Africa Agenda

From Africa Renewal: 
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26–28 July 2006, Budapest (Hungary) and 2–4 August 2006, Baltimore (USA) — International e-Participation and Local Democracy Symposium. Sponsors include the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, National Association of Secretaries of State (USA) and the Council of Europe. Contact Susie Ruston, tel (44-20) 7616 8444, e-mail <Susie@21cConsultancy.com>, website <www.eparticipationsymposium.org>

29–30 July 2006, Owerri (Nigeria) – 2nd International Conference of the Trans-Atlantic Research Group on the themes of gender, globalization and state transformation in Africa and the African diaspora. Contact Chima J. Korieh, tel (1-856) 256-4500 ext 3994, fax (1-856) 256-4791, e-mail <Korieh@rowan.edu>, website <http://users.rowan.edu/~korieh/Conferences.html>

13–18 August 2006, Toronto (Canada) – XVI International AIDS Conference. Expected to bring together over 20,000 delegates to share current knowledge on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Contact Bryan Hobson, tel (41-22) 7 100 800, fax (41-22) 7 100 899, e-mail <info@aids2006.org>, website <www.aids2006.org>

19–25 August 2006, Florence (Italy) – IX World Renewable Energy Congress. Contact Ali Sayigh, fax (44-1273) 625 768, e-mail <asayigh@netcomuk.co>, website <www.wrenuk.co.uk/>

29–31 August 2006, Gauteng (South Africa) — Combating and Preventing Terrorism in Africa. Organized by the International Quality and Productivity Centre. E-mail <info@iqpc.co.za>, website <www.iqpc.co.za>

31 August – 2 September 2006, Oslo (Norway) — The Oslo Conference on Private-Public Partnership for an African Green Revolution. Contact Arne Cartridge, tel (47) 24 15 73 01, e-mail <arne.cartridge@yara.com>, website <www.africangreenrevolution.com/conf>

10–15 September 2006, Geneva (Switzerland) — Tourism Africa 2006, involving leaders of the public and private sectors concerned with Africa’s tourism development. E-mail <info@tourismafrica.com>, website <www.tourismafrica.com>

11–13 September 2006, London (UK) — African Studies Association Biennial Conference, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Contact Sara Rich Dorman, tel (44-131) 650 4239, e-mail <asauk@soas.ac.uk>, website <www.asauk.net/asauk06/index.html>

25–27 October 2006, Rome (Italy) — First World Congress on Communication for Development. Organized by the World Bank, the UN Food and Agricultural Organization and the Communication Initiative, the congress will bring together around 500 communication professionals and others. Contact Lucia Grenna, fax (1-202) 522-2654, e-mail <LGrenna@worldbank.org>, website <www.devcomm-congress.org/worldbank/macro/2.asp>

26–28 October 2006, Boston, MA (USA) — International Conference on the State of Affairs of Africa. Hosted by the International Institute for Justice and Development. Tel (1-617) 541-9500, fax (1-617) 541-9501, e-mail <conference.icsaa@iijd.org>, website <www.icsaa.iijd.org>

WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE

6–7 June 2006, Washington, DC (USA) — 2006 AGOA Civil Society Forum. Tel (1-800) 822-7323 x195, e-mail <agoa@bread.org>, website <www.bread.org/agoa>

26 June–7 July 2006, United Nations, New York (USA) — Small Arms Review Conference. Contact Myrna Peña, tel (1-212) 963-4022, email <pena1@un.org>, website <www.un.org/events/smallarms2006/>

1–2 July 2006, Banjul (Gambia) — 7th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government. E-mail <augambia@gamtel.gm>, website <www.bjlausummit2006.gm/>

10–11 July 2006, Rabat (Morocco) — Euro-African Ministerial Conference on Migration and Development. Tel (212) 37-66-01-57, fax (212) 37-66-01-27, e-mail <migration@maec.gov.ma>, website <www.maec.gov.ma/migration/En/conference.htm>