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January 24, 2019: Norwegian Research Council hosts event on cooperation with NGOs

The Norwegian Research Council, Frivillighet Norge, the Norwegian cooperation forum for NGOs, and Linnaeus University (LNU) are hosting a full-day seminar on how research organisations, researchers, and NGOs can work more closely together. The seminar will specifically address how to influence and mobilize resources. Speakers include John-Arne Røtting, Secretary-General of the Norwegian Research Council, Stian Lotterøy from Frivillighet Norge, and Andreas Borud from LNU. 

Location: Oslo, Norway

Event website - Norwegian Research Council (in Norwegian)

June 18, 2019: Australian government to organize Global Health Security Conference in Sydney

An inaugural Global Health Security Conference will be held in Sydney next year. Conference partners include the Australian government’s Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security, the New South Wales government, and the University of Sydney. The three-day conference will provide a venue for researchers, government officials, and international organizations to advance the health-security agenda. It aims to establish a health-security community of practice. It will also provide an opportunity for students to showcase their research.

Sectors involved include veterinary science, agriculture, medicine, and public health.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website - Global Health Security Conference

June 18, 2018: Global health security conference 2019

The University of Sydney and the Australian government’s Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security are sponsoring a global health security conference in June 2019. The program will focus on health emergencies, emerging threats, and challenges in governance and financing for global health security. Themes will include new technologies and partnerships for global health security. The conference aims to include government officials,  international organizations, civil society, and private industry.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website - ghs2019

June 18-20, 2019: First international conference on global health security to be held in Sydney

The Australian government and Sydney University host a global health security congress to allow international organizations, officials, researchers, students, and others to share news of the latest developments in health security. The main conference themes are health emergencies, emerging threats and challenges, partnerships for global health security, governance and financing, and new technologies and approaches.

The meeting will also consider creating a professional association for global health security.

Location: Sydney, Australia 

Conference website - GHS 2019

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