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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.


17 June 2013 to 28 June 2013
in Montpellier (France)
Organised byCGIAR

These series of meetings are linked with the reform process of CGIAR
(Consultative Groupe on International Agricultural Research), initiated in
2008 and marked by the Strategic result framework adopted in 2012. The event
was dedicated to presenting and discussing the different research programmes
of CGIAR portfolio, results achieved and programming for the coming years.

23 September 2013 to 25 September 2013
in Bonn (Germany)
Organised byISPC, BMZ

The Science Forum series is a flagship event that was initiated by the
Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) in 2009 under its remit of
Mobilizing Science. It serves as a means to reach out to scientists and
scientific communities largely external to the CGIAR, but who have
potentially important contributions to make to the CGIAR research portfolio
and its system level objectives of improving food security, human nutrition
and health, alleviation of poverty and environmental sustainability.

18 March 2015 to 20 March 2015
in (Belgium)
Organised byCTA

From *March 18**th **to 20**th*, an E-debate on *“Island economies facing
Climate disasters: what options?”* will take place on Intra-ACP APP online
platform on Capacity4dev ( – E-meetings
section – to address this general concern of small islands. With
interventions from climate change experts such as *Dr Olu Ajayi* from CTA and
moderation from *Mr Samson VilvilFare*, the Intra-ACP APP coordinator, this
online discussion will contribute to generate sound options for better
responses to climate disasters in ACP countries and more particularly in
islands economies. 

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 [1]


From5 June 2014
in (Barbados)
Organised byUNEP

*5 June is World Environment Day*

*- Are You Ready?*

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

30 November 2015 to 4 December 2015
in Paramaribo (Suriname)
Organised byCaribbean Community Secretariat and the ABS Capacity Development Initiative

The purpose of the workshop is to strengthen countries’ capacity to
negotiate fair and equitable mutually agreed terms (MAT) for access to
genetic resources and the sharing of benefits arising from the utilization of
the workshop.

11 June 2013 to 12 June 2013
in (Argentina)
Organised byComisión Económica para Europa de Naciones Unidas (UNECE), la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (UNESCO), Red de Recursos e Intercambio de Aprendizaje

El seminario será parte integral del programa de trabajo para 2013-2015 del
Convenio sobre la Protección y Utilización de los Cursos de Agua
Transfronterizos y de los Lagos Internacionales (Convenio del Agua) de la
UNECE, así como de la fase VII del Programa Hidrológico Internacional (PHI)
de la UNESCO. El Seminario contribuirá al Año Internacional de la
Cooperación en la Esfera del Agua celebrado en el 2013 y que está dirigido
por la UNESCO y la UNECE en nombre de ONU-Agua.

31 August 2016 to 2 September 2016
in Bridgetown (Barbados)
Organised byCaricom, UNEP, CMS

The CMS Secretariat, in co-operation with Caribbean Community and Common
Market (CARICOM) and the UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme, organized the
first Caribbean regional workshop from 31 August to 2 September 2016 in
Bridgetown, Barbados.  The workshop caters to countries that are not Parties
to CMS, but could benefit from acceding to it.

The workshop includes sessions on implementation, advice for National Focal
Points (NFPs), and two field visits to a shorebird refuge and a sea turtle
nesting beach. Its main focus is to emphasize the importance of the Caribbean
for conserving biodiversity.