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AFRICA on the AGENDA

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From Africa Renewal: 

3-7 February 2003, Guatemala City (Guatemala) -- International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicators to Sustainable Forest Management. Contact Glenda Lee, tel (502) 379-9830, e-mail <cici2002@inab.gob.gt>.

3-11 February 2003, Yaounde (Cameroon) -- African Regional Training Workshop on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights. Tel (237) 221-0262/753-0904, fax (237) 220-9788, e-mail <yaounde2003@hotmail.com>.

4-7 February 2003, Johannesburg (South Africa) -- African Women's Health Conference 2003. E-mail conference@amanitare.org, website <www.amanitare.org>.

13-15 February 2003, Copenhagen (Denmark) -- Second Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship - Environments, Sustainability and Technologies. Website <http://www.interdisciplinary.net/ejgc.htm>.

16-23 March 2003, Kyoto (Japan) -- Third World Water Forum. Contact Forum Secretariat, tel (81-3) 5212-1649, e-mail <office@waterforum3.com>, website <www.worldwaterforum.org>.

28 March - 5 April 2003, Oxford (UK) -- Global Civil Society ­ Expectations, Capacities and the Accountability of International NGOs. Contact 21st Century Trust, website <http://www.21stCenturyTrust.org>.

April 2003, Kampala (Uganda) -- Workshop for Women Journalists Reporting on HIV/AIDS. Contact Julie Clayton, tel (44-117) 973-0139, fax (44-117) 946-6284.

10-11 April 2003, Athens, Ohio (USA) -- Children and Islam. Faith and Social Change in Africa and Southeast Asia, sponsored by the Institute for the African Child and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Contact Acacia Nikoi, tel (740) 593-1837, e-mail <nikoi@ohio.edu>.

7-9 May 2003, Nairobi (Kenya) -- Training in Africa: Best Practices, Lessons Learned and Future Directions conference. Contact Rick Sullivan, tel (410) 537-1931, fax (410) 537-1476, e-mail <rsullivan@jhpiego.net>.

13-15 May 2003, Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Sustain 2002 ­ World Sustainable Energy Exhibition and Conference. Contact Marc Sterel, tel (31-20) 549-1889, e-mail <sustain2003@rai.nl>.

19-23 May 2003, Bonn (Germany) -- International Conference on Rural Livelihoods, Forests and Biodiversity. Contact William Sunderlin, tel (251) 622-622, e-mail <Ella.Behlyarova@unece.org>.

22-24 May 2003, Shanghai (China) -- International Conference on Energy and the Environment. Tel (86-21) 6568-9564, e-mail <dplieu@online.sh.cn>.

30 May - 5 June 2003, Havana (Cuba) -- International Convention on Environment and Sustainable Development. Contact Rachel Bruhuke, tel (415) 575-5531, e-mail <rachel@globalexchange.org>.

WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE

6-10 January 2003, Accra (Ghana) -- Chieftaincy in Africa: Culture, Governance and Development. Contact Dr. Ato Quayson, tel (44-122) 3338145, fax (44-122) 3334396 or Dr. Irene Odotei, tel (233-21) 502397, e-mail <asafo@ghana.com>.

7-9 January 2003, Varanasi (India) -- International Conference on Communication for Development in the Information Age. Website <www.uaeu.ac.ae/gcra/index.htm>

16 January 2003, Washington, DC (USA) -- New Rules for Global Finance: Tobin Tax Conference. Contact e-mail <jbaker@OXFAMAmerica.Org>, tel (202) 496-1320, fax (202) 496-1190.

16 January 2003, Tokyo (Japan) -- Children in Turmoil: Rights of the Child in the Midst of Human Insecurity. High-level international conference organized by the European Commission in Japan in cooperation with UNICEF. Tel (03) 5467-1243, fax (03) 3406-7346.

16-17 January 2003, Washington, DC (USA) and 4 February 2003, Bamako (Mali) -- US-West Africa Shea Butter Conference, organized by the US Corporate Council on Africa. Contact Sasah Resnick, tel (202) 535-1115, ext. 508, e-mail <Sresnick@africacncl.org>

19-25 January 2003, Abuja (Nigeria) -- African Youth Assembly. Contact Dapo Saheed, tel (23-41) 773-6575, e-mail <Africanassembly2003@hotmail.com>