[ASC-list] International Years

Niall Byrne niall at scienceinpublic.com.au
Wed Dec 1 09:17:35 UTC 2010


Sorry,

I should clarify my request.

Is anyone active in Australia for Forests Year or for any other years with a significant science element.

Niall

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Hi Niall / All,

   There are lots of "Years"!  (More, it seems, than are available on calendars)
   Some of the "Years" you may be referring to are those designated by the UN:

      http://www.un.org/observances/

   Not all years need to follow the Jan-Dec calendar structure and, by taking
   just part of the theme it seems possible to work science into many of them.

   eg:  2011 covers "International Year for People of African Descent" and
   "International Year of Youth" (12 August 2010 - 11 August 2011) in addition
   to Chemistry and Forests and science and science communication in particular
   might be worked into both of those themes.

   That page is also the jumping off point for UN days, weeks, and decades.


Cheers,
Charlesw



On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 01:05:22AM +0000, Niall Byrne wrote:
> Dear Ascers,
>
> Next year is the International Year of Chemistry and the International Year of Forests.
>
> RACI is coordinating a program for chemistry.
>
> But does anyone know if there are any plans for Forests Year.
>
> And are there any more Years?
>
> We're not involved in planning for either year but are curious about what's happening.
>
> Feel free to respond on or off list.
>
> I'll compile your answers and post them back to the list.
>
> And we will also provide links to major events in our wrap up bulletins for the International Year of Biodiversity.
>
> Kind regards,
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