Bahai News - Applying Baha'i Teachings to the Environment
Applying Baha'i Teachings to the Environment
TO: All Baha'is and friends of the Faith interested in the environment.
RE: The 4th Annual Conference of the International Environment Forum
"Applying the Baha'i Teachings to the Environmental Challenges Facing
WHEN: December 12 (2:00 PM) - December 14, 2000 (5:00 PM)
WHERE: Rosen Plaza Hotel http://www.clarionplaza.com/frames1.html
Orlando, FL (USA). Hotel and airline information is available at the SED
conference web site (below).
SPEAKERS/FACILITATORS include: ARTHUR DAHL (Switzerland); ROXANNE
LALONDE (Canada); IRMA ALLEN (Swaziland); PAUL HANLEY (Canada); LLOYD
BROWN (USA); MELINDA SALAZAR (USA); JOHN GRAYZEL (USA); PETER ADRIANCE
TOPICS, in brief: Applying Baha'i teachings to environmental challenges;
Environmental attitudes/religious beliefs; Gender/environment; the Earth
Charter/world citizenship; Creating sustainable Baha'i communities;
Agriculture/Environment; human cultural diversity/biological diversity;
ALSO: IEF General Assembly (business meeting); an enhanced learning
environment, interactive format and use of the arts; ample networking
CHILDREN AND YOUTH: Interested youth (15 and over) are welcome to attend
IEF sessions. Dynamic programs for children and jr. youth are planned Dec.
15-17, during the SED conference only (see below).
HOW TO REGISTER: The 4th Annual IEF conference http://bounty.bcca.org/ief/conferen.htm precedes the Baha'i Conference
on Social and Economic Development (SED) for the Americas http://www.rabbanitrust.org.._sed_conference.htm , Dec. 14-17. The
IEF conference is free but to attend one must register
http://www.rabbanitrust.org/reg_form.htm and pay for the SED Conference.
Just check the IEF interest box at the bottom of the form. Space in the
IEF conference is limited, so please register early.
E-CONFERENCE OPTION: There will be an electronic version of the
conference. Those who are unable to attend can participate via e-mail.
To register for the electronic version of the conference ONLY please send
your name, full mail address and e-mail address to the International
Environment Forum email@example.com by Nov. 30. There is no
fee for the electronic conference.
FOR FURTHER INFO: Established in 1997, the International Environment
Forum is a Bahá'í-inspired non-governmental organization that links
together Baha'is and others interested in the fields of environment and
sustainable development. For more information write firstname.lastname@example.org or see
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