The JIEP's Fifth Biennial Conference

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Mon, 2011/06/06 - 08:00 - Wed, 2011/06/08 - 17:00

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JIEP's 5th Biennial Conference on the Environment  

Balancing National Development and Environmental Protection

June 6 –8, 2011             

The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston Jamaica

 

The JIEP 5th Biennial Conference on the Environment aims to provide a forum to examine and discuss the issues that impact national development and the sustainable use of natural resources. The conference will highlight solutions to the "development/conservation dilemma" with a view to raising public awareness and assisting in changing attitudes in order to encourage positive actions. 

Paper and poster presentations will be made in the following areas:

  1. NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    • National goals, education, health, security, economic development, energy, communication, governance etc.
  2. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AFFECTING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    • Land use, use of environment/natural resources, hazards and risks, climate change adaptation etc.
  3. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION
    • Protected areas, heritage conservation, culture, threats to environmental management/protection
  4. ACHIEVING THE BALANCE
    • Policy/sector plans/laws, national strategies, development challenges, international competitiveness, governance structure, monitoring and evaluation.

This event is being held in collaboration with the JCDT Green Expo,  June 10 - 12, 2011, during National Environmental Awareness Week (June 5 - 12).

Activities for the week:

  • Sunday June 5: Church Service
  • Monday June 6 - Tuesday June 7: Presentation of papers at JIEP Conference
  • Thursday June 10 - Friday June 12: Green EXPO.

For further information and/or submissions to the conference committee, please email us at jiepconference@gmail.com.

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