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NASA and NSF celebrate 20th Anniversary of the GLOBE Programme

The GLOBE Programme helps pupils and students make connections between their local environment and the entire Earth system (Imagine: NASA)

Tomorrow, on Earth Day, April 22, NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF) celebrate 20 years of the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) programme. This science and education programme make it possible that students, teachers and scientist work together and participate in science data collection through hands-on science in their local communities.

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Romania: Launch of European Space Education Resource Office

satellite image shows impacts of drought on vegeration in romania

Romania joined nine other countries in the Network of European Space Education Resource Offices (ESERO), the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) announced. The official launch event took place during the ‘Romanian Space Week,’ an annual scientific conference organised by ROSA between 12 and 16 May 2014.

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Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)

Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1980.

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5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Myanmar

UNDP has been implementing the Human Development Initiative (HDI) in Myanmar since 1994 to provide support to poor communities in areas of food security, primary health care, environment, HIV/AIDS, and training and education. UNDP currently works in more than 60 townships around the country. UNDP’s initiatives target the most vulnerable communities and work to improve opportunities for sustainable livelihoods.

Website: http://www.mm.undp.org/

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Myanmar Ministry of Science and Technology

To promote the effectiveness and success in the development of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Science and Technology was established on 2 October 1996.The Ministry of Science and Technology is based on the Myanmar Science and Technology Research Department which carries out research and development work for the development of the nation’s industry since 1954.

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University of the West Indies (UWI)

The University of the West Indies established in 1948 initially as an external College of the University of London and made fully independent in 1962, is the oldest, fully regional institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth Caribbean. The University has expanded to four campuses located in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad. The enduring mission of the University of the West Indies is to propel the economic, social, political and cultural development of West Indian society through teaching, research, innovation, advisory and community services, and intellectual leadership.

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Ecuadoran Civilian Space Agency (EXA)

The Ecuadoran Civilian Space Agency was founded on November 1st, 2007 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, as an independent civilian body to administrate and implement the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Program. EXA develops scientific research in the fields of planetary and especial sciences and promotes the development of science in the Ecuadoran education.

Website: http://www.exa.ec/

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Ecuadoran Ministry of Education (MINEDUC)

The Ministry of Education’s mission is to ensure both access to and quality of Early Childhood, Elementary and High School Education in Ecuador. It does so through the integral, holistic and inclusive education of children, youth and adults, taking into account the possible multiculturalism, multinationality, ancestral languages and gender. It promotes a perspective that strengthens social, economic and cultural development, and the unity of citizenship in the diversity of Ecuadoran society.

Website: http://www.educacion.gob.ec

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Mexico Campus of the Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC)

The agreement for the establishment of the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC) was signed by the governments of Mexico and Brazil in 1997.
The CRECTEALC impart long duration courses on space science and technology education.

Website  http://www.crectealc.org/

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