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December 12, 2018: Annual Norad conference addresses civil society's role in global development

Civil society represents a diverse set of knowledge and services, including providing services and political activism. While 20% of Norway's development assistance is channeled through civil society, globally its role is threatened, argues Norad, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, which is centering its annual conference around meeting these new challenges. 

Location: Oslo, Norway

Event website - Norad

Feb 19, 2019: Annual Australasian Aid Conference held in Canberr

The Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University (ANU), in conjunction with the Asia Foundation, host Australia's major annual aid conference, which brings together researchers from across Australia, the Pacific, Asia, and beyond to share insights, promote collaboration, and help develop the research community.

Headline speakers include Donald Kaberuka, Former President of the African Development Bank and Rwanda’s Minister of Finance, and Masood Ahmed, President of the Center for Global Development.

Location: Canberra, Australia

Website – ANU

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February 19-20, 2019: Annual Australasian Development Conference

The Development Policy Centre of the Australian National University and the Asia Foundation have released a draft program for their 2019 development conference. Key topics include China's development cooperation and the future of Africa.

Dr Donald Kaberuka, former president of the African Development Bank, is the keynote speaker.

Location: Canberra, Australia

Conference Website - Development Policy Centre

Australia Agriculture Global health

April 8, 2019: Melbourne workshop aims to deepen understanding of child labor in agriculture

The Australian Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Study Centre at RMIT University will host a workshop on child labor in agriculture.

The workshop will highlight evidence of the social and economic costs and benefits of child labor in the agricultural sector of developing countries. Participants are expected from academia, government and non-government organizations, and from disciplines including economics, political science, sociology, law, anthropology, and psychology.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Conference website - Conference Monkey

Australia Agriculture