International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Request for Donations Suggestion Suggestion N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 Sri Lanka has made a considerable progress in the implementation of IYC 2011 activities. A request is made for assistance from the donors, to continue the rest of the activities.
Topic: hands-on activities, engaging the youth, workshops, conferences, seminars, competition, exhibition Audience: professional chemists, international, global, decision makers, regional, educators, scientists

RECOGNITION OF THE CHEMISTRY PROFESSION Suggestion Suggestion N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 As highlighted in the IYC 2011 declaration, chemistry and chemical sciences are involved in every aspect of life and in almost every thing that we use. In view of its importance in the national development the profession of Chemistry and the professional chemist should be given due recognition by the Governments.
Topic: workshops, conferences Audience: general public, scientists, professional chemists, researchers, decision makers

Green Chemistry in the Arab Region Collaboration Collaboration Ziad Khalifa   |   added on Apr 06, 2011 The Objective of our initiative is to provide a macroeconomic analysis of policy reforms and investments to the Arab region in green sectors and in greening brown sectors. The initiative will assess how sectors such as renewable energies, clean ans efficient technologies, water services ans sustainable agriculture can contribu
Topic: hands-on activities, engaging the youth, experiments, workshops, conferences, presentations, science fair, environment, seminars, game, periodic table, water quality, drawing competition Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, school children, scientists, teachers, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, international, researchers, decision makers, post graduate students, regional, post secondary students

IYC - Maloka - Colombia Suggestion Suggestion Cristián Vargas   |   added on Apr 04, 2011 We are a nonprofit interactve museum with 12 years of experiencie about teaching young and not too young people.
Topic: history of chemistry, experiments, presentations, exhibition Audience: scientists, teachers, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education

Humanity, cooperation and chemistry Collaboration Collaboration Patricia Carabelli   |   added on Mar 15, 2011 Discussion of actual problem that Japan is facing, thinking about ways of cooperating with japaneses people, thinking about the importance of safety and caring for others in life, discussing the imperfectness of things and how to think them over, face them, the responsability of scientists and all towards humankind.
Topic: environment Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, scientists, high schools, teachers, educators, professional chemists, decision makers