Friday, May 11, 2007

Space Tools and Solutions for Monitoring the Atmosphere in Support of Sustainable Development

Use of space applications for sustainable development to support the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit onSustainable Development
From our daily mail:
"Dear Colleagues,
We would like to inform you that the United Nations/Austria/European SpaceAgency Symposium on “Space Tools and Solutions for Monitoring theAtmosphere in Support of Sustainable Development ” will be held in Graz,Austria from 11 to 14 September 2007.The Symposium is part of a series of annual symposia held in Graz since2003 concerned with the use of space applications for sustainabledevelopment to support the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit onSustainable Development. It will be hosted and co-sponsored by the FederalMinistry for European and International Affairs and the Federal Ministryfor Transport, Innovation and Technology of the Government of Austria, theState of Styria, the City of Graz and by the European Space Agency (ESA).Detailed information on the Symposium, including the application form, isavailable online at the limited funds available to the co-sponsors, a number of selectedparticipants from developing countries and countries with economies intransition, will be offered financial support to attend the Symposium.Applicants fulfilling the conditions and seeking financial support areinvited to fill out and return the application form by mail, no later thanFriday, 22 June 2007.If you or your organization wishes to contribute to the Symposium, e.g. bymaking a presentation or demonstration of relevant space applications, orby sending representatives, please also do not hesitate to contact us.We also kindly ask you to forward this announcement to anyone who might beinterested.With kind regards,Levent Canturk (Mr.)Associate Programme OfficerSpace Application SectionOffice For Outer Space AffairsUnited Nations Office at ViennaE-0974PO Box 5001400 Vienna, AustriaTel: (+43-1) 26060-5748Fax:(+43-1) 26060-5830Email: levent.canturk@unvienna.orgWebsite:"

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