International Day for Universal Access to Information 2018

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay, #AccessToInfo, #IDUAI18, #IPDCtalks In celebration of the third international Day for Universal Access to Information … https://en.unesco.org/ipdc-talks-2018 On Thursday, 27 September 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia, the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) will host the third whole-day event …

World Tourism Day 2018

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Hashtags: #wtd2018, #digitaltransformation “Tourism and the Digital Transformation” is the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD). Digital Transformation is a process of becoming digitally literate. We update our guides to 5g, blockchain, iot, open access, smart cities and spotlight the ongoing Indigenous Living Language video series …

Roadtrip: Austin – Las Vegas (September)

Photo: Stop Lingering Notes from the September 2018 roadtrip: Austin – Dallas – Amarillo – Albuquerque – Gallup – Flagstaff – Henderson – Las Vegas Cities Austin, Texas Dallas Amarillo, Texas Albuquerque Gallup Flagstaff Henderson, Nevada States Texas New Mexico Arizona Nevada Highways Interstate 35 Interstate 40 Interstate 11 Route 66 Planeta.com Moving Trucks Roadtrip

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning and public usage. Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Look for details online Te Taura …

Fiestas Patrias 2018

Mexico flag Celebrating the 2018 Mexican Independence Day weekend around the world: Grito de Dolores (on the evening of September 15) and Aniversario de la Independencia (September 16) commemorate Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s Grito de Dolores — on September 16, 1810, in the village of Dolores, near Guanajuato. Hidalgo called for the end of …

Hurricane Florence 2018

Photo: NASA Goddard, Limb view Headlines Florence to Cause Flash Flooding – Weather.com Hurricane Florence slows to crawl as it batters Carolinas Hurricane Florence path shifts: ‘Storm of a lifetime’ headed to Carolina coast Photos Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis North Carolina https://planeta.com/south-carolina

International Literacy Day 2018

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day is celebrated annually worldwide and brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field. Key Links https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/literacyday Concept note (PDF) Translating: International Literacy Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Alfabetización Chinanteco de San Felipe …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Poster The 2018 Wildlife Tourism Australia conference is deep dive, balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents. This Planeta.com page is a preview of the event and will be updated on a regular basis. October 28-31 Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents (Tasmania) Too often …

Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

Announcement: The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week (October 22-28) is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenAccessWeek SPARC: This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars are increasingly adopting open policies and practices, how these are actually implemented is still in flux. …