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September 24-27, 2018: European Water Tech Week takes place in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

The European Water Tech Week 2018 (EWTW 2018) takes place in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden, which is the United Nations (UN) Innovating City for water technology. Participants include scientists, policy makers, and and leaders from companies and universities to showcase the latest developments around water, which affects various areas of development such as hygiene, agriculture, and global health. Sessions focus on business, science, policy, and international cooperation. 

Location: Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

Conference website - EWTW 2018

October 9, 2018: Australian International Education Conference

Australia’s largest conference on tertiary education will focus on 'Empowering a new generation'. The conference attracts participants from all education sectors as well as government, NGOs, and private providers. The conference is  jointly presented by the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) and IDP Education.

Location: Sydney, Australia 

Conference website - IDP

Australia Global Education

October 14-16, 2018: World Health Summit

Under the patronage of the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, the 10th annual World Health Summit is being held in October 2018.

The conference will focus on topics including pandemic preparedness, the Sustainable Development Goals: Health in All Policies, Access to Essential Medicines, Strengthening Health Systems, Antimicrobial Resistance, and the Digital Healthcare Revolution, among others.

The Summit will bring together leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector, in order to discuss pressing global health challenges.

Location: Berlin, Germany

Event website – World Health Summit

Global Global health

October 16-18, 2018: International conference on water science held at Wageningen University

The 'Water Science for Impact' international conference, held at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, focuses on the interaction between science and society in developing solutions for water-related problems in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It bring together scientists, policy makers, NGOs, and the business community around three themes: 1) water and climate change; 2) the water-energy-food-and ecosystem nexus, and 3) sustainable water quality.

Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands

Conference Website - Wageningen University

October 29-30, 2018: Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies organizes international conference on SDGs

On October 29-30, 2018, the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. in partnership with A-id: Agenda for International Development, organizes an international conference on the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Entitled 'The SDGs in Global Perspsective', the confernece aims to address normative and empirical questions concerning governance, financing, implementation, evaluation and achievement of the 2030 Agenda. 

The Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies is a public university institute working in the field of applied sciences.

Location: Pisa, Italy

Website - A-id

Global Italy

Fourth edition of 'Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogues' held in Rome

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the Italian Institute for International Studies (ISPI) organize the fourth edition of 'Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogues', a major global forum to discuss, debate, and outline a positive agenda for the future of the greater Mediterranean.

As in previous years, Rome MED is preceded by a number of preliminary thematic meetings, which will be held from April to October 2018 across Italy, Europe, the US, Russia, and other Mediterranean countries. 

Website - Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogues

Global Italy

December 6-7, 2018: French Development Agency hosts 13th international conference in Paris

The French Development Agency (AFD) hosts its 13th international conference, which focuses on inequality and its impact on countries' social and economic fabric. The conference's first day centers on academia, bringing in researchers and experts to AFD headquarters. The second day is open to the public and dedicated to high-level round tables with international experts, academics, and policy makers at the Arab World Institute. Discussion is focused on how models of development can account for inequality and how the rise of the middle class has impacted inequality and social cohesion.

Location: Paris, France

Event website - AFD 

France Global