globalization.”

03 December 2007 | News story

3 December 2007 – The Embassy of France in Vietnam in collaboration with Université de Tous Les Savoirs – UTLS and The World Conservation Union have organized six special workshops on that address the theme: “Global changes and problems of globalization”

The Week of Scientific Presentations on Current Affairs.

Starting at 18:30 daily, from December 10th to 15th, 2007
at “l’Espace” The French Culture Centre in Hanoi, 24 Trang Tien str.

Université de Tous Les Savoirs is the "The People University".  It was established in 2000 to mark thebeginning of the new century in France. 365 workshops were conducted in 2000.  The university has been developing and it is now known as the “University of Knowledge.”

The University of Knowledge has organized more than 700 seminars and workshops. Each scientific subject is presented by a famous specialist. The University of Knowledge aims to provide society with an open encyclopedia to help them improve their knowledge and heighten their critical thinking skills. 

The workshops provide the many participants an opportunity to exchange information about the challenges of scientific research. The subjects discussed from December 10th – 15th represent the priorities of the France –Vietnam relationship. University of Natural Sciences, University of Social sciences and humanities (Hanoi National University) and National institute of health and environment will participate in these six workshops.


For more information please contact:

Alexis Rinckenbach
Coorbation attache
Science and University,
Tel : 0084 9 944 58 05

Bui Thi Thu Hien
Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Manager
IUCN Viet Nam
Tel: +84.4.7261575/6  ext. 123

 

Nguyen Bich Hue, Communications Coordinator, IUCN Viet Nam
Tel: +844 7261575/6 ext. 124, Mobile: Emaiil: hue@iucn.org.vn


The World Conservation Union is the world’s largest conservation network. The Union brings together 84 States, 108 government agencies, more than 800 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and some 10,000 scientists and experts from 181 countries in a unique worldwide partnership. The Union’s mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. The World Conservation Union is a multicultural, multilingual organisation with 1000 staff located in 62 countries. Its headquarters are in Gland, Switzerland. http://www.iucn.org/

For more information on IUCN Viet Nam, please visit: www.iucn.org.vn