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01
May
From
1 May 2015 to 31 October 2015
in Milan (Italy)
Organised byExpo 2015 S.p.A. was constituted in fulfilment of commitments undertaken by Government of Italy

On show at Expo 2015 [1]: the great issues of sustainable development. Expo
2015 will be a universal event displaying tradition, creativity and
innovation in the business of food. It will bring together many themes that
have already been handled by this event in the past, and set them out anew in
light of new global possibilities whose common core is the idea that everyone
on the planet should have access to food that is healthy, safe and
sufficient. Universal Expositions are six-month events taking place every
five years that develop a theme of global interest.

[1] http://en.expo2015.org/

Javier Burgos created a new WIKI page 23 December 2015

Quick overview of the Supporting Public Health Institutes Programme

 

1. Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)

08
Jun
From
8 June 2016 to 6 July 2016
in Telford (United Kingdom)
Organised byCentre for International Development and Training (CIDT, University of Wolverhampton

The Improving Forest Governance course is a 4-week, UK-based residential
course that covers a variety of forest governance issues. The course is
conducted in English, French and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation
and is taught by experienced tutors from the Centre for International
Development and Training, as well as leading international experts and
practitioners on forest governance, climate change, REDD+ and
multi-stakeholder processes from the UK and abroad. Participants are immersed
in training and benefit from high quality field trips, including visiting a
Chatham House Illegal Logging update meeting in London.

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.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 22 January 2013

The United States, the European Union and Australia are large producers and consumers of timber and timber products. In recent years these consumer countries have taken steps to combat trade in illegally harvested timber and timber products more effectively.

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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Farah Abou Merhi created a new WIKI page 12 February 2018

Nutrition Seminar: The European Commission's Action Plan on Nutrition – Ensuring Quality Implementation

What you can expect

Dear Participants,

Julia Hedtjarn Swaling posted Information 23 January 2014

EU FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting project proposals from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in eligible timber-producing countries not already en

Julia Hedtjarn Swaling posted Information 23 January 2014

EU FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting project proposals from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in eligible timber-producing countries not already en

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/

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