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

Hiranthi Gunawardena Ideas Activities
  • Administrative Officer, United Nations Information Centre, Colombo (UNIC)
    Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Email
    Tel 009411 2580791
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    United Nations Information Centre, Colombo (UNIC)
  • 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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