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

Pietro Tundo Ideas Activities
  • Prof
    Venice, Italy
  • Email
    Tel +39 041 234 8642
  • Sector:

  • Organizations:

  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
  • Web Site:

    http://www.megrec.org

About:

Mediterranean Basin UNITWIN Network for Green Chemistry (MEGREC UNITWIN Network) (731), established in 2006

Fields/Disciplines

Environment and society, scientific-technical, socio-cultural and education-communication.; natural sciences-chemistry-green/sustainable chemistry; education- sustainable development-green/sustainable chemistry.

Objectives

- To increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the research process, teaching and training activities in green chemistry in countries of the Mediterranean Basin;

- To promote technology transfer and capacity building;

- To promote awareness of green chemistry among the countries of the Mediterranean Basin and raise awareness of policy-makers through presentation of local case studies and development of appropriate training material;

- To promote establishment of new centres of excellence and laboratories in green chemistry within existing institutions in Mediterranean countries;

- To elaborate guidelines for green chemistry development in all Mediterranean countries;

- To promote the application of green chemistry principles.

Host Institutions:

MEGREC

Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Venice Office.

Contact

Prof. Pietro Tundo, Chairman

Work Phone - +39-041-234-8642

Fax - +39-041-234-8620

Dorsoduro 2137 - Venice

Postal Code - 30123

Country - Italy