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Register now: Workshops on Diversity and Global Understanding, 31 May - 2 June 2010, Vienna, Austria

10.05.2010

The Workshops on Diversity and Global Understanding will take place from the 31 May to 2 June 2010 in Vienna, Austria, jointly organized by the UN Studies Association, the Heidelberg University, the University of Vienna and TermNet, the International Network for Terminology.

On the 31. May 2010 you are invited to a reception by the Go4Diversity Project at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (Gewerbehaus, Wilhelm Neusser Saal, Wirtschaftskammer Wien) -  from 18.00 to 20.00. Go4Diversity is a project concerning the topics migration, diversity and integration in Austria. In this reception the project representatives will present shortly the objectives, activities and results (until now) of this project.

On 1 - 2 June 2010 a series of workshops will take place at United Nations Information Service, Vienna International Centre.

  • WORKSHOP I: Diversity and Diversity Management
  • WORKSHOP II: Go4Diversity: Global Education, Migration and Science
  • WORKSHOP III: Terminology - better communication in the context of peace
  • WORKSHOP IV: Global Education
  • WORKSHOP VI AND PRACTICAL TRAINING: Fostering global understanding through new ICT tools and ways of communication

The workshops aim to bring together researchers and practitioners from different fields and disciplines with an interest in the issues and challenges of diversity in global working environments such as the UN. The objective is to deepen the international debate on questions pertaining to cultural diversity, ranging from diversity management and terminology to global education and the use of new communication tools.

The workshops are free of charge but registration prior to the event is required:
http://www.workshops-on-diversity.org/content/registration

The workshops take place in conjunction with TermNet's International Terminology Summer School, 24-28 May 2010:
http://www.termnet.org/english/events/tss_2010/index.php
and the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS), 4 - 6 June and in Vienna:
http://www.acuns.org/annualmeet

For more information about programme, registration and speakers, visit:
http://www.workshops-on-diversity.org/

  
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