[Reader-list] International Youth Conference on Biodiversity (Japan, expenses covered)

Chintan chintangirishmodi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 16:28:06 IST 2010

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Link: http://www.biodic.go.jp/biodiversity/youth/call_e.html

Call for Participation
International Youth Conference on Biodiversity in Aichi 2010

The Ministry of the Environment of Japan ("MOE") will hold the
"International Youth Conference on Biodiversity in Aichi 2010" in Japan in
August 2010 in order to promote communication among young people from around
the world and to improve their mutual awareness of biodiversity. The
conference is associated with the 10th meeting of the Conference of the
Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (so-called "CBD COP10")
that will be held in Aichi in October 2010.
This conference takes impetus from a previous international youth conference
held just before COP9 in Germany in May 2008 and the Asia Youth Conference
held in Japan in August 2009, and is intended to
  (1) Provide young people who will lead the next generation with
opportunities to improve their understanding of and participation in
conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity;
 (2) Enhance development of young people who will lead the next generation
through participation in a forum of international discussions and
 (3) Facilitate building of an international network for youths and mutual
understanding among them.
The MOE is now inviting applications from individuals in colleges,
universities and high schools all over the world to participate in the

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