By: Christie Chen and Yang Ssu-jui
Taipei, Feb. 21 (CNA) The Gro Brundtland Week of Women in Sustainable Development kicked off Sunday in Tainan with the aim of promoting public interest in the area of sustainable development and honoring female researchers from developing countries and Taiwan.
Gro Brundtland Week, a series of talks and panel discussions focusing on sustainable development, will be held at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan on Sunday and Monday, National Dong Hwa University in Hualien on Feb. 24, Academia Sinica in Taipei on Feb. 25, and the Tang Prize Foundation in Taipei on Feb. 26.
Many female scientists have been invited to the series of events, with the hope that they will form an alliance to promote female participation in sustainable development research, NCKU President Su Huey-jen (蘇慧貞) said. [FULL STORY]