Friday, April 1, 2016

has become 
the section "Geoethics, Geological Culture and Society" 
of the SGP - Peruvian Geological Society

The creation of the specialized section "Geoethics, Geological Culture and Society (SEGCGS)" of the SGP - Peruvian Geological Society will be formalized on 6 April 2016, at the auditorium of the SGP. 
The specialized section was officially approved on 6 March 2016 by the Commission for Scientific and Academic Activities of the SGP.
This section is a joint initiative SGP-IAPG. SGP-SEGCGS is the Peruvian section of the IAPG. 
SGP-SEGCGS/IAPG-Peru will start its activities with a presentation titled "Geoethics: the importance of democratizing the geosciences in Peru" by Juan Carlos Alejandro Piscoya Quevedo, Planning and Outreach Coordinator of IAPG-Peru. 
The specialized section on geoethics is the result of the 1st Colloquium on Geoethics in Peru organized by SGP and IAPG-Peru, held on 12 October 2015, in which Silvia Peppoloni (IAPG Secretary General) and Giuseppe Di Capua (IAPG Treasurer) gave speeches about geoethics and the IAPG network, and of the SGP meeting that took place on 29 January 2016. 
Congratulations to Sandra Villacorta, coordinator of IAPG-Peru, and to Eng. Carlos Monges Reyes, President of the SGP, for this important achievement.

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