June 5-6, 2018: European Development Days to focus on full participation of women in society

In its twelfth year, the European Development Days (EDD) conference will focus on the vital role of women and the need for their full and equal participation, as well as leadership in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The agenda has three themes: 'Ensuring the physical and psychological integrity of Girls and Women,' 'Promoting economic and social rights and empowerment of Girls and Women,' and 'Strengthening Girls’ and Women’s voice and participation.' 

Heads of State, Commissioners, Members of the European Parliament, high-level experts, grassroots activists, and many more key players in women empowerment are expected to attend.

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event website – EDD



September 17-21, 2018: EDCTP 9th annual forum

The European and Developing countries Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP) annual forum will bring together African and European scientists, policy makers, funders, and global health partners in clinical research and development (R&D) for poverty-related diseases. The forum provides an opportunity for researchers to share new results and network with international colleagues.

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Website - EDCTP

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