The National Library of Aruba (NLA) organized four Green Education Symposiums (2012 - 2015) with invited guest speakers from the United States, the Netherlands and Aruba. These symposiums reached approximately 6,000 students and teachers in secondary schools and higher education regarding Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Food Supply and Sustainable Healthy Soils. NLA collaborated with a range of Aruban stakeholders including W.E.B. Aruba N.V., N.V. Elmar, Green's'Cool, SETAR N.V., Utilities Aruba N.V., Government Department of Agriculture, Husbandry and Fisheries Santa Rosa who helped sponsor and organize the symposiums.
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: Transforming: Community Relationships
Interests: Advocacy, Buildings and Facilities, Community Engagement, Diversity, Equity of Access, Foundations, Funding, Information Literacy, Leadership, Librarianship, Literacy, Multicultural Services, Outreach Services, Partnerships, Public Programs, Public Relations, Resource Sharing
Type of Library: Academic, Association, Community College, Federal, Government, High School, Public, Student, Undergraduate
Sponsors: ALA, SustainRT
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Coordinator, Green Education Symposium/Green Education Project
National Library of Aruba, STATES
National Library of Aruba
Henry de Cuba
Americas Sustainable Development Foundation (A.S.D.F.), STATES
Filomeno (Boey) Marchena
Sustainable Water Technology and Management at the University of Curacao, STATES
Department of Agriculture, Husbandry and Fisheries Santa Rosa