International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Contact Detail

Miguel Araujo Ideas Activities
  • Director, Basel Convention Regional Center for Central America and Mexico (BCRC-CAM)
    Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador
  • Email
    Tel +503 2248 8990
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  • Organizations:

    Basel Convention Regional Center for Central America and Mexico (BCRC-CAM)
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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Our Center has the Mission "To support governments, the private sector and civil society organizations of countries from the region, in the safe and environmentally sound management of hazardous materials( substances, residues, and wastes) and other wastes, through the implementation of the Basel Convention and other related conventions and initiatives, promoting training, technology transfer and access to information regarding these topics, as well as raising the awareness of the general public, with the purpose of preventing damage to the environment and to the health of the population of the region and to contribute to its competitiveness and sustainable development."