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Newsletter of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

03 June 2009 | News story

This newsletter is a round-up of stories submitted by members of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication. It features training courses, online resources, new books, reports, surveys and coming events. The full text of the 6 May newsletter is provided here in pdf for quick and easy download. This information appeared on the CEC website throughout March and April 2009.
 

CEC MEMBER NEWS
6 May 2009  |  Issue 26 

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CEC CHAIR’S CORNER
An invitation to nominate CEC National Activators / Animador Nacional / Animateur National

CEC Newsletter: Editor's Note

MESSAGE FROM THE FOCAL POINT
Facilitators Demonstration Day: Bringing Together Conservationists with Professionals in Communication and Group Facilitation

REPORTS
CEC regional Vice-Chair Oceania attends Bonn UNESCO World Conference on ESD
Roundtable on Environment and Security: Report of CEC-supported event at IUCN Congress
Report on Core Themes for Education, Awareness, and Communication in WCPA Caribbean Programme
ENSI Conference on ESD held March 2009

ONLINE COMMUNITY
Join the Alliance for Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability (IPS)
Website launched by The Prince of Wales to Build Conservation Community Online
Blogging for the Southern Line Islands Expedition
Come for a walk on the wild side with Wild Talk
New Service on Connect2earth Links Young People to Conservation Experts

BOOKS AND ARTICLES
“Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World” by CEC Member
New Book “Young people, education, and sustainable development” includes CEC Member
Book on Climate Change by CEC Member: “El Clima Cambió. ¿Hacia dónde vamos?”
Interesting Read: Why Isn't the Brain Green?
Opinion - Carlos Micilio: Los problemas ambientales, ¿son de aptitud...o de actitud?
"El Ecosistema Colegio" por Pedro Eizaguirre y Llanos García (Teatro Intrépido)
Newsletter from Nepal's Wildlife Watch Group

SURVEYS
What are ESD priorities for CEC? Comment on UNESCO Bonn Declaration
Survey Takes Stock of Mid-Decade Progress in UNDESD
Participate in a Survey by Advancing Conservation in a Social Context

COURSES
Seminar by UPEACE: Educating for the 21st Century
Course: English Language for Environmentalists: Communication and Language Skills
Course: "Thinking in Systems" Offered Online Starting April 17
Course: Good Practice Stakeholder Participation... with a focus on the environment
Expanding the GREEN Olympiad to Young People Beyond India

AWARDS
Rolex Awards: Accepting Nominations for Young Laureates

COMING EVENTS
CEPA Workshop and CEC Members Gathering Planned for 5th World Environmental Education Congress
May 2009: World Environmental Education Congress
About The Green Wave and May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity
Call for Proposals: International Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress
International Conference: E-Learning Africa