14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (2019)

Hashtags Rolling recap of the the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural HeritageDecember 9-14, 2019, Bogota (Colombia). This page is a rough draft as the session is … in session. Hashtags: #14com Key Linkshttps://ich.unesco.org/en/14comhttps://ich.unesco.org/en/14com-presshttps://ich.unesco.org/en/listshttps://ich.unesco.org/en/diveIntangible Heritage Committee inscribes four practices on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need …

Brexit 2019

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 2019 news about Brexit HeadlinesWhat just happened? (January 29) February MarchBrexit march: Hundreds of thousands join referendum protest AugustBoris Johnson asks Queen to suspend Parliament – BBCBrexit shock as UK PM asks Queen to suspend Parliament SeptemberUK Parliament seizes control in an attempt to avert no-deal Brexit OctoberBoris Johnson calls …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2019

Wordcloud Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) announcement comes from Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. The selection and popular vote have changed over the years. In 2019 the announcement and voting takes place in early December (not January as previously done). The committee announces their selection and launches a public vote for readers’ …

UNESCO’s Contributions to the International Year of Indigenous Languages

Hashtags Paris – Spotlight on this week’s International Conference Language Technologies for All . Kudos to UNESCO for livestreaming video. Hashtag: #LT4All Key Links unesco.org/LT4All unesco.org/events/international-conference-language-technologies-all-lt4all-enabling-linguistic-diversity-and Day 2 and 3 PDF Questions Are any of the resources / reports mentioned available online? Are there highlight videos? Is there a directory of participants? What are the …

Climate COP25 Tourism

Photo: Las Vegas Spotlight on Climate and Tourism at this week’s Climate COP25 (December 2019) December 03, 2019 4am PacificClimate Action in the Travel and Tourism Sector https://unfccc-cop25.streamworld.de/webcast/climate-action-in-the-travel-and-tourism-sector-re Agenda (PDF)New Action Plan Towards Achieving Climate Neutrality in Travel and Tourism by 2050 https://www.unwto.org/one-planet-stp-cop25 Transforming tourism for climate action requires embracing a low carbon pathway with …

USA 2019

USA Flag Curating headlines and tidbits from the USA: FebruaryNo thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos/Medium April JulyCNN’s 2020 Democratic debate set for July 30-31 in DetroitHow to watch the second Democratic presidential debate on CNNTrump mistakenly claims Revolutionary War soldiers ‘took over airports’ in ‘Salute to America’ speech Why Is Everyone So Upset …

Freeways without Futures (2019)

Report cover New publication [email protected] BackgroundCNU advocates for replacing urban freeways with surface streets, boulevards and avenues as the most cost-effective, sustainable option for cities grappling with aging grade separated roads. This has the added benefit of providing significant opportunities to heal local street networks and improve regional traffic dispersion. As federal and state DOTs …

2019 Calendar

Poster Looking back at 2019, here are some of the highlights. Please like or share if you joined any of the following events: International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages 500th Anniversary 1519 – 2019+ January Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference #Tourism4SDGs19 Living Green Super Recycling Day 2019 …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayöök, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Suggestions are welcome as continue to edit and update this page. Key Linksiyil2019.orghttps://en.iyil2019.org/media/#becomehttps://en.iyil2019.org/registrationhttps://es.iyil2019.org/registro/https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.htmlhttps://www.iyil.org Questions for the organizers What are the hashtags for the 2019 International Year? Questions for organizers of other events Will …

Ecological Society of Australia 2019 Conference

Hashtags More than 600 ecologists gathered in Launceston, Tasmania to discuss the big issues facing our planet at the Ecological Society of Australia 2019 Conference. Hashtag: #ESAus19 Key Linksecolsoc.org.auConference Statement (PDF)Media [email protected] esa2019.org.au Questions Are there any videos of the presentations and keynotes? Are any of the presentations / resources mentioned online? What would locals …