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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/

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

21
Sep
From21 September 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the European Commission / DEVCO, CONCORD and the ACP Secretariat.

The next Brussels Development Briefing n.46 on the subject of “Agribusiness
development in SIDs: the potential of tourism-related markets” will be held
in Brussels at 09:00-13:00 on 21st September 2016 at the ACP Secretariat
(Avenue Georges Henri 451, 1200 Brussels). This Briefing will be organised by
the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in
collaboration with the European Commission / DEVCO, CONCORD and the ACP
Secretariat.

23
Oct
From
23 October 2013 to 25 October 2013
in Medellin (Colombia)
Organised byAlcaldía de Medellín - Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social – Handicap International

This event represent the 3rd regional congress related to community based
rehabilitation (CBR)

http://www.3ercongresocontinentalderbc.com/

Following the release of the CBR guideline (2010), the main agencies involved
in CBR will exchange on how to use the CBR guidelines to implement the CRPD
convention.

Country representatives from governement bodies, disabled people's
organisation, NGO's,... from the region will be attending this event  (800
participants forseen)

21
Sep
From21 September 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the European Commission / DEVCO, CONCORD and the ACP Secretariat.

The next Brussels Development Briefing n.46 on the subject of “Agribusiness
development in SIDs: the potential of tourism-related markets” will be held
in Brussels at 09:00-13:00 on 21st September 2016 at the ACP Secretariat
(Avenue Georges Henri 451, 1200 Brussels). This Briefing will be organised by
the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in
collaboration with the European Commission / DEVCO, CONCORD and the ACP
Secretariat.

09
Oct
From9 October 2012
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byYannik Jadot, Fiona Hall and FERN

 **Exploring a decade of achievements and challenges in the EU Forest Law
Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) programme**

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** llegal logging costs developing countries US$15 billion in lost revenues
each year (World Bank), and has helped to fund national and regional
conflicts.  In March next year, the EU Timber Regulation will place
restrictions on timber legally allowed to enter the EU.**

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**This timely conference will examine the ten year history of the EU Forest
Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, and explore any
lessons for the future. EU FLEGT has emerged as a uniquely inclusive,
innovative approach to  protecting forests and the livelihoods of the people
who use them.**

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***Speakers will include:* MEPs Yannick Jadot and Fiona Hall, Goldman
environment prize winner Silas Siakor, former Guardian Environment Journalist
of the year Fred Pearce, civil society representatives from forest producing
countries, the EU Timber Trade Federation, and International NGOs. More
speakers will be announced later.**

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22
Jun
From22 June 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byCTA, the European Commission / DEVCO, the ACP Secretariat, CONCORD and the Fair Trade Advocacy Office

The next Brussels Development Briefing on “Promoting responsible and
sustainable sourcing through Fair Trade” will take place on 22 June 2016
 from 9:00 to 13:00, at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels, Belgium.

22
Jun
From22 June 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byCTA, the European Commission / DEVCO, the ACP Secretariat, CONCORD and the Fair Trade Advocacy Office

The next Brussels Development Briefing on “Promoting responsible and
sustainable sourcing through Fair Trade” will take place on 22 June 2016
 from 9:00 to 13:00, at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels, Belgium.

12
May
From
12 May 2015 to 16 May 2015
in Dakar (Senegal)
Organised byInternational Land Coalition

The Global Land Forum [1] is a unique event that brings together over 500
grassroots organisations, activists, local and international NGOs,
researchers, multilateral organisations and government agencies from around
the world.

[1] http://www.globallandforum.org/

02
Apr
From
2 April 2009 to 3 April 2009
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission - DG DEVCO

The Colloquium was attended by over 800 people from 65 ACP and EU countries,
including high-level policy makers, artists and professionals, senior
officials, MEPs and representatives of European civil society and the media.
The initial reactions of participants indicated that, at the professional
level, many of the participants have initiated contacts and even joint
projects and, at the political level, the potential of culture for
development has been seized and several decision makers in ACP countries have
already declared their intention to intensify their work on cultural
policies.

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