Africa Agenda

From Africa Renewal: 
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19–20 April 2007, Hanover/Hamburg (Germany) — 2nd Energy Africa Forum. Organized by Afrika-Verein (German African Business Association) in cooperation with the Hanover Fair and the African Petroleum Producers’ Association. Contact Walter Englert, tel (49-40) 41 91 33 15, e-mail <post@afrikaverein.de>, website <www.energyafrica.de>

20–22 April 2007, Uppsala (Sweden) — Informalizing Economies and New Organizing Strategies in Africa. Organized by the Nordic Africa Institute. Contact Ilda Louren¡o-Lindell, tel (46) 18 56 22 02, e-mail <ilda.lindell@nai.uu.se>, website <www.nai.uu.se/news/conferences/en/2007/>

27–29 April 2007, Washington, DC (USA) — 5th Annual Spring Conference of Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation, focusing on medical education and health policy in Ghana. Contact Kwasi Debra, tel (1-301) 552-9495, fax (1-301) 552-9743, e-mail <kadebra@pol.net>, website <www.ghanaphysicians.org>

7–9 May 2007, Algiers (Algeria) — Third Finance International Forum. Tel (41-22) 731 98 91, fax (41-22) 731 98 92, e-mail <suisse.contact@fifalger.com>, website <www.fif-alger.com>

21–23 May 2007, Accra (Ghana) — Ghana Investment Forum. Contact Peter Ankrah, tel (233-21) 665125, ext. 300, e-mail <pankrah@gipc.org.gh>, website <www.gipc.org.gh/documents/CBC_Advert.htm>

7–8 June 2007, Nairobi (Kenya) — 2nd Annual African HIV/AIDS Clinical Update and Leadership Development Conference. Sponsored by Valley AIDS Council. E-mail <crsmith.vac@tachc.org>, website <www.valleyaids.org/>

12–14 June 2007, Kinshasa (DRC) — International Conference on Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration and Stability in Africa. Organized by the UN Office of the Special Adviser for Africa and the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Representatives of governments, national DDR commissions, peacekeeping missions, civil society groups and other organizations will exchange experiences. Contact Mieko Ikegame, tel (1-212) 963-1937, fax (1-212) 963-3892, e-mail <ikegame@un.org>

13–15 June 2007, Cape Town (South Africa) — World Economic Forum on Africa 2007. E-mail <Africa@weforum.org>, website <www.weforum.org/en/events/WorldEconomicForumonAfrica2007/index.htm>

18–20 June 2007, Pretoria (South Africa) — Force Preparation: Combat and Mission Readiness. Preparing and training military, civilian and police personnel for peacekeeping operations in Africa. Organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC). Contact Noxi Mshumpela, tel (27-11) 669 5106, e-mail <noxi.mshumpela@iqpc.co.za>, website <www.iqpc.co.za>

WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE

20–23 February 2007, Kigali (Rwanda) — 2007 Women Parliamentarians International Conference, under the theme, “Gender, Nation Building and Role of Parliaments.” Contact Soni Kanamugire, tel (250) 0883 0629, e-mail <kanamugire@rwandawomen-mp.org>, website <www.rwanda2007.org>

12–15 March 2007, Sandton (South Africa) — 2nd Annual Peacekeeping, Reconstruction and Stability Operations Africa. Contact Noxi Mshumpela, tel (27-11) 669 5106, fax (27-11) 669 5069, email <noxi.mshumpela@iqpc.co.za>, website <www.iqpc.co.za>

22–24 March 2007, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African Civil Society Forum. To explore the best ways to partner with the African Union, UN Economic Commission for Africa and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). Facilitated by the European Centre for Development Policy Management. Fax (41-22) 301 2000, e-mail <afcsf2007.register@ngocongo.org>, website <www.ngocongo.org>

28–29 March 2007, London (UK) — 4th Annual African Petroleum Forum. Website <www.petro21.com/>