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  June 1998    

Recent UNU activities
2-21 February, Accra, Ghana: UNU/INRA Course on Computer Applications to Natural Resource Management in Africa.

4-6 February, Bangkok, Thailand: International Symposium on Information Technology Tools for Natural Disaster Risk Management.

5 February, Tokyo, Japan: UNU/IAS Seminar on "A Science with Consciousness as its Object" by Dr. Scott Hagan, McGill University.

10-24 February, Islamabad, Pakistan: UNU/ILA First Regional Leadership Programme.

12-13 February, Kyoto, Japan: Planning Workshop and International Symposium on Environmental Governance and Analytical Techniques: Air Pollution and Air Quality Monitoring.

16-20 February, Kyoto: Training Workshop for the Project "Environmental Monitoring and Analysis in the East Asian Region: Technology Transfer and Environmental Governance."

25-26 February, Tokyo: International Symposium on Global Mobilization of Intellectual Resources for the Development and Stability of Africa.

2-4 March, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil: UNU/IAS First Workshop on Quartz Industrial Trade System (QITS): Material Life Cycle and Environmentally Sustainable Development.

2-13 March, Pathumtani, Thailand: Training Workshop on Asia-Pacific Mussel Watch: Heavy Metal, Organochlorine Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Analysis Using the Mussel Watch Approach.

2-13 March, Neuquen, Argentina: UNU/IIST Training Course on Formal Software Development.

3-5 March, Tokyo: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Environmental Education.

11 March, UNU Headquarters, Tokyo: Lecture on "The Role of the United Nations in Today's World," by Mr. Hennadiy Udovenko, President of the 52nd Session of the UN General Assembly.

18-20 March, Calcutta, India: Ganges Basin Forum.

20-21 March, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (tentative): Planning Workshop on Institutions and Development in Africa.

29 March, Lisbon, Portugal: UNU/IIST Training Course on Semantics and Logic for Provable Fault-Tolerance.

29 March-4 April, Mbarara, Uganda: Workshop for the Project "People, Land Management and Environmental Change (UNU/PLEC).

30 March, UNU Headquarters: Award Ceremony for UNU Fellows.

1-9 April, Miranda, Venezuela: UNU/BIOLAC Training Course on Simulation and Economic Evaluation of Biotechnological Processes.

1 April 1998-31 March 1999, Tsukuba, Japan: Training Programme on Food Science and Technology (UNU-Kirin Fellows).

17-18 April, Oxford, UK: UNU/INTECH's Second Workshop on Investing in the South: Technological and Financial Investment Decisions by Manufacturing Firms in Southern Europe.

20-30 April, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea: UNU/IIST Training Course on Formal Software Development.

27 April-4 May, Beijing, China: Meeting of the Project on Sustainable Development Framework for Developing Countries: The Case of China.

27 April-17 June, Geneva, Switzerland: Training Course on Analysis and Management of Geological Risks.

27 April-27 October, Reykjavík, Iceland: UNU Geothermal Training Programme.

27 April-5 December, São José dos Campos, São Paulo: Training Programme on Remote Sensing Technology.

April 1998-March 1999, Campinas, São Paulo: Training Programme on Science and Technology Policy.

18-30 May, Beijing: UNU/IIST Training Course on Formal Techniques for Software Development.

20-22 May, London, UK: Workshop on Sustainability, Globalization and Hazards: Enhancing Resilience for Sustainable Development and Hazard Mitigation in an Era of Globalization.

Keeping the heat down in Kyoto Contents Towards a greener UN in the 21st Century