Culture, Tourism, and COVID-19: Recovery, Resiliency, and Rejuvenation

Photo: Grand Canyon Dining Room ICYMI, UNESCO’s online discussion livestreamed September 28, 2020: Culture, Tourism and COVID-19: Recovery, Resiliency and Rejuvenation Key Linkswhc.unesco.org/en/news/2171whc.unesco.org/en/news/2177 Questions When are the other discussions in this series? What are the websites and Twitter handles for the speakers? Is there a transcript of the conversation? The debate will be moderated by …

Reveil 2020

Logo Listen to the earth! This weekend the Reveil 2020 transmission loops the earth, tracking sunrise and highlighting the Dawn Chorus and other live environmental sounds from (UTC+1) 5AM on Saturday May 2 to 6AM Sunday, May 3. Key Linkssoundtent.orgsoundtent.org/reveilindex of streams Hashtags: #Reveil2020, #ListenToTheEarth AppsLocusCast About the eventThis project is about live sound, rather …

International Literacy Day 2020

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, private sectors, communities, NGOs, teachers, learners, and experts in the field. There are new challenges of literacy teaching and learning amid COVID19. Planeta.com will be curating tweets, videos, and other new resources. Kudos to UNESCO and …

World Tourism Day 2020

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Planeta.com is curating happenings around the globe providing the deep-dive into tourism and travel’s impact. Check out the embedded tweets below! Please let us know of recommended videos, public zoom events, and other resources of note. Hashtags: #wtd2020, #worldtourismday, #DiaMundialDelTurismo Key Linksunwto.org/world-tourism-day-2020e-unwto.org Questions Is there a theme for …

2020 Summit on Biodiversity

Photo: Chapultepec Park Mark your calendar: September 30 The Summit on Biodiversity will be convened under the theme “Urgent Action on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.” The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will assist the President of the General Assembly in the preparation of the Summit. The …

International Day for Universal Access to Information (2020)

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). Yes, we need a free flow of accurate and reliable information. Hashtags: #AccessToInfoDay, #AccessToInfo, #IDUAI2020 Key Linksunesco.org/commemorations/accesstoinformationdayun.org/en/observances/information-access-day BackgroundIn November 2015, UNESCO adopted a resolution (38 C/70) declaring September 28 of every year as International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). 2020 …

Nature for Life 2020

Hashtags Key LinksNature for Life HubHashtag: #NatureForLife Questions How can remote participants contribute and learn within this event? = ¿Cómo pueden los participantes lejanos contribuir y aprender dentro de este evento? How might this virtual venue be a test case for including global participants in upcoming conservation conferences, workshops, and other events? = ¿Cómo podría …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing people together on …

Hostile Terrain 94

Poster Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) is a participatory art project sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a non-profit research-art-education-media collective, directed by anthropologist Jason De León. The exhibition is composed of some 3,200 handwritten toe tags that represent migrants who have died trying to cross the Sonoran Desert of Arizona between the mid-1990s and 2019. These tags …

2020 American Indian Tourism Conference

Poster The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) announces it is is waiving all registration fees for the 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC). September 14-18, 2020. Hashtag: #OneCountryManyNations This edition of the venerable event takes place in all-digital platform. The hosts are using NATIVE Act funding to underwrite the event. An all-star …