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  • Bruce Potter at IRF
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    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 8, 2010
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      > From: Kate Lance <klance_remote@...>
      > Date: September 8, 2010 8:23:49 AM EDT
      > To: SDI-LAC <sdi-latinamericacaribbean@...>
      > Subject: [Sdi-latinamericacaribbean] Conference on governance of
      > Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
      > Reply-To: Kate Lance <lancekt@...>
      >
      > http://www.sidsgg.com/
      > 1st International Conference on Governance for Sustainable
      > Development of Caribbean Small Island Developing States
      > 4-7 March 2011
      > Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
      > Sponsored by: University of the Netherlands Antilles
      >
      > The governance of Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
      > for sustainable development is a big challenge. Besides nature human
      > behavior puts a lot of pressure on the development. Phenomena like
      > earthquakes (Haiti 2010) and hurricanes are examples. But also the
      > raising of the sea level and scarcity of water due to climate change
      > are serious threads. But to often the issue of sustainability is
      > reduced to �Planet� issues, putting the issues related to �People�
      > and �Profit� on a second level.
      >
      > The objective of the UNESCO chair is: �To become an open center of
      > collaborative excellence in the field of policy-oriented research on
      > issues of Sustainable Development of SIDS in the context of
      > globalization of the Caribbean, leveraging on the unique insights
      > that can be provided by knowledge production processes based on
      > participatory research, involving stakeholders in the Sustainable
      > Development of SIDS.�
      >
      > This scientific conference is being held to discuss related issues
      > and to share best practices.
      >
      > The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 15 September 2010.
      > Enquiries: sidsgg@...
      >
      >
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