Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup September 20 – November 2. The final will take place in Yokohama. Hashtag: #RWC2019 Key Links https://www.rugbyworldcup.com https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/qualifying http://www.worldrugby.org/news/245438 http://www.worldrugby.org/news/206713 Headlines how-can-world-rugby-make-the-2019-rugby-world-cup-even-more-exciting http://www.rugbyworldcup.com/news/119391 No plan B for RWC2019 Background The Rugby World Cup is widely acknowledged as the 3rd largest sporting fixture in the world behind the Olympics …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Sámi, Visit Finland Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including #UsaTuVoz and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Key Links https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html Background from the UN: The 55th meeting of the 3rd Committee of …

Red Rock Rendezvous

Poster Red Rock Rendezvous – http://www.redrockrendezvous.com – is the country’s largest outdoor climbing festival, with clinics for ALL climbers, regardless of skill level. Dates for the 2019 event: March 29-31 Beginning climbers can join the Friday UClimb event for personalized instruction in small, encouraging groups. There are also several clinics for beginning climbers throughout the …

Referendum scheduled in Belize

Belize Flag The Government of Belize has set the date for the referendum when Belize will decide whether or not to take the dispute arising from Guatemala’s claim to the ICJ for final settlement. The referendum will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Key Links http://www.mfa.gov.bz http://www.mfa.gov.bz/images/Press%20Release%20Referendum%20Date.jpg Embedded Tweets PRESS RELEASEThe Government of Belize …

Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. We hope you can fall in love (again!) with responsible travel. 2019 is the eleventh year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. Since 2000 Planeta.com has hosted dozens of public dialogues about ecotourism, sustainable tourism, …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages Languages Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Náhuatl Ayuuk Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec Planeta.com #UsaTuVoz Our Languages Matter: NAIDOC Week 2017 Māori Language Week / Te …