The 2013 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European
environment policy, will take place from 4 to 7 June at a new venue, The Egg
Conference Centre in Brussels . This year's theme is Air quality.
Green Week is open to the public and participation is free of charge.
Green Week also has an area for exhibitors. Applications for a stand are open
Applications for satellite events are also open now.
VSO has the pleasure to invite you to a panel debate focused on the role
of /human capital/ in development.The debate will be followed by a cocktail
reception and photo exhibition, showcasing the work of some of the first EU
Aid Volunteers in the Philippines and India.To confirm your participation and
register, click here: http://goo.gl/forms/4sbtS18YFa 
Organised byThe Humanitarian Innovation Project, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development
Following the success of the inaugural Humanitarian Innovation Conference,
the Humanitarian Innovation Project announces that #HIP2015  will again
take place in Oxford in July 2015. The 2015 conference theme is
‘facilitating innovation’. As interest and dialogue around humanitarian
innovation continues to expand, conference participants are invited to
explore the challenges of creating an enabling environment for humanitarian
In the lead up to the World Humanitarian Summit, a key focus of the
conference will explore how we enable innovation by and for affected
communities. What does it mean to take a human-centred approach seriously,
and to engage in co-creation with affected populations? It will also seek to
examine what facilitation means across the wider humanitarian ecosystem, and
how we can better convene the collective talents of people within and across
traditional and non-traditional humanitarian actors.
See more information about the newly released Call for Papers (deadline
20.02.2015): http://www.oxhip.org/wp-content/uploads/CfP-full-length.pdf 
UNICEF has refined its approach to humanitarian innovation in the context of
ongoing efforts to strengthening its humanitarian action; including a
commitment to maintaining a strong cadre of humanitarian innovators within
the organization who are familiar with the innovations being used in
UNICEF’s humanitarian work and as well as the policy environment and
principles of innovating in a humanitarian context.
The Humanitarian Innovators Network Lab will take the form of a Co-Design
Workshop, where humanitarian innovation network members and technical experts
will develop prototype solutions in two specific areas where stakeholder
mapping and problem identification phases have already been completed.
In the framework of the European Development Days, we invite you to join us for a brainstorming Laboratory on the Health sector in the Central African Republic, to discuss about the current projects implemented through the Bêkou Trust Fund and the future perspectives.
Organised byJointly run by Global Climate Adaptation Partnership and Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment, Oxford University
‘The course is structured to prepare future leaders capable to deal with a
complex and wicked problem like climate change and adapting to climate
change. It marries an understanding of the complexity of climate science
and climate data with the skills that are needed to be a change agent and
leader in that field.’ Mo Hamza, Oxford Adaptation Academy Principal, Lead
Author and Editor of the World Disasters Report 2015
There are many reasons for working collaboratively – we all know that – and one key benefit that has been shown to be true time and time again is learning: by working together on projects, we learn from our partners’ mistakes and successes as well as our own.