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* Clean Energy 2000 - International conference being staged in Geneva, Switzerland, from January 24 to 28. For more information, contact the World Sustainable Energy Coalition on Tel: (+41) 22/9103006* The future of European Industrial Research: Perspectives of public-private partnerships - a colloquium organised by the French Office parlementaire d'evaluation des choix scientifiques et technologiques. It will be held on January 27 at the Palais du Luxembourg, 15ter rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris, France. Tel: (+33) 1/42 34 25 13.* Conference on employment to be held in Helsinki, Finland, January 27-28, under the auspices of the Finnish Labour and Finance Ministers with the support of the OECD and the EU. For more information, contact Riita Niinivaara on tel: (+358) 9/18568056, fax: (+358) 9/18568059, or e-mail:* Local democracies and nuclear power plants is the theme of a conference will be held in Brussels on February 2 and 3. The conference intends to tackle the sensitive issue of local impact of nuclear installations. It will do it through the angles of politics, technique and land planning. Other sessions will address the future of nuclear energy, nuclear waste management and territorial experiences on nuclear vision. For more information, contact AMAC Spain: or - Tel: (+34) 91/547 91 36 - Fax: (+34) 91/548 10 94* 3rd European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns: Hannover, Germany, from February 9 to 12 - For more information, contact the Landeshaupstadt Hannover on Tel: (+49) 511 16840912* Renewable Energies 2000: An international fair and congress to be held in Bobligen, Germany, from February 18 to 20 - Information: Renewable Energies - Tel: (+49) 7121 937520* Fair Act, Agenda 2000, WTO negotiations on agriculture,What perspectives after Seattle?: a public conference to be held on February 25 in Brussels, at the European Trade Union Confederation, 155 Boulevard Jacquemain. Are Fair Act and Agenda 2000 well-adapted answers to world agricultural problems? Are the production methods in the US and in the EU beneficial for the economy, food safety, environment, and employment? What are the alternatives? For more information, contact the organisers, European Training Association for Farming and Rural Affairs, Rue de la Sablonniere 18, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium. Tel: (+32) 2/218 21 95 - Fax: (+32) 2/218 45 09* Energy Summit - Winding down nuclear energy - where to begin? will be a round table organised on March 22-23 in the framework of the Hannover Messe 2000. The debate will address questions and solutions for political and energy issues. The goal is to reach a conclusion on the most beneficial way forward for European energy policies from the broad spectrum of possible solutions. Information: Hannover Messe on Tel: (+49) 511/890 - Fax: (+49) 511/893 26 26 - Internet:* IFEST, a Euro-regional Environmental Technology Show: Trade fair and conferences on clean technology developed by firms in France's Nord-Pas de Calais region, Kent in South-East England and in Belgium. It will be staged at the exhibition centre in Douai in France from April 4 to 7. Information: IFEST France - Tel: (+33) 3/27931 931 - Fax: (+33) 3/27 931 949 -* EXPOREC 2000: The 6th European Exhibition for Recycling: Trade fair as well as conferences on the latest trends in recycling organised by the associations supporting the event - the Bureau of International Recycling, the Brussels Institute of Environmental Management, and the Belgian and French Federations of Recovery (COBEREC, FEDEREC) - to be held in Brussels on April 26-28 - Information: Mack-Brooks Exhibitions Ltd - Forum Place, Hatfield, Herts AL10 ORN, UK. Tel: (+44) 1707/278 200 - Fax: (+44) 1707/ 278 201* World Gas Congress will be held on June 9-6, in Nice, France. It intends to deal with the questions and preoccupations of manufacturers, relating to the development of competition in gas markets. What changes will this bring about in the European gas scene? Two round tables and three work groups will be reviewing the new organisations, jobs and services generated by the opening up of the markets. Expogas, an international exhibition of gas equipment and services, will be taking place at the same time over three days. For more details, please contact or go to web site - Tel: (+33) 1/47 54 20 04 - Fax: (+33) 1/42 27 49 43
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