Upcoming Events

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2016
Aug 20
2016
Aug 22
  • conference
  • Durban

Higher Education Forum for Africa, Asia and Latin America

The International Network for Higher Education in Africa is gearing up to launch the Higher Education Forum for Africa, Asia and Latin America (HEFAALA) with an objective to promote trans-continental and global dialogue in higher education.
2016
Aug 28
  • conference
  • Bern

Health in Fragile Contexts

In an increasing number of countries the implementation of health programmes is challenged by fragile contexts. At the same time, fragility of a state is considered as one of the main causes for malfunctioning health services.
2016
Aug 28
2016
Sep 1
  • conference
  • Davos

Integrative Risk Management - towards resilient cities

Addressed to researchers from the various disciplines, experts and practitioners, policy and decision makers, representatives from UN, IGOs, NGOs and the private sector. IDRC Davos 2016 contributes to the post-Sendai process and will cover different risk and disaster areas andcross cutting themes such as resilience, urban risks, mega catastrophes, sustainable development, climate change adaptation, underlying risks, and more.
2016
Sep 5
2016
Sep 6
  • conference
  • Norfolk NR4

PhD Conference in International Development

The 5th Annual International PhD Conference in International Development will take place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 September 2016 at the School of International Development (DEV) at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
2016
Sep 5
2016
Sep 9
  • conference
  • Shanghai

Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016

Urban Transitions 2016 will bring together researchers, policy-makers, government representatives and practitioners to review these themes.
2016
Sep 9
Biodiversity conservation
  • conference
  • Bern

Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing: Rights and duties in scientific research

Goals
- Participants are informed about the ABS system, the Nagoya Protocol and its implementation in Switzerland
- Participants know the consequences of the Nagoya Protocol for scientific research
- Participants are aware of the rights and duties relating to Nagoya Protocol
- Participants are informed about the supporting tools and know how to proceed
2016
Sep 23
  • conference
  • Zürich

Forced Migration: Research and Policy - Science & Development Forum

Organised by ETH Global and NADEL- Center for Development and Cooperation
The Science and Development Forum brings together scholars from different disciplines to discuss current academic research on the topic, from the ethics of migration to evidence-based policy research and managerial improvements in refugee camps. In a second part, representatives from different international and governmental policy organisations and NGOs will challenge the scientific presentations based on their experiences in the field. The regional focus of the conference is on the Syrian crisis and the refugee movements to Turkey and Europe.
Renowned international key note speakers.
2016
Sep 28
2016
Sep 30
  • conference
  • Frankfurt

African-Asian Encounters (III): Afrasian Transformations: Beyond Grand Narratives?

This interdisciplinary conference is part of a series of international conferences on African-Asian Encounters that started with “New Cooperations – New Dependencies?” (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2014) and continued with “Re-Thinking African-Asian Relationships: Changing Realities – New Concepts” (Cape Town, South Africa, March 2015).
2016
Oct 5
2016
Oct 7
  • conference
  • Accra

Partnerships for knowledge generation and sustainable development

The 7th ANIE Conference follows up on the outcomes of the 3rd and 6th ANIE Conference held in Abuja, Nigeria in 2010 and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2015, respectively. In these conferences emphasis was put on university partnerships for knowledge generation and development, and also as an important strategy for realizing the global Sustainable Development Goals that were promulgated in 2015.
2016
Oct 7
  • Education/Training
  • Dübendorf

Water Supply in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Course participants acquire knowledge and tools for monitoring and evaluating water supply projects in urban and rural settings.
2016
Oct 24
2016
Oct 27
  • conference
  • Beijing

Future Earth: Land system science: understanding realities and developing solutions

The Global Land Project (GLP) is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability. It represents the largest international research network in this field.
2016
Nov 4
2016
Nov 5
  • conference
  • Bern

Swiss Researching Africa Days

The 4th edition of the Swiss Researching Africa Days will take place on Friday and Saturday November 4–5, 2016 at the Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Bern.
2016
Nov 30
2016
Dec 2
  • conference
  • Berlin

The global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training

Tomorrow’s learning is about ownership. We will own our learning. We will control what, where, when and how we learn. We will access, link, combine, interpret and interact with knowledge. We will be empowered as never before. We will make learning work for us.
2016
Dec 8
2016
Dec 9
  • conference
  • Basel

Building on Success – Malaria Control and Elimination

The Swiss TPH Winter Symposium 2016 invites medical and health sector specialists to review and discuss the history, successes and future of Malaria Control and Elimination.