World Economic Forum on Africa 2012

Date: 9 – 11 May 2012
City: Addis Ababa
Country: Ethiopia

Description:  The 22nd World Economic Forum on Africa, held for the first time in Ethiopia, is a unique opportunity to explore one of the world’s oldest cultural heritages and one of the fastest-growing African economies.

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Resilient Cities 2012: 3rd Global Forum on Resilience & Adaptation

Dates: 12 – 15 May 2012
City: Bonn
Country: Germany

Description: Resilience Cities 2012, 3rd World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change is already on its way to provide you with the keys to smarter infrastructure, better urban planning and state-of-the-art tools that will improve the…

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Rio+20 / UNCSD

Date: 4 – 6 June 2012
City: Rio de Janiero
Country: Brazil

Description: The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236). The Conference will take place in Brazil on 4-6 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations…

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Rio+Social

Dates: 19 June 2012
City: Rio de Janiero
Country: Brazil

Description: Rio+Social promises to be one of the most important gatherings of technology, social media and global leaders in the history of South America. This global conversation, focusing on topics related to #SocialGood and how new media can …

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World Cities Summit 2012: Liveable and Sustainable Cities

Dates: 1 – 4 July 2012
City: Singapore
Country: Singapore

Description: The World Cities Summit is the global platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share innovative urban projects and forge partnerships. Held in conjunction with the 5th Singapore…

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12th International Coral Reef Symposium

Dates: 9 – 13 July 2012
City: Cairns (Queensland)
Country: Australia

Description: Every four years the International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS) sanctions a major international scientific conference which provides the latest knowledge and leading edge technologies about coral reefs worldwide.

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International Aquarium Congress

Dates: 9 – 14 September 2012
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Description: The IAC is probably the most important and prestigious event for the public aquarium industry. The Congress, which is held every four years…

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Fortnight of Action for seed freedom

Dates: 2 – 16 October 2012
Country: Worldwide

Description: From 2nd October (Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary), to 16th October (World Food Day) the Global Alliance for Seed Freedom is planning intensive actions to create a global citizens’ response on the issue of Seed Freedom that we hope will act as a wake up call for citizens and the government.

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Save our Seabirds Festival

Dates: 8 – 14 October 2012 
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Description: BirdLife South Africa’s Seabird Division is at the forefront of seabird conservation, nationally and globally.  Seabirds are the most threatened group of birds in the world – almost one third of…

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Uganda Big Birding Day & Festival

Dates: 19, 20, 27 October 2012
Country: Uganda

Description: The Uganda Big Birding Festival is a birding activity organized by NatureUganda in collaboration with Uganda Wildlife Authority, USAID Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift project (STAR-Uganda), the Uganda Bird GuidesClub, Uganda Tourism Board, Uganda community tourism association, National Forestry Authority and the Honorary Wardens.

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