The world faces a looming challenge of handling our waste, an increasing percentage of which is made of plastic, which simply does not go away. Plastic usually accounts for up to 20 percent of a municipality’s waste generation by weight, but by volume, the proportion is significantly higher.
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The 3rd GEN TEFL International Conference welcomes papers discussing new research, new forms of contexts for learning, and new types of collaboration among academics and practitioners from wide range of disciplines and educational settings that explore a rich and diverse view on ELT Policies and Practices.
Modes of Presentation
1) Paper Presentation (research, theory, concept, and practice based papers) - 20 minutes
Voluntas special issue: Civil Society Organizations: the Site of Legitimizing the Common Good
Please see this PDF for more information.
Posted on behalf of the European Inter-University Center for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)
From 30 August to 1 September 2017 civil society activists, researchers and policy makers will gather at the Maison des Associations Internationales (MAI) in Brussels for brainstorming sessions and a public event which will gather over 200 people.
On the occasion of its General Assembly of 14 June, the FAIB announced the following changes with immediate entry into force:
Adrian HARRIS, Director General of Orgalime, becomes FAIB President.
The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and ICCA Thailand are successful in attracting a record high number of Thai associations to attend the two annual seminars aimed at strengthening association management, enhancing their professional role and enabling them to collaborate with suppliers in organizing successful international conferences.
Date: 24-25 October 2017
Description: District Cooling and Heating: The solution for a feverish planet
April 8-10, 2018
Please submit your paper proposals by clicking on http://ippa.org/ippc8
Topics: Procurement reforms, e-procurement, theories, best practices, etc. (see http://ippa.org/ippc8)
We are happy to inform you of the online launch of the 7th edition of our annual Campaign Kit « 19 Days of Activism for prevention of violence against children and youth 1-19 November 2017 ».