September 24-25, 2018: France and Norway host seminar on artificial intelligence and sustainable development

The Research Council of Norway and the French Embassy host a French-Norwegian match-making seminar on artificial intelligence and sustainable development. The seminar takes a multi-disciplinary approach that aims to implement new, innovative services in many areas such as agriculture and natural resources. Participants include producers of data, information processing specialists, and application developers. 

Location: Paris, France 

Event website - Observations, AI and Sustainable Development

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September 25, 2018: Global Health Inspiration Day 2018

The Center for Global Health at the University of Oslo is hosting its second annual Global Health Inspiration Day. The event is aimed at students, researchers, and clinicians in the region with an interest in global health research. The topics range from infectious diseases to digital health, migrant health, nutrition, health systems and policy, public health history, and anthropology. Program to be announced. 

Location: Oslo, Norway 

Event website - University of Oslo

November 5-6, 2018: Norway to host GFF replenishment conference

Norway, Burkina Faso, the World Bank, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will host the Global Financing Facility (GFF)'s replenishment conference November 5-6, 2018. This is the first replenishment conference for GFF since it was started in 2015. Today Norway is one of the seven largest contributors to GFF, with NOK600 million (US$ 71.4 million) per year. 

Location: Oslo, Norway

Announcement - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Norwegian)