2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayuuk, Clay Rabbits Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome as we edit and …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

2019 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

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

2019 Calendar

Photo What’s on the calendar in 2019? Year-long celebration 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages February 2019 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19 Later in the year Rugby World Cup 2019 Planeta.com The Value of Collaboration

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 We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Ayuuk Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Māori Language Sámi Language Quechua Náhuatl …

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference #Tourism4SDGs19

Mark the dates in 2019. The Institute of Development Studies at Massey University hosts the first Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference January 24-25, 2019 at the Albany campus, Auckland, New Zealand. Hashtag: #Tourism4SDGs19 Key Links https://tourism-sdg.nz https://tourism-sdg.nz/2018/07/02/tourism4sdgs https://tourism-sdg.nz/call-for-papers https://twitter.com/Tourism4SDGs Background The Sustainable Development Goals, ratified at the United Nations in 2015 and set …

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 …

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 …