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20–25 January 2007, Nairobi (Kenya) — World Social Forum. Seventh annual gathering of civil society activists and the first in Africa. Tel (254-20) 3860745/46, fax (254-20) 3872671, e-mail <info@wsf2007.org>, website <www.wsf2007.org>

22–30 January 2007, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — AU Summit: Scientific Research and Technology for Africa’s Socio-Economic Transformation. Focused on science, technology and innovation and organized with support from NEPAD. Contact Mrs. Habiba Mejri-Cheikh, tel (251-11) 551 7700 ext. 236, fax (251-11) 551 1299, e-mail <habibam@africa-union.org>, website <http://www.africa-union.org>

30–31 January 2007, Midrand (South Africa) — Clean Development Mechanism Africa 2007. Tel (27-11) 669-5000, email <info@iqpc.co.za>, website <www.iqpc.co.za/cgi-bin/templates/genevent.html?topic=479&event=11343&>

19–22 February 2007, Johannesburg (South Africa) — Enterprise Risk Management Africa 2007. Conference to teach entrepreneurs to effectively manage and reduce risks. Contact Debbie Tagg, tel (27-11) 516 4073, e-mail <debbie.tagg@terrapinn.co.za>, website <www.terrapinn.com/2007/ermza/>

6–9 March 2007, Brussels (Belgium) — World Biofuels Markets. Tel (44) 207 801 6333, fax (44) 207 900 1853, e-mail <annie.ellis@greenpowerconferences.com>, website <www.greenpowerconferences.com>

10–14 March 2007, Baltimore, Maryland (US) — Water for All Life: A Decentralized Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future. Sponsored by National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association. Tel (1-800) 966-2942, e-mail <executivedirector@nowra.org>, website <www.nowra.org>

9–11 May 2007, Maputo (Mozambique) — Information Society Technologies in Africa 2007. Second annual conference, bringing together representatives from leading commercial, government and research organizations across Africa and Europe. Tel (353) 1 817 0607, fax (353) 1 817 0606, e-mail <secretariat@IST-Africa.org>, website <www.ist-africa.org/Conference2007/default.asp>

28–30 May 2007, Nairobi (Kenya) — eLearning Africa 2007. On the theme “Building Infrastructures and Capacities to Reach Out to the Whole of Africa”; organized by International Conferences, Workshops and Exhibitions and Hoffmann & Reif Consultant. Tel (49-30) 327 6140, fax (49 30) 324 9833 e-mail <info@elearning-africa.com>, website <www.elearning-africa.com>

WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE

16–18 November 2006, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Fifth African Development Forum: Youth for Leadership in the 21st Century. Organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union. Contact Kwabia Boateng, tel (251) 115 44 35 71, fax (251) 115 51 22 33, e-mail <kboateng@uneca.org>, website <www.uneca.org/ADF/>

29 November–1 December 2006, Washington, D.C (USA) — 2006 Africa Oil and Gas Forum. Co-sponsored by the US Department of Energy. Contact Kathleen Wells, tel (1 310) 551-1010, e-mail <kwells@africacncl.org>, website <www.africacncl.org/Events/2006_Oil_Gas_Forum.asp>

14–15 December 2006, Nairobi (Kenya) — 2nd Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region. Contact George Ola Davies, tel (254) 762 4029, cell (254) 734 75 60 66, e-mail <George.Ola-Davies@repsg.unon.org>, website <http://www.icglr.org/F_END/events.asp?evt=0>