Thursday, August 3, 2017

International Association of Hydrogeologists - IAH​ 
officially supports the "Cape Town Statement on Geoethics" 

IAH - International Association of Hydrogeologists officially supports the "Cape Town Statement on Geoethics" (

IAPG wishes to thank António Chambel, IAH President, and the colleagues of IAH Board for the decision taken during the IAH Executive Meeting in July 2017.

Currently 18 geoscience organizations endorse or support the Cape Town Statement on Geoethics:

  1. International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)
  2. European Federation of Geologists (EFG)
  3. American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  4. American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
  5. Geological Society of America (GSA)
  6. EuroGeoSurveys (EGS)
  7. International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG)
  8. International Association of Hydorgeologists (IAH)
  9. International Geoscience Education Organisation (IGEO)
  10. African Association of Women in Geosciences (AAWG)
  11. Young Earth Scientists Network (YES Network)
  12. International Association for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD)
  13. Geology in the Public Interest (GPI)
  14. Italian Geological Society (SGI)
  15. Geological Society of Peru (SGP)
  16. Geology for Global Development (GfGD)
  17. South Asian Association of Women Geoscientists (SAAWG)
  18. African Network for Geo-Education (ANGE)

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

IAPG at the XX Argentine Geological Congress 2017 

Silvia Peppoloni
IAPG-Argentina has co-organized with GEVAS-Red Argentina the Symposium "Geological Hazard and Geoethics" (Peligro geológico y geoética) at the XX Argentine Geological Congress "Geology, Present and Future", that will be held in Tucumán (Argentina) from 7 to 11 August 2017.

The IAPG/GEVAS symposium is planned on 7 August 2017 from 14:30 to 15:50 in the VIP Room of the Sheraton Hotel Tucumán.

Roberto Violante
The Symposium is co-chaired by Roberto Violante (co-coordinator of IAPG-Argentina).

Silvia Peppoloni (IAPG Secretary General) and Giuseppe Di Capua (IAPG Treasurer) will represent the IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics at this event, together with Roberto Violante.

Giuseppe Di Capua
Titles of IAPG presentations:

a) Peppoloni S. and Di Capua G., Geoethical considerations in disaster risk reduction.

b) Di Capua G. and Peppoloni S., Promoting Geoethics Worldwide.

Symposium description (in Spanish):

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