• From September 25, 2017 09:30 until September 25, 2017 17:00
    At Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Roma RM, Italy Categories: Events
    The Forum will promote a shared understanding of how issues related to women’s economic empowerment in the context of food security and nutrition are evolving. The Forum will also contribute to promoting mutual accountability towards the full realization of women’s rights, achieving gender equality and women's empowerment for the attainment of all Sustainable Development Goals - especially SDG1, SDG2, SDG5, SDG8 and SDG17 - and strengthening synergies among these goals in policy and programme frameworks for countries.
  • From September 26, 2017 09:00 until September 28, 2017 17:00
    At Rue de Lausanne 154, 1202 Genève, Switzerland Categories: Events
    At a time when the debate on trade has rarely been as prominent or controversial, the WTO's 2017 Public Forum, "Trade: Behind the Headlines," offers an opportunity to go beyond the rhetoric and examine in detail the realities of trade – the opportunities it offers and the challenges it can bring. The Forum will provide a platform for frank discussions among policy makers, civil society representatives, business people and researchers as they consider how to make trade work for more people and ensure that the trading system is as inclusive as it can be.
  • From September 27, 2017 09:00 until September 28, 2017 17:00
    At Lantana Rd, Nairobi, Kenya Categories: Events
    This two-day conference will kick start discussions addressing the needs of a dynamic food security program. Climate change, agri inputs, water scarcity, land rights, fairer agricultural policies, technological developments- all of these issues and more will be addressed as we seek ways to infinitely maximize the crop yields on existing resources in- face of ever-decreasing farm size due to land subdivision as Africa's population grows.
  • On October 01, 2017
    At TBD Categories: Events
    On 6 March 2015, at its forty-sixth session, the United Nations Statistical Commission created an Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), composed of Member States and including regional and international agencies as observers. The IAEG-SDGs will provide a proposal of a global indicator framework (and associated global and universal indicators) for consideration by the Statistical Commission at its forty-seventh session in March 2016.
  • From October 01, 2017 09:00 until October 04, 2017 17:00
    At 900 Boulevard René-Lévesque O, Montréal, QC H3B 1X8, Canada Categories: Events
    The Third Global Minor Use Summit (GMUS-3) will begin with a buffet lunch and words of welcome from governmental representatives. This will be followed by updates on activities since the 2012 Second Global Minor Use Summit (GMUS-2), where presentations will cover progress of the GMUS-2 5-Year Work Plan and other key initiatives. Speakers will share experiences from capacity building projects, on the evolution of minor use programs and activities in technical and cooperative areas, which may aid capacity development and support to emerging minor use programs and an update of ongoing global minor use activities and collaborations through Codex and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • From October 11, 2017 09:30 until October 11, 2017 20:45
    At Rue Théodore Verhaegen 158, 1060 Bruxelles, Belgium Categories: Events
    Women in Agribusiness is a community where women will learn about the industry outlooks and trends in an interactive forum, network with influential executives, and develop personal and business opportunities. Our mission is to help women improve their knowledge of the agri-food industry while sharing strategies and tactics for companies to recruit, retain and advance women in agribusinesses. We are thrilled to be hosting our second Women in Agribusiness Summit Europe this 11 October 2017. We hope you join us in Brussels!
  • From October 16, 2017 08:00 until October 16, 2017 16:00
    At 100 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA Categories: Events
    The Iowa Hunger Summit gathers leaders from across Iowa representing community organizations, business and industry, state and local government, social agencies, churches and religious communities, schools and universities, civic and social clubs, and other individuals and groups that lead or participate in projects to confront hunger. The annual Iowa Hunger Summit is attended by between 500 to 700 hunger fighters from across the state.
  • From October 16, 2017 09:00 until October 16, 2017 17:00
    At Rue de la Loi 41, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium Categories: Events
    This one day conference will serve to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area of Nutrition and Security (FNS). The conference will provide a stakeholder platform for a science policy dialogues to assess the current state of European research, innovation and investment, and explore furture needs relevant to: Sustainable and healthy nutrition; climate-resilience and environmental sustainability; circularity and resource efficienty; and food system innovation and empowerment of communities.
  • From October 18, 2017 09:00 until October 20, 2017 12:00
    At 100 Locust Street Des Moines, Iowa 50309 USA Categories: Events
    The 2017 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium will convene a fantastic array of international leaders, farmers, agribusiness executives, non-governmental organizations, and development experts to address the most critical issues facing global food security. This year, we honor the entrepreneurial spirit of farmers, and the ability of agriculture to provide health, wealth, and stability at the personal level and at the international level.
  • From November 05, 2017 09:00 until November 06, 2017 17:00
    At Categories: Events
    G7 Health Ministers' Meeting is one of the ministerial meetings which brings together the Health Ministers from G7 (Japan, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and the European Commission to exchange views and form a consensus on a variety of health issues which the international society is facing.
  • From November 06, 2017 09:00 until November 11, 2017 17:00
    At Categories: Events
    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific. APEC's 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration.
  • From November 06, 2017 09:00 until November 17, 2017 11:00
    At Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2, 53113 Bonn, Germany Categories: Events
    At the UN Climate Change Conference this year (COP23, from 6 to 17 November) nations of the world will meet to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and achieve progress on its implementation guidelines. The conference, officially referred as COP 23/ CMP 13/ CMA 1-2, will take place in Bonn, Germany, hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and presided over by Fiji. The UNFCCC secretariat and the Government of Fiji are closely working with the Government of Germany, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the City of Bonn to ensure a dynamic and successful Conference.
  • From November 13, 2017 09:00 until November 15, 2017 17:00
    At 1818 H Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20433, U.S.A Categories: Events
    The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world's financial system. This year's events will take place in Washington, DC, October 9-15, 2017.
  • From November 27, 2017 09:00 until November 28, 2017 17:00
    At United Nations Ave, Nairobi, Kenya Categories: Events
    The 17th Global Major groups and stakeholder Forum will be held on 27 – 28 of November 2017, in preparation for the 2017 Environment Assembly. The Global Major Groups and Stakeholder Forum 2017 aims at facilitating the preparations of Major Groups and Stakeholders towards the 2017 Environment Assembly, allowing them to discuss the main UNEA themes in a multi-stakeholder setting and to prepare their input to the 2017 Environment Assembly. Furthermore the Forum aims at initiating a climate that fosters multi-stakeholder partnerships and cooperation. The Forum is self-organized by Major Groups and Stakeholders, with the assistance of UN Environment. Participation in the 2017 Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum is open to representatives of Major Groups organizations accredited to UNEP, non-accredited organizations, member states and representatives of international organizations.
  • From November 27, 2017 09:00 until November 29, 2017 17:00
    At Palais des Nations, 1211 Genève, Switzerland Categories: Events
    The UN Forum on Business and Human Rights is the global platform for yearly stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights from paper to practice. As the world’s largest gathering on the topic of business and human rights, it provides a unique space for dialogue on major human rights issues in the global economy.
  • From November 29, 2017 09:00 until December 01, 2017 17:00
    At United Nations Ave, Nairobi, Kenya Categories: Events
    The UN Environment Assembly has the universal membership of all 193 UN Member States and the full involvement of UN organizations, specialized agencies, inter-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector. In bringing together these varied communities, the Assembly provides a groundbreaking platform for leadership on global environmental policy.
  • From December 02, 2017 09:00 until December 03, 2017 17:00
    At United Nations Ave, Nairobi, Kenya Categories: Events
    The Science Policy Forum will engage policymakers, scientists, researchers, and civil society stakeholders in a discussion on the science required to deliver on the environmental dimensions of sustainable development.
  • From December 04, 2017 09:00 until December 06, 2017 17:00
    At United Nations Ave, Nairobi, Kenya Categories: Events
    The UN Environment Assembly has the universal membership of all 193 UN Member States and the full involvement of UN organizations, specialized agencies, inter-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector. In bringing together these varied communities, the Assembly provides a groundbreaking platform for leadership on global environmental policy. This year’s Assembly will be sustainable and climate-neutral, and it will feature side events that confront pollution in its various forms. The Assembly aims to deliver a number of tangible commitments to end the pollution of our air, land, waterways, and oceans, and to safely manage our chemicals and waste.
  • From December 10, 2017 09:00 until December 15, 2017 17:00
    At 900 Boulevard René-Lévesque O, Montréal, QC H3B 1X8, Canada Categories: Events
    Article 25 of the Convention on Biological Diversity establishes an open-ended intergovernmental scientific advisory body known as the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) to provide the Conference of the Parties (COP) and, as appropriate, its other subsidiary bodies, with timely advice relating to the implementation of the Convention. As a subsidiary body of the COP, SBSTTA is to report regularly to the COP on all aspects of its work.
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