ENCOURAGING GLOBAL LINKS
FIELD STUDIES COUNCIL –UNITED KINGDOM Two of our team went on a UK environmental study tour. British Council Egypt organized this tour, aiming at visiting and exploring 5 different institutes; organizations and centers specialized in the field of Environment.
Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES)–Slovakia Two staff members had attended the (YES) course that was held in Slovakia 2006, the courses are organized by the center of sustainability at the Swiss Federal institute of Technology in Zurich,ETH.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP15)-Denmark The UN Conference on Climate Change was held in December 2009 and one WESC member participated at the conference along with other side events that where hold for promoting green technologies, environmental education methodologies.
Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES Alumni) - Sinai, Egypt WESC in partnership with ETH Sustainability initiated the launching of the first Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES) alumni course in November 2008. The course took place in the Sinai Desert, Egypt over the course of 10 days.
Facilitation Training and Capacity Building WESC team has participated in the FTCB training program organized by CIDA Egypt.
Quebec Labrador Foundation (QLF) - USA The QLF is a US-based organization promoting environmental awareness through cultural exchange. The purpose of the fellowship is to allow Middle Eastern Fellows to share with American Fellows experiences and challenges in the environmental field from their respective countries in a series of workshops, some held in the US and others held in the Middle East.
The Climate Advocacy Institute - Turkey The Climate Advocacy Institute Implemented by the International Debate Education Association,350, and tactical technology collective is a three weeks intense program that provide training for young leaders from more than 27 countries in tools that helps them to promote discussions of issues that are important to them and their communities and to advocate for positive change.