Africa Agenda

From Africa Renewal: 
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2–5 July 2007, Oxford (UK) — 6th Global Conference on Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship, at Mansfield College. Contact Ram Vemuri, e-mail <Ram.Vemuri@cdu.edu.au>, website <www.inter-disciplinary.net/ptb/ejgc/ejgc6/cfp.htm>

4-7 July 2007,  Nairobi (Kenya) - International Women’s Summit: Women’s Leadership on HIV and AIDS. Organized by the World YWCA. Tel (254) 20 2724 789, e-mail <iws@worldywca.org>, website <www.worldywca.org>

11–14 July 2007, Leiden (The Netherlands) — 2nd Biennial European Conference on African Studies.  Tel (31) 71 514 8203, fax (31) 71 512 8095, e-mail <conference@aegis-eu.org>, website <http://ecas2007.aegis-eu.org/>

27–31 August 2007, Johannesburg (South Africa) — African Banking Congress. Contact Josemir Taimo, tel (27) 11 516 4077, e-mail <josemir.taimo@terrapinn.co.za>, website <www.terrapinn.com/2007/bankza/>

29 August–1 September 2007, Oslo (Norway) — African Green Revolution Conference. Contact Suzanne O’Leary, tel (1-303) 996-8984, fax (1-303) 415-3650, e-mail <Suzanne@africangreenrevolution.com>, website <www.africangreenrevolutionconference.com>

9–13 September 2007, Oxford (UK) — Oxford Conference on Innovation and Technology Transfer for Global Health. Organized by the Centre for the Management of Intellectual Property in Health Research and Development. Contact Junko Chapman, tel (44) 1865 812041, fax (44) 1865 726965, e-mail <junko.chapman@mihr.org>, website <www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/events>

18–19 September 2007, Brussels (Belgium) — Africa Unbound: Health, Development and Investment Strategies, 2010-2012. Hosted by the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Contact Therese Lethu, tel (33) 1 44 34 18 02, e-mail <tlethu@businessfightsaids.org>, website <www.businessfightsaids.org>

20–23 September 2007, Ontario (Canada) — 1st International Development Conference. Organized by the Centre for Agricultural Resources and International Development (CEFARD). Tel (1-416) 679-1125, e-mail <info@cefard.org>, website <www.cefard.org>

24-26 September 2007,  Nairobi (Kenya) - First International Conference on Child Sexual Abuse in Africa. The aim of the conference is to advance knowledge regarding the various types of sexual abuse and their complexity in the cultural settings of Africa. Tel (254) 20 387 3990, fax (254) 20 387 6502, e-mail <regional@anppcan.org>, website <www.anppcan.org>

WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE

30–31 May 2007, Accra (Ghana) — 2nd African Financing for Development Conference. Organized by the government of Ghana in collaboration with the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank. E-mail <info@financingfordevelopment.org>, website <www.financingfordevelopment.org/index.htm>

17–19 June 2007, Amsterdam (Netherlands) — Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Women in Violent Conflict. Sponsored by the Netherlands Defence Academy and Emory University Law School. E-mail <daniel@blocq.eu>

18–20 June 2007, Västerås (Sweden) — 3rd International Green Energy Conference. Contact J. Yan, e-mail <yanjy@ket.kth.se>, website <www.igec.info>

25 June–3 July 2007, Accra (Ghana) — 9th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, devoted to a “Grand Debate on the Union Government”. Website <www.africa-union.org>

26–29 June 2007, Vienna (Austria) — 7th Global Forum on Reinventing Government. Hosted by the UN and organized with the government of Austria, on the theme “Building Trust in Government.” Contact G. Shabbir Cheema, e-mail <cheemas@un.org>, website www.7thglobalforum.org/site3.aspx