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2001 YEEP International Forum on Environmental Education and Management

"The Role of Young People in Decision-Making for Ecologically Sustainable Development"

International Forum

Venue: Lecture Theatre 131, Hope Theatre Building, Bldg 40
University of Wollongong

Hosted by the University of Wollongong


Friday 20 April 2001


2.00 pm

Opening and introduction


Professor John Morrison
Environmental Science Program, and Oceans and Coastal Research Centre, UOW


Presentations and overview of national environmental issues

(~8 minutes each)

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Malaysia
  • Pacific Islands
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
3:00 pm

Afternoon Tea

4.00 pm Discussion groups
  The Forum will split into five discussion groups, each one with a nominated chair and rapporteur. Each group will consider a list of questions supplied by the coordinators and following the discussion the group rapporteur will present a summary of the main points and recommendations to the Forum as a whole.
5.00 pm Presentation of discussion reports
  (5 groups, 5 minutes each followed by all participantsí discussion session)
5.45 pm Round-up and conclusion
6.15 pm Close
7.00 pm Forum dinner
  Hosted by Professor John Patterson
Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong
  Venue: Function Rooms 1 and 2
Level 2, Conference and Function Centre, UniCentre (Bldg 11)

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