Mexico Hosts #TianguisTuristico2018

Buzzwords Mazatlán, Mexico hosts the annual Tianguis Turístico April 15-18, 2018. Hashtag: #TianguisTurístico2018 Key Links http://tianguisturisticomexico.com.mx Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Is there a directory of Indigenous-owned tourism services? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Oaxaca Easter 2018

Photos and tweets from Oaxaca, Mexico during Easter Week and Holy Week 2018. Special spotlight on the artisans and artists. Suggestions welcome as we curate Facebook posts and tweets. Request – Please show us photos from the local markets, fairs and altars. If you take pictures of people, please ask their permission. Viernes de Dolores …

March for our Lives

The March for Our Lives (Spanish: Marcha por Nuestras Vidas) is a planned demonstration, scheduled to take place on March 24, 2018, in Washington, D.C. and throughout the United States. Student organizers are planning the march in collaboration with the nonprofit organization Everytown for Gun Safety, following the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, reported by …

World Water Day 2018

Poster World Water Day is March 22 coordinated by UN-Water in collaboration with governments and partners. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated March 22 as World Water Day. The Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015, include a target to ensure everyone has access to safe water by 2030, making water a key …

World Social Forum 2018

The 2018 edition of the World Social Forum (WSF, Portuguese: Fórum Social Mundial) takes place in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, March 13 – 17, 2018. The motto of WSF 2018 is to Resist is to Create, to Resist is to Transform pointing to the need for alternatives for another possible world. Key Links https://wsf2018.org news Press …

SXSW 2018: Mexico Connections

The Austin-Mexico connection is strong  and one of our favorite features from SxSW are the panels and forums focusing on Mexico March 8-14. The mission of Casa Mexico SXSW is to display Mexico’s status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture …

World Ocean Summit 2018

This week Mexico hosts the World Ocean Summit (Cumbre Mundial del Océano). Hashtag #OceanSummit The summit takes place March 7-9 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. Background The Economist Group has been the host of the World Summit of the Ocean. The purpose is to accelerate the transition towards the sustainable use of the ocean. …

3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance

Poster The 3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance takes place in Chennai, India, March 6-8, 2018. Hashtags: #biofin3gc #finance4nature Questions Is there a conference program or agenda? (Yes) Is there a directory of participants? Are any of the presentations online? What would locals like visitors to know about Chennai? Biodiversity finance is fundamental to sustainable …

ITB 2018

From ITB Urlaub ist unsere Natur. Future Day For 15 years, ITB Future Day has been the most important day of the ITB Berlin Convention. This is where mega trends in economy and society and key topics of the global travel and tourism industry are discussed. Exclusive empirical study results and examples of Best Demonstrated …

Bark in the Park 2018

Poster Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 3, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets and kiddie pools of …