Monthly Archives: enero 2010

Some good links for Position Papers on water

These are some of the more consistently good sites for doing research for the position papers on water. They seem to cover all aspects, including background information, national actions, and international actions. Some have been mentioned before, here on this … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Education, Freshwater Resources, Malnutrition, Position Papers | Leave a comment

Water Presentation Powerpoint

Going along with the post by Karen below, I have attached the powerpoint used for the presentation given by Alberto Garrido. It had to be split into parts because it was such a large file. The slides will look a … Continue reading

Posted in Freshwater Resources | Leave a comment

Video and Link from Water Talk

I went searching and found two things: 1) The video that Alberto Garrido showed us at the end of the water lecture back in December.  My students were interested in the video, but it went a bit fast for them, … Continue reading

Posted in Freshwater Resources | Leave a comment

Resolutions Guide

This is a brief guide that I made to introduce my students to resolutions. It’s basically just a collection of information from the GC Training Materials, but I fit it all into 1 double-sided page. Resolutions Guide -Michael (IES Cantabria)

Posted in Conference Tools, General Tools, Resolutions | Leave a comment

Mini speech outline

mini speech outline Writing a Position Paper final Hello all! I hope conference preparation is going well! This is the outline that I used with my students to write their speeches, or summaries of their position papers, for the mini … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Education, Conference Tools, Freshwater Resources, General Tools, Malnutrition, Speeches | Leave a comment

Tracking the MDGs: Global Partnership Progress

http://www.undp.org/mdg/tracking_donorcountryreports2.shtml Hey everyone, I don’t know if you’ve come across this website yet, but if you have “developed” countries looking for information, this lists several (Australia | Belgium | Denmark | European Community Finland | France | Germany| Japan | … Continue reading

Posted in Position Papers, Resolutions, Speeches | Leave a comment

AQUASTAT

As we write our position papers the first place I’ve been sending my GA students is AQUASTAT, the “global information system on water and agriculture” of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Particularly useful are the Country Profiles, summaries of … Continue reading

Posted in Freshwater Resources, Position Papers | Leave a comment

Concluding Procedures for the Conference

Ending the Conference When we did the training back in November, Karen gave me a handwritten paper with instruction for wrapping up the conference–the final caucuses and then presenting draft resolutions and voting.  Some of it is in the book … Continue reading

Posted in Conference Tools, General Tools | Leave a comment

A new water website

Hey guys! I just found this website which has a lot of information about individual countries and their water programs. All you need to do is search water and the country name. It’s not written for kids, but if you … Continue reading

Posted in Freshwater Resources, Position Papers | Leave a comment

Youtube Water Channel

While looking for Renee’s video, I stumbled upon this youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TVEAPfilms It features loads of things about the water, including Spain. I’m hooked and have now watched Spain, Japan and Tanzania. Jason (IES Lope de Vega)

Posted in Freshwater Resources | Leave a comment