January 11: Norad, UNESCO, and Education Association host debate and launch of Global Education Monitoring Report 2017

UNESCO, together with Norad and the Education Association, presents the Global Education Monitoring Report 2017. It addresses accountability in education systems, among other challenges to meeting SDG-4. Manor Antoninis, who directed the report, and David Archer from ActionAid, amongst others, are scheduled to participate in a debate after the presentation of the report.

Location: Oslo, Norway

Website – UNESCO (in Norwegian)

Norway Education

April 10-11, 2018: Norwegian global health conference takes place in Oslo

The University of Oslo's Centre for Global Health and Centre for Development and Environment, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, and the Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research jointly host Norway's 12th annual global health conference. Under the theme of health system strengthening (HSS), the conference includes three to four speakers on topics connected to:

  • Global digital health
  • The interaction of human, animal, and environmental health challenges 
  • Neglected tropical diseases
  • Global health financing

Location: Oslo, Norway

Event website - University of Oslo


June 27-28, 2018: Norad hosts REDD-Exchange conference

The Oslo Redd Exchange 2018 Conference aims to present results from REDD+ and  to promote its successful implementation. REDD+ is a United Nations-led program to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries. It is supported by Norway. The conference gathers policy makers, practitioners, and civil society to exchange perspectives and experiences. 

Few event details are yet available. 

Website - Norad