July 23-25, 2018: AECID holds series of conferences on 2030 Agenda

In collaboration with Menéndez Pelayo International University, the Spanish development co-operation agency AECID is organizing a series of workshops and conferences to discuss how the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being implemented in Spain. Directed by the Spanish Special Ambassador for the 2030 Agenda, Juan Francisco Montalbán, these conferences mainly target international development professionals, students, and academics.

Location: Santander, Spain

Press release - AECID (in Spanish)


November 2018: Spain to hold First Global Parliamentary Summit against Malnutrition

The Spanish Senate’s Development Committee announced in June 2017 that Spain would hold the first Global Parliamentary Summit against Malnutrition by November 2018; this has been confirmed by Spanish development agency AECID and the FAO. According to AECID, the summit will gather MPs and development officials from around the world, and aims to share experiences and innovative solutions to end hunger.

Further details on the summit will be released closer to the date.

Location: Madrid, Spain

Press release - FAO (in Spanish)

Press release - AECID (in Spanish)

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November 15-16, 2018: Ibero-American Summit in Guatemala to focus on SDGs

The Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB), an inter-governmental organization based in Madrid, Spain, will host its bi-annual summit under the title 'For a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable Ibero-America'. SEGIB is formed by 22 states including Spain, Portugal, Andorra, and countries from Latin America and the Caribbean. According to the SEGIB, this year's Ibero-American summit will focus on the sustainable development goals’ (SDGs) 2030 agenda.

Location: La Antigua, Guatemala.

Event website Ibero-American Summit 2018