calendar of events with
relevance to our group
(in chronological order; care is taken, but not any liability for
accuracy; confirm with organizers; archive here)
- January 14th - 21st, 2006: One World Forum 2006, the world's largest student-run international event, Amnesty International, the BBC, Al-Jazeera, Financial Times, Ashoka, Accenture, Transparency International, International Committee of the Red Cross, UNIFEM, etc.
- January 23, 2006: SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE. This seminar will address the issue of how multilateral agreements can be designed to foster sustainable development while also promoting and providing protection for investment, PDF file, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
- January 25-29, 2006: The World Economic Forum: MASTERING OUR FUTURE, annual meeting in Davos Switzerland
- February 4–6, 2006:
International Conference on Chemicals Management, in Dubai
- February 5-6, 2006: The 7th Global Civil Society Forum, in Dubai, prior to the 9th Special Session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (Session/Forum), February 7-9, 2006
- February 5th-7th, 2006: Governance for Sustainable Development: Steering in Contexts of Ambivalence, Uncertainty and Distributed Control, Workshop in Berlin
- February 6th-7th, 2006: The WTO and the Development Agenda: Prospects after Hong Kong, Chatham House, London
- February 7–9, 2006:
9th Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum in Dubai
February 10, 2006: Book presentation, THE NEW PUBLIC FINANCE - Responding to global challenges, edited by Inge Kaul, Pedro Conceicao; Presentation: Inge Kaul, Director, Office of Development Studies (ODS), UNDP,
Discussion leader: Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn, Galerie der Heinrich-Böll- Stiftung, Berlin, Germany, 10am - 1 pm (in German), Anmeldung: Teilnahmebestätigung an Herrn Jost Pachaly , book Website
- February 13-16th, 2006: "Sustainable solutions for the information society", the 11th International Conference on Urban Planning & Regional Development in the Information Society, to be held at the Congress Center "Messe Wien", Vienna, Austria.
- February 16th-17th, 2006:
"Industrial Ecology in Germany Symposium", in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
- February 17-18, 2006: Research Conference "Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy Innovation". Latest Research Results and Implications for Social Science Research, in Tramelan (Switzerland)
- February 23-24, 2006: International Symposium - Perspectives on Electronics and Sustainable Development, Technical University in Berlin, Germany.
- March 27-29, 2006: Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC III), Bonn, Germany
- March 27, 2006: Building, housing, lifestyles: oppotunities and limits for application of sustainable development in the construction sector, ETH Zürich (in German)
- March 28 (workshop) / March 29 - 31 (conference), 2006 : "Berlin 4": International Conference on Open Access following the Berlin Declaration Golm / Potsdam, Germany
- March 28-29, 2006: Forum économique international: Technologies de l'information et développement durable / International Economic Forum: The Contribution of the Information Technologies to Sustainable Development,Valenciennes, France
- April 3-7, 2006: The Fifth session of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention ( OEWG5 ), in Geneva, Switzerland
- April 6-9, 2006: European Social Forum (ESF) in Athens, Greece
- April 20, 2006: 7th Swiss Global Change Day in Bern
- May 1–12, 2006: 14th Meeting of the Commission for Sustainable Development – CSD 14, New York
- May 7-11, 2006: Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), the Hague, Netherlands
- May 8-11, 2006: ISPRS Mid-term Symposium 2006 "Remote Sensing: From Pixels to Processes", Enschede, the Netherlands
- May 11, 2006: BUIS (including Sustainable Supply Chains) call for papers in PDF at FHTW Berlin (in German)
- May 23-26, 2006: Power, poverty and sustainability: The role of impact assessment, 26th Annual Conference of IAIA (AIA06), Stavanger, Norway
31st - June 2nd, 2006: LCE2006,
the 13th CIRP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LIFE CYCLE ENGINEERING
in Leuven, Belgium
- May / June 2006: G7 Finance Ministers meeting , St. Petersburg
- July 13-15, 2006:
Social Inclusion: Societal & Organizational Implications for Information Systems, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) 8.2, Limerick, Ireland
- June 15th, 2006: Life cycle perspective for social impacts: Including social effects in LCA?,
EPF Lausanne (in English)
- August 7–11, 2006: Annual ESRI International User Conference, in San Diego, CA, USA
- August 19-25, 2006: World Renewable Energy Congress IX, in Florence, Italy.
- August 26 – September 1, 2006: Annual conference of the Global Disaster Information Network (GDIN) in Davos, Switzerland
- September 6-8, 2006: 20th International Conference on Informatics for Environmental Protection: Celebrating Two Decades of Environmental Informatics (EnviroInfo-2006), in Graz, Austria
- September 19-20, 2006: The 2006 Annual Meetings of the IMF/World Bank in Singapore.
- September 27-30, 2006: International Symposium on "Geospatial Databases for Sustainable Development", Goa, India
- Oct.23th and Oct.25th, 2006: The 20th International CODATA Conference, Beijing, China
- Oct.31st, 2006: Workshop on "Greening IT" in Athens, Greece
- November 6 to 17th, 2006: the Climate Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP), Nairobi, Kenya
- Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2006: the Basel Convention is holding its Eighth COP, with "a world forum on e-waste" as part of it. Nairobi, Kenya
- November 6-24th, 2006: ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, Antalya , Turkey
- November 28th, 2006: Life cycle approaches for biofuels,
Berne (in German)
- December 4-5, 2006: UNCTAD Expert Meeting in support of the implementation and follow-up of WSIS: Using ICTs to achieve growth and development (Jointly organized by UNCTAD, OECD and ILO) in Geneva
- December 6-9, 2006:
Institutional Dimensions of Global Environmental Change (IDGEC) Synthesis Conference
- January 23-27, 2007: International Dialogue on Science and Practice in Sustainable Development: Linking Knowledge with Action , Chiang Mai, Thailand
- June 20-22, 2007: The 11th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production
(erscp), Basel, Switzerland
- Aug. 22 - 24, 2007 World IT Forum 2007, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The World Bank maintains a
great portal called the Global Development Gateway, which features our
Answers to the question: What relationship does the Development Gateway
Foundation have with the World Bank Group? are to be found
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