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2nd Annual Utah High School Essay Contest Report

On March 30, 2012, The Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF) held at the Orem Public Library, the Second Annual Utah High School Workshop and Essay Contest on the topic of the “Sustainable Energy for Mountain Communities”, in support of the United Nations initiative to declare 2012 as the “International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.” This event was co-sponsored by the Utah Valley University’s History & Political Science Department and the Aspen International Mountain Foundation (AIMF).

President of UIMF visits the United Nations and the State Department

In preparations for the Utah Valley University and Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF) participation at the United Nations RIO+20 conference on sustainable development On June 20-22, 2012, and co-hosting the Conference on women’s issues, sustainability, and conflict in the Andean region in Puno, Peru, the President of the UIMF John McClure visited the United Nations headquarters in New York and the State Department in Washington D.C. on March 5, 2012.


Ubuntu and Sustainable Development in Africa

Event: Ubuntu and Sustainable Development in Africa

Topic: Sustainable Development and Women Empowerment in Africa

Organizers: UIMF, UVU, SMD Club

Date: Thursday April 12, 2012

Place: LI120

10:00- 10:05: Welcome Speech: Dr. David Connelly

10:05-10:15: Introduction of Conference and Guest Speakers

for 10 o’clock hour : Brandon Merrill

10:15- 11:00: Presentations from Robert Workman (and Ann Merrill?)

11:00- 11:15: Q&A

11:15-11:30: BREAK

11:30- 11-40: Welcome Speech and Introduction of Guest Speakers for 11 o’clock

hour: John McClure

11:40-12:20: Jesse Gray and Elise; Help International “Proud to be a girl”

12:20-12:30: Q&A

12:30- 12:40: Remarks by (TBA)

12:40- 12:45: Closing words by Dr. Keith Snedegar