Green bulletGuide to creating electronic theses available soon
4 April 2001 - One of the main projects discussed during the UNESCO-sponsored Fourth International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations held at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena (USA) recently was the International Guide for the Creation of Electronic Theses. [More]

Green bullet‘Daughter of the Baltic’ to host Crustal Movements Symposium
2 April 2001 - As part of national implementation of paragraphs 29–34 of the Science Agenda on Environmental and Sustainable Development, Finland is organizing an international symposium on vertical movements and hazards caused by crustal movements. [More]

Green bulletEuro-Arab Research Network launched in UAE
30 March 2001 - The Director-General of UNESCO was among dignataries attending the opening of the Euro-Arab Research Network centre at Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) in the United Arab Emirates last week. The centre was formally inaugurated on 20 March by His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman. [More]

Green bulletCountry profiles promise return to reliable statistics in Central Asia 26 March 2001 - UNESCO’s Almaty Office (Kazahkstan) plans to complete national statistical profiles of five Central Asian republics by the end of this year as part of sub-regional follow-up to the World Conference on Science. [More]

Green bulletMaking water management everyone’s business
22 March 2001 - The First Science Days open today in Casablanca (Morocco) on the theme of the social management of water and the roles universities and other partners can play. [More] Texte français

Green bulletCuba celebrates World Water Day
22 March 2001 - The main activity in Cuba to mark World Water Day today will be a ceremony in the province of Camaguey at which prizes will be awarded to the winners of the Third National Children’s Contest, ‘Trazaguas’. The ceremony will be attended by national authorities, the Diplomatic Corps and representatives of United Nations agencies. [More]

Green bulletICTP/SISSA introduce state-of-the-art courses in complex systems modeling 19 March 2001 - The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste (Italy) are launching a two-year Master's Degree Programme on Modeling and Simulation of Complex Realities. [More]

Green bulletScience Communication Network for the Pacific tabled at workshop 16 March 2001 - Participants in a Canberra workshop (Australia) have proposed the establishment of a science communication network for the Pacific. [More]

Green bulletIran proposes Regional Centre on Urban Water Management 15 March 2001 - A Regional Centre on Urban Water Management in Teheran (Iran), which would operate under the auspices of UNESCO, has come a step closer to realization with the signing of an Aide-Memoire between the Senior Vice-Minister of Energy of Iran and UNESCO’s Deputy Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences. [More]

Green bulletTwo new biosphere reserves
Press Release: The Bureau of the MAB ICC designated two biosphere reserves on the 22 March 2001: Sierra Gorda in Mexico and Waterberg in South Africa. The World Network of Biosphere Reserves now includes 393 sites in 94 countries.

Green bullet IAPSO/IAMAS/CLIVAR Symposium "Role of Ocean on Climate Variability over South America" to be held at Joint IAPSO/IABO Assembly: 2001 An Ocean Odyssey, Argentina, October 2001. [More]

Green bulletDOSS-2 Group of Experts meets in Paris, 13-16 February 2001 The DOSS-2 (Development, Operations, Structures and Statutes) Group of Experts will meet in Paris to discuss the revision of the IOC Rules of Procedure, in light of the new IOC Statutes adopted by the 20th IOC Assembly. [More]

Green bulletGSC-IV    (Vina del Mar, Chile, 14-16 March 2001)

Green bulletI-GOOS-V    (Paris, 28-30 June 2001)