Africa Agenda

From Africa Renewal: 
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19–21 July 2005, UN Headquarters New York (USA) — International Conference for the Prevention of Armed Conflict. The conference will address the role of civil society and NGOs in the prevention of armed conflicts. Contact Guido de Graaf Bierbrauwer, tel (31 30) 242 7777, fax (31 30) 236 9268, e-mail <g.bierbrauwer@conflict-prevention.net>, website <www.gppac.net>.

24–27 July 2005, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) — Third International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment. Tel (41 22) 7 100 800, fax (41 22) 7 100 899, e-mail <secretariat@iasociety.org>, website <www.iasociety.org>.

25–29 July 2005, Edinburgh (UK) — E-Commerce Africa. Aims to profile the best of e-commerce and develop an action plan for e-commerce on the continent. Contact Alison Holms, e-mail <Alison@tsunamievents.co.uk>, website <www.ecommerceafrica2005.com>.

12–14 August 2005, Georgia (USA) — 2005 Shea Butter Convention. Organized by the American Shea Butter Institute. Contact Addie Jackson, tel (404) 377-6199, website <www.sheainstitute.com>.

22–27 August 2005, Ontario (Canada) — Third International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry. Organized by the International Council for Sustainable Agriculture. Contact John Yee, fax (905) 688-0748, e-mail <conference@icsagr-fei.org>, website <www.icsagr-fei.org/conference>.

7–9 September 2005, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK) — Globalizations, Critical Horizons: Global Poverty or Global Justice? Organized by Globalizations Journal, University of Newscastle-upon-Tyne. E-mail <global.conference@ncl.ac.uk>, website <www.globaljusticeconference.org/information.asp>.

14–16 September 2005, UN Headquarters New York (USA) — Millennium Development Goals 2005 Review. High-level Review of the 2000 Millennium Declaration during the 60th Session of the General Assembly.

WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE

12–16 June 2005, Doha (Qatar) — Group of 77 and China Second South Summit. E-mail <G77-doha@mofa.gov.qa>, website <www.g77-doha.org>.

22–24 June 2005, Barcelona (Spain) — Africa Energy Forum. A forum, organized by EnergyNet Ltd., for African government ministers, utility executives and the international energy community to discuss business opportunities in Africa. Contact Rod Cargill, tel (44-20) 85 47 06 98, fax (44-20) 85 41 32 44, e-mail <Cargill@energynet.co.uk>, website <www.energynet.co.uk>.

28 June–2 July 2005, Lusaka (Zambia) — All-African Youth Summit. Organized by the Young Africans Welfare Association (YAWA). Contact the Summit Organizing Team, tel (260) 96 456 147, e-mail <contactyawa@yahoo.com>.

4 July 2005, London (UK) — Bending the Arc — The Business of Attaining the Millennium Development Goals in Africa. A forum for all stakeholders to mobilize resources for the MDGs, with a video link to the African Union summit in Tripoli and Group of Eight summit in Scotland. Organized by the NEPAD Secretariat, NEPAD Business Group and African Business Roundtable. Contact Thaninga Shope-Linney, tel: (27 11) 313 3776, fax: (27 11) 313 3778, website <www.nepad.org>.

6–8 July 2005, Perthshire (Scotland) — G8 Summit 2005.