September 14, 2018: ANU hosts annual Indonesia Update conference on status of minorities

The Indonesia Project at the Australian National University (ANU) hosts its annual Indonesia Update conference. The conference examines the treatment of Indonesia’s minority communities and changing attitudes towards them over the past decade. Sessions cover issues including religion, gender, sexuality, disability, and the law. 

Location: Canberra, Australia

Event website - Crawford School, ANU

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September 19, 2018: Australian National Early Childhood Conference

Early Childhood Australia’s 2018 National Conference is being held over four days in Sydney. It covers the impact of early childhood education, and professional development for educators, sector leaders, and teachers.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website – Early Childhood Australia

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September 20, 2018: Dutch parliament debates Dutch positions on EC proposal for the MFF

The European Affairs Committee of the Dutch Parliament hosts a general consultation on the European Commission (EC)'s integral Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF) proposal package, which sets the limits for the annual general budgets of the European Union for the next seven years. The consultation includes the elaboration of the sectoral proposals and the corresponding 'BNC' files (Beoordeling Nieuwe Commissievoorstellen, in Dutch), which are the thematic assessments of the EC's initial proposal. The BNC files are the basis for Dutch negotiators in Brussels.

The debate is co-chaired by Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Wopke Hoekstra, Minister of Finance.

Location: The Hague, the Netherlands

Agenda news - Parliament of the Netherlands (in Dutch)

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

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October 22, 2018: Global Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018

The three-day Global Evidence and Implementation Summit will focus on evidence for better policy and practice.  Around  700 delegates are expected from 30 countries, representing policymakers, practitioners, and scientists. Focus areas will be, among others, international development, education, humanitarian aid, and health. Speakers include Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Conference website -  Geis2018

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