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2nd World Congress on Zero Emissions


"Jacky Foo, IAS/UNU" <[log in to unmask]>


Jacky Foo, IAS/UNU


Sun, 21 Apr 1996 08:48:02 +0900





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2nd Annual World Congress on Zero Emissions
(29-31 May. Chattanooga, USA)
 The Tokyo-based United Nations University's Zero Emissions
Research Initiative (ZERI) is sponsoring this Congress with the
objectives of offering a vision of manufacturing in the future
based on the principles of sustainable development. The Congress
will address issues on how to identify technological
breakthroughs needed to succeed; create new jobs, new
industries, and a higher quality of life; and to facilitate an
effective network to speed up implementation and to secure
financing of zero emissions research. There will be
representatives from many governments - President Suharto of
Indonesia will speak via Internet; Vice President of the US, Albert
Gore; US Representative Zach Wamp; and Ritt Bjeregaard,
European Union Commissioner of the Environment. There will be
representatives of industry - Curt Nicolin, Chairman of Asea
Brown Boveri; Edgar Woolard, Chairman of DuPont; Kazuhiko
Nishi, President of ASCII Corp.; Soren Gyll, Chairman of Volvo; and
representatives of research facilities and universities--Heitor
deSouza, Rector of the UN University; Gunter Pauli, founder of
ZERI; and senior members of the Academies of Science in Sweden,
China, Brazil and Latvia; senior officials of the United Nations and
the World Bank.
 More information about the Congress is available at and via the mailing list "ET-TOR". To receive
further information, updates about the Congress, and news and
reports from the Congress, please send an email to
[log in to unmask] and write the message:
SUB ET-TOR yourfirstname yourlastname (organization)
e.g. sub et-tor Gene Gore (ZERI Foundation)
How to Participate:
You can participate by one of the following ways:
(a) visit the ecocity Chattanooga and attend the on-site
Congress. Please check or fax River
Valley Partners at (+1) 423-265-7924 for registration.
 (b) if you are unable to travel to Chattanooga, the Congress is
available via Internet and you can participate in front of your
computer. For registration, please check or contact
[log in to unmask]
 (c) there are two pre-Congress conferences on "Industrial Organic
Carbon Sinks" and "Zero Emissions by Beer Breweries".
Registration is free, please send request to [log in to unmask]
From: Mr. Jacky Foo
Institute for Advanced Studies, United Nations University,
5-53-67 Jingumae 5 chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150.
Fax:(81-3)3499-2828; [log in to unmask]

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