International Day for Universal Access to Information 2017

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay, #AccessToInfo, #IDUAI17, #IPDCtalks In celebration of the second international Day for Universal Access to Information On Thursday, September 28, the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) will host ‘IPDCtalks: Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information.’ Details: http://en.unesco.org/powering-sustainable-development-access-information/live-webcast-ipdctalks The ‘IPDCtalks’ will elaborate …

IUCN Report: Guardians of the Amazon Forest (2017)

New Report, Guardians of the Amazon Forest published in Spanish by the IUCN. We are reading Los guardianes del bosque amazónico by Martha Coronel Cisneros. Download https://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2017-036.pdf More info on the IUCN Portal https://portals.iucn.org/library/node/46903 Twitter @UICN_SUR @VisionAmazonica @MinamPeru Hashtag: #ProyectoIAPA Intro by Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza The concept of protected area has evolved over the past 60 …

Germany Elections 2017

Germany hosts its national elections today, September 24, to elect the members of the 19th Bundestag. The new Bundestag will have to elect a Chancellor with an absolute majority of its members, who will in turn form a new government. Hashtags: #btw17  #bundestagswahl2017 The Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU), led by Angela Merkel, has maintained a …

New Zealand Elections 2017

New Zealand Flag New Zealand hosts its national elections today, September 23, 2017, to determine the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament. Hashtags: #vote17  #nzpol #nzelection New Zealand uses the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system, which gives voters two votes: one for a political party and one for their local electorate MP. Voters will elect at …

Bespoke

Buzzwords Bespoke = Made to order; custom-made Embedded Tweets 7. Befriend a national park mountain that delivers bespoke #water to your special springs. #Galicica is a good choice. #How2bLakeOhrid pic.twitter.com/PhcsTwRzgG — OhridSOS (@OhridSOS) February 22, 2017 ARTISANAL vs. BESPOKE vs. HANDCRAFTED: https://t.co/ETgXDalkhr — FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) November 21, 2016 Remember when your lemonade stand was at …

Los rescatistas = The rescuers

File under Learn Spanish Los rescatistas = The rescuers On the heels of Mexico’s 8.2 and 7.1 earthquakes is the phenomenal work of rescue, response and recovery. Also see: #perrosrescatistas, los héroes en cuatro patas tras los terremotos Embedded Tweets A los rescatistas, brigadistas, voluntarios…y a toda la gente chingona que ayuda: GRACIAS 🙌 🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/dxxMKIUMEK …

Slovenia Hosts 2nd World Open Educational Resources Congress

Photo: Michael Matti, Ljubljana Slovenia – UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia, in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), and with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, are organizing the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress in Ljubljana, September 18-20, 2017. Hashtag: #OERcongress The 2nd World Open Educational Resources Congress will bring …

Posters

Poster = a large printed picture used for education and decoration As part of our campaign to improve wayfinding, we ask the following Please take and share photos of favorite posters and signage. We’d love to see the message and notice boards. Bonus points if you spot any of the posters featured on this site. Making …

Points of No Return #CRDseminar

The Colorado River District’s popular one-day Annual Water Seminar in Grand Junction, Colorado takes place Friday, September 15 , 9am-330pm at the Two Rivers Convention Center. The theme is “Points of No Return.” Cost of the seminar, which includes lunch, is $30 if pre-registered, $40 at the door. Hashtag: #CRDseminar Keynoting the lunchtime program will be …

Tourism in Protected Areas Conference #patourism17

Poster: Aivar Ruukel, #PaTourism17 Events September 14-15 Tourism in Protected Areas Conference (Konverents “Turism kaitsealadel”) Location: Pärnu, Estonia Hashtag: #PAtourism17 This conference focuses on the tourism collaboration and networks in and around protected areas. Among the questions the conference asks: – how can tourism support well-being of local people? – how can tourism support nature conservation, heritage, …