Africa-EU Summit 2017

Ian MatthewsEvent

Investing in the youth for a sustainable future The fifth African Union – European Union (AU-EU) summit will take place on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. 2017 is a defining year for EU-Africa relations, as it has been ten years since the adoption of the joint Africa-EU Strategy. The AU-EU summit will be a key moment and opportunity to strengthen political and economic ties between the … Read More

Ian MatthewsAfrica-EU Summit 2017

6th EU-Africa Business Summit

Ian MatthewsEvent

The 6th EU‐Africa Business Forum (EABF) is aimed at increasing investments with development impact in Africa. With its overarching theme being “investing in job creation for youth”, the Business Forum will look at the challenges and opportunities for investment in Africa along four strategic priorities of the EU-Africa cooperation, such as renewable energy, agribusiness, infrastructure and the digital economy, and … Read More

Ian Matthews6th EU-Africa Business Summit

Society for International Development 2017 Annual Conference

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Global Transitions: Reshaping Development Join your current and future colleagues, competitors, funders, partners, and others for a day of discussion, debate, information exchange, and networking. Attendees will include development professionals representing the private sector, NGOs, think tanks, consulting firms, government agencies, multilateral institutions, universities, and more, actively engaged in international development. This conference typically draws 700-800 people working in all … Read More

Margaret ArbogastSociety for International Development 2017 Annual Conference

#GBCtalksAMR with Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General at the Food and Agriculture Organization

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog, News

Ms. Maria Helena Semedo Deputy Director-General, Coordinator Natural Resources, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations With the release in May of the final report and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, GBCHealth has convened a group of global leaders to discuss the potential impact of AMR and their priorities for immediate action. The #GBCtalksAMR series, which will be … Read More

Nisa Patel#GBCtalksAMR with Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General at the Food and Agriculture Organization

Dream Teams: Bringing Boards & Staff Together for Organizational Success

Nisa PatelEvent

The combination of board and staff working in full alignment and harmony can be a force for positive change, success, joy, resilience and sustainability. When the opposite is the case we see trouble: frustration, mutual distrust, wasted energy and other resources and little chance of the organization fulfilling its mission. Although there is no simple recipe for making sure that … Read More

Nisa PatelDream Teams: Bringing Boards & Staff Together for Organizational Success

Advancing Early Childhood Development: From Science to Scale

Nisa PatelEvent

The first few years of a child’s life are a critical time for physical, mental and emotional development. While poverty, nutritional deficiencies, high stress environments and low quality resources all affect the ability of a child’s brain to develop, there are low-cost services and interventions to combat these adversities and help children reach their full potential. The Lancet‘s new series, … Read More

Nisa PatelAdvancing Early Childhood Development: From Science to Scale

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. The conference’s 300 confirmed speakers include: Keynotes will include: Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of … Read More

Nisa Patel14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Applications Open for Second Round of 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards

Nisa PatelArticle, News

Applications are now open for the 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards in the categories of: Partnerships for Global Health, Community Programs—Focus on Global Health Security, and Workforce & Workplace Engagement. Apply now and share with your networks. The GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards honor companies that exemplify a spirit of innovation and dedication to outstanding achievements in global … Read More

Nisa PatelApplications Open for Second Round of 2016 GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards

WEF on Latin America

Nisa PatelEvent

Latin America has enjoyed almost a decade of continual and more inclusive growth. Now the region has arrived at a crossroads, both in the face of global developments and regional transformations. On the one hand, growth rates are stalling, aggravated by external macroeconomic pressures, falling commodity prices and a low savings rate in various countries. This may put social gains … Read More

Nisa PatelWEF on Latin America

2016 Skoll World Forum

Nisa PatelEvent

Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders, and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School to exchange ideas, solutions, and information. The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Our mission is to … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 Skoll World Forum