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International Law Competition «Youth for Peace» 2008
What is the International Law Competition «Youth for Peace» and who is its Organizer?
The International Law Competition “Youth for Peace” is held among the law students from different countries on yearly basis. Law Department of the International Institute of Labor and Social Relations is the Organizer of this event.
How is the Competition conducted?
The Competition is conducted in the form of a role play. The participants are offered a wide range of problems and situations to which they are to provide solutions using their decision-making skills.
Who can participate in this event?
Team consisting of three (3) students represented the University. Each University can be represented only by one team. Repeated participation of the person already taken part in Competition is not allowed.
What are the stages/rounds of the Competition?
The Competition consists of two main stages: Preliminary round and Final in Minsk, which divides by a few stages.
In order to be selected for the participation in the Competition, the applicants are required to write 3 essays. Final Round - May, 20-24, 2008, Minsk, Republic of Belarus.
How can I participate in this Competition?
In order to participate in the Competition you need to send an application form with answer for Preliminary round task. This task is writing 3 essays. For details visit http://lawschool.by/index.php?page=olimpiada&lang=eng
Call for Papers/Participation: World Conference on the Development of Cities
Democratic innovation and social transformation for inclusive cities in the 21st century
13-16 February 2008
Porto Alegre, Brazil
The World Conference on the Development of Cities has the main purpose of gathering the diversity of democratic innovation and initiatives for the social change, which have been emerging in the last years, creating a collective thinking environment in order to discuss and present experiences, and allowing to approaching city development issues, such as a more organic and systemic development of the cities, and focusing four main subject matters:
1) The Right to the City (Local Policies on the Citizens Rights and Responsibilities);
2) Governance and Democracy in Cities (Innovative Management and Democratic Participation Experiences);
3) Local Development in Cities; and
4) Sustainability and Network-City. These broad subjects will develop into associated subjects, involving, among others, issues such as gender, poverty, youth, immigration, informal labor, environment and violence.
Who should attend: The event is addressed to public managers (city mayors, aldermen, and operators of public policies), university students and specialists, community, business and social leaderships of the democratic participation, focused on urban territorialities and turned to the initiation of a local development in the cities.
To register: http://www.cmdc2008.com.br/inscricoes.php
Call for papers: http://www.cmdc2008.com.br/call_for_papers.php
Conference website: http://www.cmdc2008.com.br/
World Sustainable Development Forum 2008
Delhi Sustainable Development Summit The DSDS - organized by TERI since 2001 -is an
annual international undertaking to continuously provide knowledge and stimulate debate on various
aspects of sustainable development. It has emerged as the only forum on global sustainability issues, with an accentuated thrust on problems relating to the developing world.
The DSDS series has enjoyed global support, from over 60 countries, attracting participation from heads of
government and ministers, and a host of other dignitaries comprising Nobel laureates, development practitioners, scientists, academics, and corporate leaders.
Details here www.teriin.org/dsds/2008/index.htm