Monday, June 09, 2008

National IYPE Committee Meeting hosted by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The Presidential Council Room of HAS, venue of the meeting. Image: HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2008
Next action under IYPE aegis: HUNGEO in late  August in Budapest hosted by the Eötvös L. University of Sciences (ELTE).
Chaired by Károly Brezsnyánszky, former Director of the Hungarian  Geological Institute, the National Committee on the International Year of the Planet Earth met Monday afternoon. Agenda topics included the evaluation of the highly successful Opening Event attracted over 6500 visitors in April and the overview of the follow-on actions with special emphasis on the IYPE-related  domestic series of events.
HUNAGI representative made two proposals (related to the ISDE Summit in Potsdam and the planned FAO/CEN Conference in Budapest) for consideration which were supported by the Committee.

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