Events

Feb
18
Mon
Transforming Sanitation in Africa @ Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 18 – Feb 22 all-day

Two organizations are joining forces to deliver a unique synergistic program that will leverage the political might of the AfricaSan 5 Conference along with the practical and technical output of the FSM Conference. Attendees will have access to a wider array of practitioners working to implement new technology in the field as well as to ministers working to frame the policies that will facilitate development in this sector.

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Feb
19
Tue
Data on Purpose 2019: “Navigating the Digital Now”
Feb 19 – Feb 20 all-day

At its 5th annual Data on Purpose conference, Stanford Social Innovation Review will help nonprofit leaders identify the best ways to build data and technology capacity by weaving together the latest research- and practice-based insights from data scientists and researchers, nonprofit and foundation leaders, policymakers, and other prominent experts, to help identify what is truly important, versus simply what is possible or what is urgent.

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Feb
26
Tue
4th Annual AIDF Africa Summit @ Trademark Hotel
Feb 26 – Feb 27 all-day

Join 300+ decision makers, from UN and government agencies, NGOs, donors and private sectors. Discuss challenges and opportunities in improving Aid delivery and development strategies in Sub-Saharan East Africa.

The AIDF Africa Summit advocates for cross-sector approach through inclusive, effective collaboration and coordination between national and international NGOs, government and UN agencies, Red Cross, donors, investors, development banks and the private sector.

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Mar
5
Tue
The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) @ Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda
Mar 5 – Mar 7 all-day

The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) is the leading convening on Africa’s health priorities. Every iteration of AHAIC builds on the success of the previous one to bring more nuance and action to conversations on health in Africa.

The 2017 conference, which was held in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together over 1000 stakeholders to discuss systems and innovations needed to enable Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. AHAIC 2019 will convene stakeholders from across sectors and around the world to take forward critical conversations initiated in Nairobi to explore what it will take for Africa to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030.

Mar
11
Mon
The High-Level Segment of the fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly @ Nairobi, Kenya
Mar 11 – Mar 15 all-day

The High-Level Segment of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly will focus on innovative solutions for environmental challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production guided by the Executive Director’s Report on the theme. This two-day session will bring together various Heads of State, Ministers and Heads of Delegations to provide national statements addressing best practices, policies, financing, technologies, partnerships and multistakeholder processes in support of the overarching theme. As already recognized in the second and third sessions of the UN Environment Assembly, there is a need for transformative change to support Agenda 2030 and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. There is a need for strong commitment and collaborative effort by global political leaders to solve key environmental issues and accelerate sustainable development.

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Mar
14
Thu
One Planet Summit in Nairobi: Africa’s Pledge @ Nairobi, Kenya
Mar 14 all-day

While Africa is responsible for only 4% of global greenhouse-gas emissions, 65% of the African population is considered to be directly impacted by climate change. This first regional edition of the One Planet Summit will therefore highlight the unique role of Africa as a global partner facing both challenges and opportunities, in particular in the field of innovative solutions for adaptation and resilience. The Summit will bring together high-level officials, CEOs and inspiring voices from youth, and civil society to showcase concrete achievements and breakthrough initiatives, and trigger new coalitions and commitments.

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Mar
18
Mon
Africa Climate Week 2019 @ Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Mar 18 – Mar 22 all-day

Africa Climate Week (ACW) 2019 will convene in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in September 2019, bringing together diverse actors from the public and private sectors. Participants will focus on how engagement between Parties and non-Party stakeholders can be further strengthened in key sectors for Africa, including energy, agriculture and human settlements.

The event will also showcase the role of future carbon markets to enhance climate action towards the goal of sustainable development, and seek to facilitate implementation of countries’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement on climate change and SDG 13 (climate action), among other Goals.

ACW is organized by the Nairobi Framework Partnership (NFP), which supports developing countries in preparing and implementing their NDCs.

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Bond Annual Conference and Awards 2019 @ QEII Conference Centre, London, SW1P 3EE
Mar 18 – Mar 19 all-day

The Bond Annual Conference and Awards is the biggest international development event in Europe, attracting over a thousand diverse people from across the international development and humanitarian sectors. NGOs, civil society leaders, researchers, funders, government and private sector come together to share ideas and interrogate emerging trends.

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Apr
16
Tue
Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 2019 @ Morocco
Apr 16 – Apr 18 all-day

The fifth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) will take place on the theme, ‘Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’. The Forum is convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in collaboration with regional organizations and the UN System. The Forum seeks to advance implementation of both the SDGs and Africa’s Agenda 2063.

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May
23
Thu
Africa Shared Value Summit @ Nairobi, Kenya
May 23 – May 24 all-day

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.

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