IYPE

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IYPEInternational Year of Planet Earth
IYPEInternational Year for Poverty Eradication (UN)
IYPEInternational Young Publishing Entrepreneur (award)
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The International Year of Planet Earth (2007-2009) was proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) on 22 December 2005.
The International Year of Planet Earth envisages a significantly expanded role for the earth sciences in building a healthier, safer and wealthier society.
The International Year of Planet Earth is connected with many events that have already taken place in Canada in 2007 and 2008.
On the other hand, an action like the International Year of Planet Earth is a superb possibility of rising public awareness of the local and global trends in the evolution of the ecosystem (human society included) of our home planet.
Workshop participants were heartened to learn that CFES/CGEN are currently developing a new Careers in Earth Science web site that will be launched by early 2008 at the latest, as part of the program emanating from the International Year of Planet Earth.
At the time of writing, this program is being aired and is co-sponsored by the International Year of Planet Earth.
de Mulder (Geological Survey of the Netherlands) is Acting Chair of the Board of Officers of the International Year of Planet Earth. A small number of very distinguished individuals have agreed to serve as Goodwill Ambassadors for the IYPE.
(1) Senior Advisor, International Year of Planet Earth, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2
The International Year of Planet Earth is intended to be a vigorous international endeavour, the principal goal of which is to demonstrate the enormous potential of the Earth Sciences to lay the foundations of a safer, healthier, and wealthier society.
On April 28% 2005, UNESCO's Executive Board adopted a Draft Resolution, tabled by the Permanent Delegation of the United Republic of Tanzania, which invites UNESCO's Director General to support all efforts leading to the United Nations General Assembly to declare 2008, the International Year of Planet Earth. Fourteen nations, one of which was Canada, voiced their fur support for this initiative.
Canada will play an important part in the outreach activities associated with the proposed International Year of Planet Earth, and CGC and CGEN have a meaningful liaison role in this activity.
Jim Teller of University of Manitoba and IYPE Senior Advisor described how the UN International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) will be the most ambitious scientific and outreach program ever designed in the earth sciences.
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