Round table between Israel and the Dominican Republic
Diagnosis and solutions for the water sector in the Dominican Republic
La Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, bajo la actual gestión del Rector Dr. Carlos Vásquez Boyer, busca expandir mundialmente los conocimientos y la formación profesional de los miembros de su Comunidad Universitaria. Por ello, en menos de tres meses, ha pactado la futura firma de 6 nuevos convenios de intercambio académico y cooperación internacional; lo que beneficiará a estudiantes y docentes de esta casa de estudios.
The 6th International Congress of Scholas Chairs culminated with the planting of the traditional olive tree of peace and the plate blessed by Pope Francis
Madrid, 9 July 2021. The 6th International Congress of Scholas Chairs in Madrid ended with the plantation of a symbolic olive tree of peace by the Apostolic Nuncio to Spain, Mgr Bernardito Auza; the President of the San Pablo CEU University, Dr Alfonso Bullón de Mendoza y Gómez de Valugera; the President of the Hispanic-Jewish Foundation, David Hatchwell; the President of the Pontifical Scholas Occurrentes Foundation, José María del Corral; and Cardinal Carlos Osoro, Archbishop of Madrid.
Solving environmental challenges with technologies and collaborations
Israel experience as a leverage to water environment protection
UTH projects presentation by Dr Diego Chacón
Pontifical Foundation Scholas Occurrentes Declares Focus on Finding together Solutions to Water Challenges
The statement by Scholas Occurrentes' president, José María del Corral, was made during an international meeting of Israeli companies with universities and government officials in Latin America and the Caribbean about the future of water challenges in the region. June 2nd, 2021 - Pontifical organization Scholas Occurrentes, founded by Pope Francis to build the “Culture of Encounter” and active in 190 countries, has launched the “Year of the Water” to be marked by activities and events in all continents to encourage finding solutions to water challenges.
El rector de la Universidad Apec, Franklyn Holguín Haché, anunció la creación de la Cátedra UNESCO de Agua en esa casa de estudios, durante el desarrollo de la Mesa de Trabajo “Diagnóstico y soluciones para el sector agua en la República Dominicana”,que encabezó esa academia.
More than 400 people from 28 countries participated in a unique online event organized by Israeli innovation and project management company Maof, together with the Pontifical organization Scholas Occurrentes and universities from Latin America.
Israeli businessman and entrepreneur Ygdal Ach was vacationing with his family in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, when he came across a disturbing sight - huge amounts of smelly brown seaweed scattered all over the shoreline, marring what otherwise would be a perfect beach experience. “When we got there, we were all waiting to see the amazing beaches and the clear waters,” he said. “When we woke up the following morning, we suddenly saw that the beach is full of brown seaweed that smells bad, and my youngest daughter wasn’t willing to get in the water. We were all very disappointed with the situation, and I tried to understand what was going on there.”
A family vacation ruined by seaweed results in an international project to create electricity from brown algae. Israeli businessman and entrepreneur Ygdal Ach was vacationing with his family in the town of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic when he came across a disturbing sight - huge amounts of smelly brown seaweed scattered all over the shoreline, marring what otherwise would be a perfect beach experience.
A type of algae, Sargassum leads to heartbreak for the many tourists who expect to enjoy white beaches and a clear ocean but instead endure the reek and filth of the decomposing seaweed. The famous beaches of the Caribbean nations, badly struck in recent years due to the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, which stretches each summer from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Coast of Africa, will enjoy massive improvement thanks to an Israeli innovation.
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UNAPEC, Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management and international advisers will present a solution proposal to the water problem in the DR
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.- The APEC University (UNAPEC), Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management, (Israeli company), the secretary of the water sector of TheIsraelExport & International CooperationInstitute and international advisers will present a project that seeks a solution to the diversity of problems in the supply and consumption of water throughout the country.
APEC University, together with the Israeli company Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management Ltd. with more than 20 years of experience in the development of environmental services projects are working on a unique international project to provide a comprehensive solution to the problem of landfills in the Dominican Republic.
the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, first detected by Nasa observation satellites in 2011 and now known to be the world’s largest bloom of seaweed, stretches for 5,500 miles (8,850km) from the Gulf of Mexico to the western coast of Africa.
A cloudless sky greeted Shannon Waddell and friends in Miami Beach for their weekend getaway from Atlanta, and the day might have qualified as postcard perfect if not for the rotting blanket of sea grass blocking their barefoot path to the ocean.