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28
May
From
28 May 2009 to 29 May 2009

*Aim of the conference *

This open international conference is intended as an arena for discussions
around recent findings in the
field of integrated water resources management (IWRM).
This conference will show the major findings from the EC-funded FP6 project
STRIVER.
The conference is open and external oral presentations are highly encouraged.
Contributions from reseachers,
water managers, river basin planners and policy makers will be emphasised.
Besides oral presentations in plenary and parallel session, break-out working
groups discussing various
IWRM-issues will ensure active participation of all attendance.

*Questions to be addressed*

* How to use research results in operational water management?
* How can the science-policy interactions and stakeholder participation be
strengthened?
* What are the lessons learnt and tools in IWRM

29
May
From
29 May 2013 to 31 May 2013
in Sofia, 1784 (Bulgaria)

*29-31 May 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria. Organizer: Via Expo* [1]

The exhibition will put on display new waste-to-energy technologies and
equipments for waste collection, treatment, landfill and composting,
transport vehicles, recycling systems, environmental monitoring & protection
services, etc. The Conference program will include the following sessions:
Waste prevention, Recycling/Resource Recovery, Energy and resource recovery,
Landfilling and Environmental aspects of waste treatment technologies.

[1] http://www.eco.viaexpo.com/en/exhibition

03
Dec
From
3 December 2012 to 6 December 2012
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEUROPEAN COMMISSION, DG EUROPEAID, Unit Fragility and Crisis Management (A5), European Security and Defence College, Egmont Institute

11
Sep
From
11 September 2017 to 13 September 2017
in Agadir (Morocco)
Organised byClimate Chance Association

 

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22
Oct
From
22 October 2014 to 24 October 2014
in (Cameroon)
Organised bytheIDLgroup, CIDT, FODER. Funded by the EU and DFID

Save the date! We have confirmed the dates for the next *Forest Governance
Forum in Cameroon*. It will be held over3 days from *22nd – 24th October*.

We can now confirm that the event will take place at the *Hilton Yaoundé*.
Agendas are attached in English and French. Please direct any queries to the
following email address: *forestgovernanceforum@theidlgroup.com*

Réservez la date! Nous avons confirmé les dates pour le prochain *Forum
sur la Gouvernance Forestière au Cameroun*. Il se déroulera au cours de 3
jours *de 22 à 24 octobre*.

On peut confirmer que le forum se tiendra au *Hilton Yaound**é*. Veuillez
trouver ci-joint les ordres de jour en français et en anglais. Dirigez des
questions au courriel suivant: *forestgovernanceforum@theidlgroup.com*

20
Apr
From
20 April 2015 to 12 June 2015
in (Belgium)

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to
announce the new edition of the e-learning course "Introduction to a Green
Economy: Concepts and Applications", taking place 20 April – 12 June 2015.

The course is delivered within the framework of the *Partnership for Action
on Green Economy (PAGE) [1]*, a joint initiative by UNEP, ILO, UNIDO, UNDP
and UNITAR, which aims to provide comprehensive assistance to countries
seeking to develop and implement inclusive green economy strategies.

The course has been certified by the ECB Check international standard on
e-learning education.

[1] http://www.unep.org/greeneconomy/page

06
Jun
From
6 June 2013 to 7 June 2013
in Harare (Zimbabwe)
Organised byEuropean Commission

Zimbabwe ratified the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA) with the
EU in 2012, starting its  and  provisional application on 14th May,
2012.  This agreement offers Zimbabwe a preferential access to the EU market
but, how can local business benefit from it?* How can Zimbabwean business
export their vegetables, clothing or wood to the EU?*

The EU Delegation in Zimbabwe and the European Commission's Trade dept will
organise Export Helpdesk [1] capacity-building seminars in Harare in June to
clarify these issues.

[1] http://exporthelp.europa.eu/thdapp/index_en.html

12
Sep
From
12 September 2011 to 23 September 2011
in The Hague (Netherlands)

During this innovative two-week training course [1]which will be held from
12 until 23 September 2011, the following key questions will be discussed:

* How can you increase social and financial accountability in your
municipality or projects towards citizens?
* How can they benefit from involving citizens and organisations in a smart
way?
* What are the different steps of communication and participation and when
and how should these steps be used?
* How to deal with corruption and promote integrity?

You will discuss the accountability chain, the participation ladder and the
do´s and don´ts of citizen participation. Furthermore, you will work on
case studies from different parts of the world, experience different
perspectives in role-play and go on study visits to municipalities, active
citizen groups and participation projects in the field of urban planning,
social cohesion and safety.

*Learning objectives*

This course will help you:

* define your own role and responsibilities in participation processes as
well as the role of your partners;
* specify the conditionsfor successful participation projects;
* apply tools for communication with citizens, NGOs and other stakeholders;
* identify the do’s and don’ts of citizen participation and
accountability processes;
* consider municipalities’ social and financial accountability to their
citizens;
* understand and recognize structures behind corruption and get acquainted
with possible counter-measures.

*Learn from experts and other participants*

Contributions come from professionals and practitioners in the field of
citizen participation and social and financial accountability, for example,
from mayors and deputy-mayors, municipal staff, experts from well-known
institutes and residents. During the course there is also ample time to
exchange experiences with the other participants.

*Deadline for application is 15 July. There are only a few places left!*

For more information, please see www.thehagueacademy.com [2] or contact us at
info@thehagueacademy.com [3].

[1] http://www.thehagueacademy.nl/training-programmes/open-courses-2011/trai...
[2] http://www.thehagueacademy.com/
[3] mailto:info@thehagueacademy.com

07
May
From7 May 2013
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byThis event is brought to you by UNEP, UNITAR, the European Environmental Bureau and the World Resources Institute, whom work in a partnership to further promote the application of Principle 10.

 

12
Jun
From12 June 2014
in 1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byThe Club of Rome EU Chapter

Will there come a time when we actually run out of minerals ? Debates soar
over how we are going to obtain energy without oil, coal and gas. But what
about the other minerals losses ? Without metals and semi-conductors, how to
keep our industrial system running ? Without mineral fertilizers and fuels,
how are we going to produce the food we need ?

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