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October 22, 2017: Norwegian broadcaster NRK hosts annual fundraiser

Every year the Norwegian broadcaster NRK hosts a fundraiser, a telethon focused on a specific organization or topic. The donations from this year’s fundraising event will be given to UNICEF for its  work  providing education to children affected by war and conflict.

Location: Oslo, Norway

Website - NRK (in Norwegian)

Global Norway Education

October 24, 2017: UNESCO’s 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring Report launches

UNESCO releases its second report assessing progress towards UN education targets and accountability around how education is delivered. The 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, entitled “Accountability in education: Meeting our commitments” measures progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG-4). UNESCO is holding events in four cities to mark the launch of the report: Brasilia, Brazil; Nairobi, Kenya; London, United Kingdom; Dakar, Senegal.   

Website – UNESCO

Global Education

November 19-22, 2017: CBIE hosts 51st Annual Conference on International Education

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) is hosting its 51st Annual Conference on international education. This year’s conference focuses on exploring pathways to enable collaboration in international education. The Conference brings together educators, Canadian and foreign officials, and other stakeholders from across Canada and abroad. 

Conference website  - CBIE

Canada Global Education

November 19-22, 2017: CBIE hosts 51st Annual Conference on International Education

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) hosts its 51st Annual Conference on International Education.  This year’s conference will focus on exploring ‘pathways’ to enable collaboration in international education.  The conference brings together educators, Canadian and foreign officials, and other stakeholders from across Canada and abroad. 

Location: Halifax, Canada

Event website - CBIE 

Canada Education

February 8, 2018: Global Partnership for Education financing conference

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) holds its 2018-2020 replenishment conference in Dakar, Senegal. The event, co-hosted by Senegal and France, was announced during a high-level event on education financing at the United Nations. GPE, the only multilateral fund devoted solely to education, aims to raise US$3.1 billion for 2018 through 2020 to support the education of 870 million children across 89 countries that are home to 78% of the global out-of-school population.

Location: Dakar, Senegal

Press release – Global Partnership for Education

Global Education

April 14-15, 2018: Annual conference on global health and innovation Conference takes place at Yale University

Unite for Site, a global health nonprofit, hosts its 15th Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC). This conference takes place annually at Yale University, in New Haven, CT. GHIC is the largest global health and social entrepreneurship conference in the world. It welcomes over 2,000 participants, including professionals and students, from all US states and 55 countries around the world. Participants represent all sectors of international development, global health, and social entrepreneurship.

Location: Yale University, New Haven, CT

Event webpage – Unite for Site