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From6 November 2012
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Foundation Centre Consortium on Human Rights and Disability

Launch of the Study on “Assessing the impact of European governments’
austerity plans on the rights of people with disabilities”
The European Foundation Centre Consortium on Human Rights and Disability
launched a study to gather evidence on the impact that the austerity measures
undertaken by several European governments might have on the implementation
of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The event
will look at what can be done at European level to tackle social exclusion
experienced by Europe’s citizens which has been exacerbated by the crisis.
The debate led by Rosa Estarás Ferragut, Member of the European Parliament,
will focus on how to build a model for a social Europe based on EU 2020
Strategy for inclusion of all European citizens. In addition, Yannis
Vardakastanis, President of the European Disability Forum and Miguel Ángel
Cabra de Luna, Co- Chair of the European Consortium on Human Rights and
Disability will bring an European dimension to the discussion regarding
finding solutions of support and developing cost-effective policies of
inclusion with concrete measures. László Andor, Commissioner for
Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion has been invited to give a keynote
address and conclude the discussions.
This launch event will be hosted by Rosa Estarás Ferragut and The European
Foundation Centre Consortium on Human Rights and Disability.
Registration by 31 October 2012 at [1]


From23 October 2012
in 1049 Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission - DG EuropeAid, Unit Energy

The Info Point invites you to participe to a lunch time conference on solar
photovoltaic energy in the developent context. As prices are in freefall,
companies are looking for markets wordwilde. The event will review status of
the markets, challenges, as well as possible solutions, using the
illustrative example of Kenya as the East African reginal "power house". The
presentation will be followed by a discussion with the public.

Public event! Registration required at [1]


1 September 2010 to 2 September 2010
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission, FAO

This symposium on information systems for food security gathered various
international organisations, regional organisations, development partners,
NGO’s and academia with expertise on the topic.

From29 January 2013
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropeAid, IFPRI

The International Food Policy Resarch Institute (IFPRI) provides knowledge
relevant to decision-makers both inside and outside the countries in which it
undertakes research.
The conference looked at innovations in promoting evidence-based policy
planning and implementation among African countries, mobilising local
expertise and building technical capacites.

Speakers: Dr. Teunis van Rheenen Coordinator for Partnerships, IFPRI and Dr.
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI

20 May 2013 to 24 May 2013
in Bage (Brazil)
Organised byIGUAL - UNIPAMPA team

Project meeting

17 April 2013 to 7 May 2013
in (Belgium)
Organised byEU-FAO Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction Programme

Join the online discussion on “Addressing food insecurity in protracted
crises: adequate and appropriate funding”  taking place from April 17 to
May 7, 2013.

17 June 2013 to 7 July 2013
in (XX)
Organised byGlobal Forum on Food Security and Nutrition / CFS / FAO

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) launched a two-year consultative
process to develop an Agenda for Action to address food insecurity in
protracted crises. This e-discussion on resilience-building programming [1]
is one of a series exploring critical topics on how we can improve food
security in protracted crisis situations. Facilitated by Malcolm Ridout
(DFID), this is your opportunity to tell us about actions, principles,
recommendations and good practices, and how we can stimulate policy
change. Ultimately, this discussion will help inform and shape the
elaboration of an Agenda for Action for Addressing Food Insecurity in
Protracted Crises, to be considered by the CFS in 2014.


3 March 2014 to 7 March 2014
in Chapel Hill (United States)
Organised byThe Water institute

The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and
collaborators will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy
Conference on March 3-7, 2014.

15 February 2012 to 8 March 2012
in Cairo (Egypt)
Organised byEuropean Commision in partnership with BOZAR
12 July 2012 to 30 July 2012
in (Burundi)
Organised byEuropean Commission in partnership with BOZAR