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AidEx 2012 - The global humanitarian and development aid event

AidEx 2012 - The global humanitarian and development aid event | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

AidEx takes place on 24-25 October 2012 in Brussels, and is the only event of its kind taking place in Europe for buyers and suppliers of humanitarian and development aid.

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Microsoft holds ‘NGO Connection Day’

Microsoft holds ‘NGO Connection Day’ | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

Non-government organizations (NGOs) and civil society groups in the Philippines can now get a boost in their capabilities through the various digital software being made easily available and at low costs, Microsoft said in its recently held “NGO Connection Day.”

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A Feminist View Of The Fourth High Level Forum On Aid Effectiveness

A Feminist View Of The Fourth High Level Forum On Aid Effectiveness | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

The HLF-4 outcomes are mixed for civil society. Some important progress was made but much remains unchanged and uncommitted in terms ofsome of the long outstanding CSO and women’s rights demands....

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GRF One Health Summit 2012

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GRF One Health Summit 2012
One Health - One Planet - One Future
Risks and Opportunities
19-22 February 2012 in Davos, Switzerland

 

A growing community of experts thus argues that today's health issues require to be dealt with from a holistic "One Health" perspective that acknowledges the systemic interconnections of human, animal and ecosystem health as an integrative management of risks and opportunities and especially engages the pharmaceutical and food industry.

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Regional forum of the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC)

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The Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) sponsored a regional forum on 13-14 December 2011 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The purpose of this forum was to consider the implications of Post High Level Forum 4 in Busan, Korea (29 November to 1 December 2011) on civil society organizations in Southeast Asia...

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Home - Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness

Home - Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

The Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness is a unique space for CSOs (Civil Society Organisations) worldwide to engage in a global and fully participatory process towards defining and introducing a framework of mutually shared development effectiveness principles.

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Transformer le pouvoir économique pour avancer les droits des femmes et la justice - AWID

Transformer le pouvoir économique pour avancer les droits des femmes et la justice - AWID | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

Transformer le pouvoir économique pour avancer les droits des femmes et la justice, le XIIe forum international d’AWID va rassembler près de 2000 activistes et responsables d’organisations des droits des femmes du monde entier du 19 au 22 avril 2012 à le centre des congrès Halic, à Istanbul, en Turquie.

 

Le Forum international de l’AWID sur les droits de la femme et le développement est à la fois une conférence et un appel à l’action. Le Forum de l’AWID est la plus grande manifestation de ce type au monde – il rassemble des leaders et activistes des droits des femmes du monde entier tous les trois à quatre ans dans l’optique de partager des stratégies, rencontrer des gens, faire la fête et apprendre dans une ambiance électrique qui donne jour à des débats approfondis et une croissance personnelle et professionnelle durable.

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NGO Employees in Thailand : Is there Life after…..Life in the NGO World?

NGO Employees in Thailand : Is there Life after…..Life in the NGO World? | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

As the face of the NGO world in Thailand undergoes radical shifts and International NGOs begin handing over their mandates to locally established entities or phase out entirely, many NGO employees of such NGOs are being left with choices to make regarding their future....

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World Economic Forum Davos 2012: 'Protectionism has impacted world trade by 1%'

World Economic Forum Davos 2012: 'Protectionism has impacted world trade by 1%' | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

Pascal Lamy, Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO) says there has been very little impact of protectionism on international trade as such policies have impacted the world trade by just 1 per cent. However, he adds that removing tax benefits for off-shoring firms is not a trade violation under WTO.

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NGO-India - 16-18 March 2012 Epicentre, Gurgaon, Delhi

NGO-India - 16-18 March 2012 Epicentre, Gurgaon, Delhi | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

16-18 March 2012

Epicentre, Gurgaon, Delhi

 

NGO India is a multi-platform initiative designed to meet the needs of NGOs and the various stakeholder groups that engage them. It is designed to act as a neutral platform where domestic and international NGOs can meet and identify how they can collaborate to better serve the needs of their respective causes. It also provides a wider platform for NGOs to connect directly to corporates, government and the general public.

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Collaboration Sud-Sud: les bases sont lancées

Collaboration Sud-Sud: les bases sont lancées | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it
La deuxième mission économique Inde-Afrique, qui s’est déroulée en décembre dernier à Hyderabad, en Inde, semble avoir posé les fondements à la collaboration Sud-Sud.
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India 2011 - Highlights

http://www.weforum.org 14.11.2011 Summary of the World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit held in Mumbai, India. November 12-14, 2011.
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Dihad 2012 - Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference and Exhibition

Dihad 2012 - Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference and Exhibition | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

1-3.4.2012

 

The overall aim of DIHAD is to contribute to the further enhancement of technically sound and principled international humanitarian and development assistance. In keeping with Dubai’s strategic location between ‘East’ and ‘West’, its energetic entrepreneurial climate and diverse international character, DIHAD further endeavors to build bridges between various actors and countries from around the globe engaged in addressing needs of those affected by crises, disasters or the adverse effects of under-development. In addition, DIHAD strives to provide a platform where assistance providers can interface with relevant actors from the corporate and governmental sectors with a view to creating meaningful synergies in support of those in need. DIHAD aims to further evolve into a truly global event with a distinct yet appropriately-sized regional character.

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Salon des Solidarités - du 4 au 6 juin 2010 - Paris - Porte de Versailles

Salon des Solidarités - du 4 au 6 juin 2010 - Paris - Porte de Versailles | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

Le Salon Des Solidarités est depuis 2007 le rendez-vous incontournable des acteurs de la solidarité internationale, des professionnels et du grand public.

Fort du succès rencontré lors des éditions précédentes, le salon est de retour en 2012, les 1, 2 et 3 juin à Paris-Porte de Versailles.

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