Wednesday, February 09, 2005

UNESCO: Opportunities Upon U.S. Reentry

Description of the Seminar

The reentry of the US into UNESCO in October 2003 opens up opportunities for the scientific, educational and cultural communities to increased engagement and influence in UNESCO programs. This symposium will outline the broad array of UNESCO programs and interest areas, as well as highlighting those of particular US interest.

PARTICIPANTS: Barrett Ripin (Moderator), U.S. Department of State; Louise Oliver (Speaker), US UNESCO; Walter Erdelen (Speaker), United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization; Shirley Malcom (Speaker), AAAS Education and Human Resources; Bruce Alberts (Speaker), National Academy of Sciences; Terry Garcia (Speaker), National Geographic Society; Lily Schuermann (Discussant), American Society for Microbiology.

LOCATION: AAAS Annual meeting, Marriott Park Wardman Hotel, Ball Room Salon 2, 2660 Woodley Road, Washington, DC 20008;

DATE: Saturday, February 19, 2005

TIME: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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