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Tripartite Environmental Education Workshop & Symposium to be Held

September 28, 2006

The Ministry of the Environment of Japan will hold a Workshop & Symposium on the Environmental Education of the three countries, Japan, China, and Korea on the 27th and 28th of October 2006, in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. At the workshop, experts from the three countries will discuss ways to promote the Tripartite Environmental Education Network (TEEN). At the Symposium, they will exchange their views and information on environmental education (EE). The Symposium is being co-organized by Ishikawa Prefecture and Kanazawa City.

TEEN is being built under the project of raising environmental community consciousness in the three countries. The project to raise such consciousness was endorsed in the Joint Communique adopted at the 2nd Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting in 2000.

Date: Friday, October 27 & Saturday, October 28, 2006
Venue: Ginsen room of KANAZAWA NEW GRAND HOTEL
Organizers:
Workshop - The Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Symposium - The Ministry of the Environment of Japan, Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa City
Participants: Experts and Officers from Japan, China, and Korea
Program:
Workshop (September 27): *Closed meeting
Session 1 - Example of EE youth program
Session 2 - Town building / local community development centered on EE

Symposium (September 28): *Open meeting
1:30pm - 4:30pm, Theme - EE in coastal regions of 3 countries

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