Tuesday, February 23, 2016

IAPG Network: DESAME 2016 in Democratic Republic of Congo

Great news from Africa - Democratic Republic of Congo!

The celebration of the Day of Earth Sciences in Africa and Middle-East (DESAME 2016) will be held in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of Congo) on March 20, 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 at the Hotel Nard on Emery Avenue Patrice Lumumba in Nguba.

This event is organized by the DR Congo section of the IAPG-International Association for Promoting Geoethics, YES-DR Congo, DR Congo AAWG-section, in collaboration with StrongWomen DRC, and a workshop will take place, focused on the following themes:

  1. Earth Sciences and Climate Change in South Kivu: Challenges, Opportunities and Perspectives;
  2. Earth Sciences as a bridge between young and senior citizens in order to strengthen peace and coexistence of peoples;
  3. The Congolese women and the natural resources management.

For any one who has a presentation or communication about the themes above, please, kindly contact our IAPG-DR Congo coordinator, Jean Robert Mweze (phone number: +243994202800), and / or send a title and a summary of the presentation at: 
nshokano@gmail.com, kalikchrist@gmail.com, ilombeg@gmail.com.

IAPG-DR Congo has already organized events for DESAME 2014 and 2015.

Join the event in DR Congo, celebrate DESAME 2016!

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