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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

December 13, 2018: South Korean NGOs hold a conference on SDG 4 and children’s rights

Good Neighbors of South Korea, a non-governmental organization (NGO), with support from the Korea NGO Council for Overseas Development Cooperation and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) are holding a conference on education and children’s rights in the context of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.

The event will focus on children’s education in Africa (including Malawi and Uganda) and the effectiveness of girls’ empowerment projects.

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Event website – NGO KCOC (in Korean)

South Korea Education

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

Australia Agriculture Education Global health Nutrition