Events - Monday, 11 March 2013


The 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP 16) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will address proposals to amend the Convention appendices and several administrative, strategic and financial issues. CITES was adopted in Washington DC, US, on 3 March 1973, and the 40th anniversary of the Convention will be celebrated at the March 2013 event.  

dates: 3-14 March 2013   location: Bangkok, Thailand  

Reorienting Technical and Vocational Education and Training Towards the Green Economy

This seminar is organized by the Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (OREALC/UNESCO Santiago) and the National Learning Institute of Costa Rica. It aims to: share good practices and experiences between the countries of the region; identify challenges and opportunities for the reorientation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) toward green jobs; come up with recommendations to strengthen TVET for green jobs in the region; and develop competencies in the management of solid waste.  

dates: 11-15 March 2013   location: San Jose, Costa Rica