Feria del Tejate 2018

New video from CORTV Lotería del Tejate = Tejate Bingo Antepasados (Ancestors) – Herencia – Inovar (Innovate) – Orgullo (Pride) – Turista (Tourist) 15:38 Es todo un orgullo – Doña Chavelita Planeta.com Oaxaca México Tejate Food, Health and Cultivating Communities CORTV

World Water Day 2018

Poster World Water Day is March 22 coordinated by UN-Water in collaboration with governments and partners. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated March 22 as World Water Day. The Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015, include a target to ensure everyone has access to safe water by 2030, making water a key …

Sixth Session of the IPBES Plenary #ipbes6

Poster This week the sixth session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) takes place in Medellin, Colombia March 17-24. Hashtag: #IPBES6 The opening ceremony takes place May 17 – the annual IPBES Stakeholder Day – open to all members, observers and stakeholders. There will be livestreaming video: https://www.ipbes.net/webcast-ipbes6-stakeholders IPBES is the …

Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish)

Poster Ireland – 2018 has been declared the official year of the Irish language, or Bliain na Gaeilge. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the language revival movement that was born with the founding of Conradh na Gaeilge – the Gaelic League. To celebrate the Gaelic League has planned a wide range of events in Ireland and around …

World Social Forum 2018

The 2018 edition of the World Social Forum (WSF, Portuguese: Fórum Social Mundial) takes place in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, March 13 – 17, 2018. The motto of WSF 2018 is to Resist is to Create, to Resist is to Transform pointing to the need for alternatives for another possible world. Key Links https://wsf2018.org news Press …

NetHui Copyright

New Zealand – NetHui’s next program – NetHui Copyright – takes place March 12 at Te Papa, Wellington and features Cory Doctorow (@doctorow). The Google form Get Involved allows participants to propose sessions, meetups and/or side events, share speaker and panelist ideas, and volunteer. The keynote address takes place at 11am, followed by the launch …

World Ocean Summit 2018

This week Mexico hosts the World Ocean Summit (Cumbre Mundial del Océano). Hashtag #OceanSummit The summit takes place March7-9 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. Background The Economist Group has been the host of the World Summit of the Ocean. The purpose is to accelerate the transition towards the sustainable use of the ocean. Key …

The Meaningful Travel Map of Jordan

Tourism Cares and the Jordan Tourism Board have launched the Meaningful Travel Map of Jordan. Key Links https://www.myjordanjourney.com/the-meaningful-travel-map-of-jordan https://www.myjordanjourney.com/social-enterprise-the-jordan-trail-association http://www.jordantrail.org Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tourismcares https://www.facebook.com/MyJordanJourney You might ask we bring this up. Tweets from @justinmfrancis are short and sweet: A PDF map of community based tourism (which can’t be indexed on Google) on a site with almost …

3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance

Poster The 3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance takes place in Chennai, India, March 6-8, 2018. Hashtags: #biofin3gc #finance4nature Questions Is there a conference program or agenda? (Yes) Is there a directory of participants? Are any of the presentations online? What would locals like visitors to know about Chennai? Biodiversity finance is fundamental to sustainable …