Event Information:

  • Mon

    3rd World YES Congress and 25th CAG

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    The 3rd Young Earth Scientist Congress and 25th Colloquium of African Geology-CAG25 will be conducted at the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 11th - 14th August 2014 (3rd YES Congress) and 14th -16th August 2014 (25th Colloquium of African Geology). Both events will be organized jointly by the Tanzania YES National Chapter and the Tanzania Geological Society in cooperation with governmental and non-governmental organizations under the auspices of the YES Globally, Geological Society of Africa (GSAf), and other development partners. The theme for the 3rd YES Congress is: “Bridging Geo-Generation into Global Earth Science Integrations” and the theme for the CAG25 is “Earth Sciences for Improving Livelihood in Africa”.
    Both events focus on the need of achieving sustainable development by promoting sustainable management of Earth resources for inclusive and equitable economic growth as well as creating greater opportunities for all. This could be achieved through enhancing an active participation of geoscientists in decision-making processes on issues related to the earth resources exploration and extraction.

    The senior and early-career earth scientists from organizations, associations, mining companies, civil societies, politics, and media will be welcome from all over the world. The members, delegations from each National Commissions for UNESCO will also be invited, especially the new career scientists from African countries, South America and other developing areas. These representatives will be from different countries and will also be active at the national level. The participation of these individuals from different sectors and countries will enhance international collaborations and increase the involvement of the international community. The estimated participants will range from 300 to 600.

    The websites for both events are and

    You can find the brochure HERE

    During the event a special session on the project ‘Geoscientific knowledge and skills in African Geological Surveys’ will be organized by the Organisation of African Geological Surveys (OAGS) and EuroGeoSurveys (EGS). Please find more information here