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Call for Youth-Led Projects using Mapping, Geography, GIS for Sustainable Development

From my ISSoTL listserv:

Association of American Geographers, Esri, National Geographic Society, United Nations Environment Programme, United States Department of Agriculture, US Agency for International Development, US Department of State and other partners invite you to:

Submit your youth-led sustainable development project and map in celebration of the UN Rio+20 Conference.

Find helpful resources, tools, and a step-by-step guide to using geography and geographic tools to promote more sustainable communities around the world. Get started at www.mycoe.org.

Ready? Submit your project and map online according to competition guidelines at www.aag.org/mycoesubmit.

All submissions received by June 1st will be reviewed and displayed, and later posted online for public viewing. The most popular projects and others selected by our international committee of experts will be showcased during the Rio+20 United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development in June 2012 and will receive special recognition and prizes.

Sign up for alerts at: http://mail.browsermedia.com/mailman/listinfo/mycommunity.

MyCOE is a U.S. Type II Public-Private Partnership established in 2001 in conjunction with the United Nations World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. It is one of the longest continually operating, sustained partnerships of this kind, and provides geographic perspectives, learning resources, and technological tools to encourage youth from middle school to postgraduate students in more than 100 countries to engage with their local communities around global sustainability themes.  AAG serves as MyCOE Secretariat.

About judithcoe

I am a retired music professor emerita, faculty development champion, SoTL practitioner mentor and trainer, technology geek, fulbright alum, cultural ambassador, digital explorer, artist, and observer with a passion for Irish land- and seascapes, music and literature, Blasket Island people and culture, and the sea.


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