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

December 12, 2018 : Aga Khan Foundation Canada and WFP host discussion about conflict and food insecurity

David Beasley, executive director of the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) and Alex Bugailiskis, Canada’s ambassador to Italy and permanent representative to the Rome-based UN agencies, will facilitate a discussion about interventions to address hunger and conflict. The event is hosted by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada. Beasley will draw from his recent experience with vulnerable women and girls in the Sahel, Bangladesh, Syria, and Yemen.  

Conflict is a leading cause of food insecurity, leaving people vulnerable as they are forced to leave their land, homes, and jobs.

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event website- CanWaCH

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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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