The fifty-third session of the Commission on Population and Development on Population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development will take place in New York from 30th March to 3rd April 2020.
The current outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and its quick spread has a lot to do with how humanity (mis-)manages and (mis-)uses the environment. It also has some very practical implications for creation care work around the globe – both on the advocacy and the implementation level.
The Webinar will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2-3:30 pm CEST.
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland. It will be held from 17th to 21st May 2020.
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Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Canada (SDSN) invite you to save the date for Together/Ensemble, a national conference devoted to tracking Canada’s progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and mobilizing an all-of-society approach to implementing Agenda 2030.
In response to the directive for social distancing to reduce the spread of novel coronavirus, the organizers are pivoting to hosting Together|Ensemble online.
The European Development Days (EDD) are Europe’s leading forum on international partnerships. Organised by the European Commission, the forum brings the development community together to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire innovative solutions and new partnerships for the world’s most pressing challenges.
The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) will convene the 16th EADI General Conference in the Hague from June 29th to July 2nd, 2020.
The central theme of the conference will be Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice. These three concepts represent aspirations for approaches to global development that address inequality, poverty and political marginalisation, also in connection to climate change and other environmental threats.
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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020), to be held on 6-10 July 2020, will become the first virtual edition of the International AIDS Conference.
The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2020 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from 7th to 16th July 2020.
The theme will be "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development ".
World Water Week is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm, Sweden on an annual basis. In 2020, it will take place from 23rd to 28th August. The theme for 2020 is “Water and Climate Change – Accelerating Action” with a focus on innovation, science and actions needed to tackle one of the greatest threats to our planet and our very existence.
Under auspices of the Minister of the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) Anja Karliczek, the conference "Sustainable & Resilient Urban-Rural Partnerships – URP2020" will take place in Leipzig, Germany, 25-27 November 2020. URP2020 will be embedded in the German EU Council presidency in 2020.
Regions are of critical importance to achieve the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda including the Sustainable Development Goals and the HABITAT III objectives. By focusing on sustainable and resilient urban-rural partnerships, the international URP2020 conference aims at developing new urban-rural imaginaries, integrating strategies and projects that explore present and future potentials in terms of sustainability and resilience.
A call for entire sessions (90 min) is now open until 17 January 2020.
A call for abstracts/contribution will be open in February/March.