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26
Jun
From26 June 2015
in Milan (Italy)
Organised byDG Energy

June 26, Expo Milano
The transformation towards a low-carbon economy will impact every area,
especially the food sector.  On June 26, European Commissioner for Climate
Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete will address the challenge of energy
use in the food system at Universal Exposition in Milan at a unique event
organized by DG ENER entitled Sustainable Solutions for Energy, Climate, and
Food Security [1].

[1] http://pomilioexpo.eu/event/552be5eca17c9_sustainable-solutions-for-ener...

19
Nov
From
19 November 2014 to 21 November 2014
in Rome (Italy)
Organised byFAO and WHO

TheSecond International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) [1] will be held in
Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014, with the participation of Heads of State
and Government, at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United
Nations. The Conference will be jointly organized by the Food and
Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in
close collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP), the International
Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children’s Fund
(UNICEF), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization (UNESCO), the World Bank, the World Trade Organization (WTO),
the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) the
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the United Nations
Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) and the UN Secretary-General’s High
Level Task Force on Global Food Security (HLTF). Conference information is
also available in French [2] and Spanish. [3] The Conference will focus on
how to address major nutrition challenges over the coming decades. It will
result in concise action-oriented outcome document that will identify public
policy priorities at the national and global levels to address
under-nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and over-weight with a view to
achieving the global nutrition targets by 2025. The Conference will be the
first high-level intergovernmental conference on nutrition since the First
International Conference on Nutrition was organized by FAO and WHO in 1992.
The First Conference resulted in a World Declaration and Plan of Action for
Nutrition which called on national leaders to develop National Plans of
Action for Nutrition and establish institutional infrastructure to implement
these plans.

[1] http://www.fao.org/food/nutritional-policies-strategies/icn2/en/
[2] http://www.fao.org/food/nutritional-policies-strategies/icn2/fr/
[3] http://www.fao.org/food/nutritional-policies-strategies/icn2/es/

TRANSrisk Transition Pathways and Risk Analysis for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption Strategies uploaded a new Document 5 April 2016

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09
Aug
From
9 August 2015 to 28 August 2015
in Oxford (United Kingdom)
Organised byA joint venture between the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP)

The Academy exposes climate practitioners to the links between climate
science, vulnerability and decision making. Now in its 6th year, its Alumni
are drawn from UN organisations, development banks, NGOs and government.  

15
Apr
From
15 April 2014 to 6 May 2014
in (XX)
Organised byFAO through the EU FAO Improved Global Governance fro Hunger Reduction Porgramme

Care farming is where social services and agriculture intersect. Through this
online discussion, FAO is looking for examples of how care farming may help
fill gaps in social service provision as well as provide rural employment
opportunities – especially to women.  For more inforamtion see
http://www.fao.org/fsnforum/forum/discussions/care-farming [1]

[1] http://www.fao.org/fsnforum/forum/discussions/care-farming

09
Aug
From
9 August 2015 to 28 August 2015
in Oxford (United Kingdom)
Organised byA joint venture between the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP)

The Academy exposes climate practitioners to the links between climate
science, vulnerability and decision making. Now in its 6th year, its Alumni
are drawn from UN organisations, development banks, NGOs and government.  

TRANSrisk Transition Pathways and Risk Analysis for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption Strategies uploaded a new Document 5 April 2016

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TRANSrisk Transition Pathways and Risk Analysis for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption Strategies uploaded a new Document 5 April 2016

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30
Sep
From
30 September 2016 to 1 October 2016
in Nairobi (Kenya)
Organised byIRENA, Kenya Ministry of Energy & Petroleum and the Alliance for Rural Electrification

The third edition of the International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference
and Exhibition (IOREC) will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 30 September
to 1 October 2016. The conference will be organised by IRENA, in partnership
with the Kenya Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and the Alliance for Rural
Electrification (ARE).

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