E-bulletin du RCEN
November 25th, 2009
RCEN establishes a Strong Partnership with the UN Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
On November 10th, the RCEN and the United Nations Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity signed a memorandum of understanding which will establish a collaborative framework between the two partners. This new partnership will promote greater awareness of the Convention on Biological Diversity amongst civil-society organizations in Canada and abroad. Read more...
Apply for Two Youth Eco-Internships until Nov. 27th!
The RCEN is pleased to offer two internship opportunities to Canadian youth between the ages of 15 and 30. Through the YMCA/YWCA’s Youth Eco-Internship Program, we are seeking one Youth Caucus Intern and one Biodiversity Caucus Intern to support these growing caucuses.
For details related to these positions, go to http://www.cen-rce.org/eng/jobs.html. The deadline for applications has been extended to November 27th.
Sierra Club Welcomes New Executive Director
The Sierra Club of Canada (SCC) has announced the appointment of John Bennett to the position of Executive Director. From 1998-2006, Mr. Bennett spearheaded SCC's global warming campaign. The RCEN wishes him all the best in this new position. Read John Bennett’s extended profile.
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Call for Nominations:
Join the RCEN Agriculture Caucus Steering Committee
Navigable Waters Protection Act Regulatory Development
Trees By the Shore - Communities encouraged to Apply Now to New Planting Program
CBC Documentary: Can we get rich.... and save our planet too?
Sierra Club of Canada – Sign-on to Letter Regarding the Darlington New Nuclear Plant’s Review Panel
12dec09.dk – Support the Planet First–People First Demonstration in Copenhagen
Les amis de la vallée du Saint-Laurent - Sign the petition to declare the river a national heritage site
Study Investigates Cancer-Environmental Connection in NB Communities
IISD - A Sustainable Development Roadmap for the WTO
The Pembina Institute - Environmental Policy Analyst
Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition - Executive Director
For Climate’s Sake – Capacity Building Development Coordinator
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