Friday, June 11, 2010

Advocacy Institute begins this week in Xiamen, China

The China Advocacy Institute kicked off this week when university students from around the world arrived in Xiamen, China on June 7th. Participants traveled from Indonesia, Nepal, Malaysia, China, Jamaica, Nigeria, Ghana, Mongolia, South Africa, and other countries to take part in this unique event!

Hosted by IDEA, Willamette University, and Xiamen University, the Advocacy Institute is a two and a half week program that lasts from June 7th to 23rd. The institute will prepare the next geneartion of leaders with the necessary tools to advocate for environmental and cultural sustainability. Throughout the institute, courses will be taught by award-winning professors and will focus on sustainability, tangible and intangible cultural heritage, argumentation and debate, and new media.

For more information on the China Advocacy Institute, click here.

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