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GIFN Seminar Series - Visit of the Vice Minister of Education of Uruguay 9.3.2011

To honour the visit of the Vice Minister of Education of the Republic of Uruguay, the GIFN Seminar Series has organised a new event on Uruguayan Forest Policy: Impacts on Socio-economic, financial and education sectors. The seminar will be held on Wednesday 9.3.2011, 10-12:00, B-332 (Latokartanonkaari 7) on Viikki campus.

The seminar programme:

10:00-10:30 Impacts of the forestry cluster on the economy of Uruguay, By Mr. Alejandro Garofali, Counsellor - Chargé d'Affaires, a.i., Embassy of Uruguay, Stockholm

10:30-11:00 Forest policy and development of forestry sector in Uruguay, by Prof. Carlos Mantero, Universidad de la República and former Director of Forests of Uruguay

11:00-11:30 Education in the Forestry Sector and Design in Uruguay, by Vice Ministra Chem Eng. María Simón, Ministry of Education of Uruguay

11:30-12:00 Panel discussion

This seminar is open to the public. We look forward to seeing you at the seminar!

Please register via e-mail on Tuesday 8.3. at the latest:

Information on the seminar and the minister’s visit: Gabriela Albarracín,, 09-191 57967