New Games

Board Games Pandemic YouTube Video description of how to play Pandemic. 0:00 Intro 0:22 Overview 0:53 Setup 3:16 Actions 5:57 After you have completed your actions. 7:00 Epidemic cards 8:00 Outbreaks 8:28 How to win 8:35 Ways you can lose 8:55 Cards that can help you win 9:16 Conclusion

UNESCO

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Unesco The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. The purpose of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and …

Attention

Poster: Ron Mader, What is the value of attention? Attention = Focusing consciousness and taking notice Anyone can pay attention for an instant. But what does it take to pay attention over time? When institutional memory is lacking or we find ourselves fidgeting, it’s hard to practice anything resembling conscious living, let alone travel. Conscious …

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. These examples lead to our very own wiki. For the purposes of this site, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step …

Engagement

Graphic: Ron Mader, Levels of Engagement (2017) Engagement = Meaningful interaction One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is that of engagement – how to communicate, interact and listen to locals and how to avoid fatigue over the rough patches. Avoiding engagement fatigue is critical …

The Value of Collaboration

Photo: Museo del Oro Zenú Lack of collaboration is a proverbial stone in the road for those developing any ‘sustainable’ tourism operation. Let’s be clever and work smarter, not harder. Many tourism players are aware that improving collaboration is a worthy objective, yet they feel stymied by how to put practice into action. Instead of competing, …

Peace

Peace = freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility. Translating: Every moment of the day provides an opportunity to create the conditions for peace. Afrikaans: Elke oomblik van die dag bied ‘n geleentheid om die voorwaardes vir vrede te skep. German: Jeder Moment des Tages bietet die Möglichkeit, die Bedingungen für Frieden zu schaffen. Spanish: Cada …

United Nations

Photo United Nations … Key Links http://www.un.org Celebrations October 24 is UN Day Embedded Tweets The future of libraries isn't paper vs digital, but rather how digital extends the power of written knowledge. pic.twitter.com/5c7Ewz4TC0 — Francesco Pisano (@pisanoUN) May 4, 2017 Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/un http://planeta.wikispaces.com/undp Planeta.com Global Goals