The Africa Shared Value Summit will be focusing on the importance of Shared Value ecosystems in driving Africa’s business growth, and will also create awareness and advocate for the success of the strategic implementation of the Shared Value business model which brings about social change while positively impacting profit.
Applications are now open for designers, journalists, data researchers and web developers to attend this year’s DATA4CHANGE flagship event in Nairobi, Kenya. Do you have what it takes to join our new cohort of talented people who are passionate about data and design for social good?
Since 2014, hundreds of people from all over the world have attended DATA4CHANGE events in London, Beirut, Amman and Kampala.
Get a great stage to showcase your enterprise before top investors, funders, experts, and policymakers.
With an investor-ready tech solution, scale-up potential and global ambition, submit your application now.
2019 Annual SDG Meeting, holding in June 2019, will bring forth new approaches to development, new roles for African states and organisations, new socio-economic and political solutions.
The Summit not only marked a new beginning in the relationship between the UN and the AU, but also signalled a new understanding of the relationship between the UN and Africa, and its nations and people. UNSG Antonio Guterres made that univocally clear at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, in January of this year.
Africa faces many interrelated challenges such as keeping the peace, developing its economies, managing migration, and countering terrorism and crime: 7 out of 14 peacekeeping operations in the world are deployed in Africa; 33 African countries are classified as least developed (out of 47); 30% of Africa’s population is internally displaced; and transnational organized crime and terrorism are on the rise on the African continent.
Within the new partnership between the UN and the AU; between the world and Africa, possibilities may arise for new approaches to development, new roles for African states and organisations, new socio-economic and political solutions. Whatever these solutions are, they must be – to use the words of UNSG Guterres: “Africa owned, Africa-driven and Africa-led.”
The World Forum on Climate Justice – organised by Elsevier in partnership with the GCU Centre for Climate Justice – cuts across all the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and aims to promote excellence in research by creating an environment that will enable discussion and debate in conceptual and empirical research on climate justice and will be a platform for fostering collaboration, networking and wider engagement.
The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.
The theme will be “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality“. The set of goals to be reviewed in depth is the following:
The 2019 edition of the Species on the Move conference series will bring together scientists and natural resource managers working in the disciplines of global change, biogeography and evolution, and in contexts of natural resource management, biodiversity management and conservation, and theoretical ecology. The interdisciplinary conference is co-convened by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) of the University of Tasmania, Australia, and Rhodes University, South Africa, with support from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries and others.
The AidEx Nairobi conference was launched in 2014 as a satellite event focused on aid and development within Africa. It is a two-day high-profile conference attracting over 500 A&D professionals from East Africa and beyond.
The 2018 conference theme was: Revolution in the digital age: safeguarding a future for all. How can technology contribute to a positive social impact?
The 2019 theme will be announced soon.
By attending the AidEx Nairobi conference you will be able to:
All over the world, Local Guides are on a mission to help people find the places worth discovering. To celebrate the stars of our global community, Connect Live is back and will be bigger than ever. The event will be held November 12 to 15 in a show-stopping new location in San Jose, California. There, Google will host 200 Local Guides Levels 5 and above from around the world. Before you apply, please note that the event will be delivered entirely in English to best serve our global community.
Applications to attend Connect Live 2019 are now open! Submit your application by 11:59 p.m. UTC on April 30, 2019 to be considered. If you apply, you will receive an email about the status of your application by June 3.