International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education

ISSN: 1467-6370

Article publication date: 1 April 2000




(2000), "Diary", International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Vol. 1 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijshe.2000.24901aac.001



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Keywords: Environment, Education, Networks

Over 2,900 groups in 164 countries have already signed up, and will participate in Earth Day festivities around the globe. Worldwide events in April include:

  • A global music concert in Manila that will be broadcast across Asia.

  • 30,000 trees planted by students in Mexico City.

  • A biodiversity conference in London to be hosted by Prince Charles.

  • The organization of a national youth environmental education network and environmental monitoring system for Earth Day 2000 in Gabon. Organized by local environmentalists, the network will connect Africa with similar networks in France, Canada and Belgium.

For a full listing of Earth Day events click on the events calendar at http://www.earthday.net

Urban 21: Global Conference on the Urban Future

International Congress Center, Berlin

4-6 July 2000

In July 2000 Germany will host URBAN 21. This Global Conference is one of the key elements of the Global Initiative on Sustainable Development, sponsored by Brazil, Germany, Singapore and South Africa. URBAN 21 is aimed at all experts who are involved in the development of towns and cities and who support the improvement of living and environmental conditions in urban areas.

Host: The Federal Republic of Germany, supported by its partners in the Global Initiative on Sustainable Development. Organizer: Federal Ministry of Regional Planning, Building and Urban Development. URBAN 21 is an event under the broad umbrella of EXPO 2000, Hanover, 7 July 2000. For more information, email: info@urban21.de; www.urban21.de

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