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Global Knowledge for Local Sustainability

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  • Pascal van den Noort
    YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE LAUNCH OF SUSTA-INFO Global Knowledge for Local Sustainability Parallel event to the United Nations Climate Change
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 2, 2007
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      YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE LAUNCH OF SUSTA-INFO

      Global Knowledge for Local Sustainability

      Parallel event to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Bali
      Indonesia

      Susta-Info is an initiative that supports local authorities in attaining
      sustainable development, by establishing a portal and web based database,
      making knowledge on local sustainable development accessible to a large
      group of targeted users. Susta-Info provides validated access to European
      Commission funded projects on urban management, sustainable land use, water
      treatment and management, and urban mobility. Additionally, it provides
      access to urban research projects supported by UN-HABITAT and case studies
      from the UN-HABITAT best practices database.

      When: Tuesday December 11, 2007

      8:30 - 9:30 Susta-Info Launch Breakfast

      Host: Susta-Info Consortium; Venue: Grand Hyatt Bali Hotel - Courtyard

      . Breakfast and Official launch on behalf of European Commission and
      UN-HABITAT

      . EU and UN-HABITAT representatives will be present

      11:30 - 12:30 Added Value of Susta-Info

      Host: Susta-Info Consortium; Venue: Grand Hyatt Bali Hotel - Room Singaraja
      I

      . Opening

      . The relevance of research for sustainable development of cities: Mrs.
      Marta Moreno Abat, EC

      . The usefulness for Susta-Info in relation to Millennium Development
      Goals/Climate change/ Local Agenda 21

      . The need for easily accessible knowledge. Video Katholieke Universiteit
      Leuven, Belgium

      . The added value of Susta-info tool for local governments; Ewa Ciuk, ICLEI,
      Toronto, Canada

      . Susta-Info: validation, abstracts, Collexis search; Demonstration of the
      system itself Vanessa Foo, GHK Consulting, London, England

      . The Future of Susta-Info. Discussion on the future of Susta-info with Mrs.
      Marta Moreno Abat, EC Mr. Marco Keiner, UN-HABITAT and others. Moderated by
      Paul van Beek, Goudappel Coffeng, The Hague, The Netherlands

      . Closing

      12:30 - 13:00 How to use Susta-Info

      Host: Susta-Info Consortium; Venue: Grand Hyatt Bali HotelSingaraja I

      . Hands on demonstration of the Susta-Info system by Vanessa Foo, GHK
      Consulting, London, England

      <http://www.susta-info.net> www.susta-info.net (accessible from December
      11, 2007)





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    • rickrise@earthlink.net
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      Message 2 of 5 , May 20, 2008
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