Events

Forthcoming events

JAN32018
Oxford Farming Conference

3 – 5th January 2017 Oxford, UK The Oxford Farming Conference is a three-day event that runs early in the new year within the heart of the city’s beautiful university colleges. The conference makes the city its venue, giving delegates privileged access to iconic and historic buildings, such as the Oxford Union, Christ Church and Keble College. To grow and prosper post-Brexit, UK agriculture needs to question its approach and its thinking. Core to this is adopting a mindset to ...

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JAN182018
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2018

18 – 20th January 2018 Berlin, Germany The 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) on the subject of “Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently” will be held in Berlin from the 18th-20th January 2018. The forum gives representatives from the worlds of politics, business, science and civil society an opportunity to share ideas and enhance understanding on a selected topic of current agricultural policy.The GFFA is organised by the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and ...

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JAN232018
World Economic Forum

23rd – 26th January 2018 Davos, Switzerland The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting aims to rededicate leaders from all walks of life to developing a shared narrative to improve the state of the world. The programme, initiatives and projects of the meeting are focused on “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World“. By coming together at the start of the year, The WEF hopes to shape the future by creating this unparalleled global effort in co-design, co-creation and ...

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MAR12018
5th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth

1st – 3rd March 2018 Paris, France N&G 2018 will provide a unique platform for discussing the interplay between nutrition and gro​​​​wth in children, from disease factors through to treatment. N&G is ideal for all practitioners involved in child development who share a passion for exchanging ideas and analysis of pediatric nutrition. Read more >>

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MAR62018
Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Summit

6th – 7th March 2018 Nairobi, Kenya The objective of the Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Summit is to provide an opportunity for cross-sector networking and knowledge exchange that is competent and neutral, technical and commercial by bringing together all stakeholders, including regional governments and policy makers, private sector and research organisations, UN agencies and civil society. By providing keynote addresses, panel discussions and interactive roundtable sessions, the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit enables debate on sustainable agricultural transformation and innovations in ...

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MAR82018
International Women’s Day

8th March 2018 Global International Women’s Day ​​(March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.​ ​International Women’s Day​ (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD run by the Suffragettes in 1911.​ Read more >>

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MAR122018
Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62)

12th – 23rd March 2018 New York, U.S.A. The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018. The priority theme will be: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls; Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session. Read more >>

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MAR212018
Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium

21st – 22nd March 2018 Washington D.C., USA Convened annually by the Council’s Global Agricultural Development Initiative, the symposium on global agriculture and food security provides a platform for discussion about the US government and international community’s progress on addressing the problem of food insecurity. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight – and influences the public discourse – on critical global issues. The Council convenes leading global voices, conduct independent research, ...

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