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The Nature Conservancy Report Launch

The Nature Conservancy Report Launch


February 22, 2024    

10:00 am - 11:15 am

The Nature Conservancy will launch its report on Accelerating Adaptation: Exploring the Promise and Limitations of NbS for Droughts and Floods.

NEXUS GAINS Talks: Transformative leadership program for women professionals in the water–energy–food–ecosystems nexus

NEXUS GAINS Talks: Transformative leadership program for women professionals in the water–energy–food–ecosystems nexus


March 6, 2024    

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

To mark International Women’s Day, this NEXUS Gains Talk will discuss the importance of developing the transformational leadership capacity of women and men across WEFE sectors.

International Women's Day 2024

International Women's Day 2024


March 8, 2024    

All Day

International Women's Day 2024 will focus on making progress towards sustainable gender equality and equity by 2030.

World Water Day 2024

World Water Day 2024


March 22, 2024    

All Day

World Water Day celebrates water and inspires action to tackle the global water crisis. A core focus of World Water Day is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

International Day of Zero Waste 2024

International Day of Zero Waste 2024


March 30, 2024    

All Day

The International Day of Zero Waste promotes initiatives to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

World Health Day 2024

World Health Day 2024


April 7, 2024    

All Day

World Health Day is dedicated to global health awareness.

5th Global Food Security Conference

5th Global Food Security Conference


April 8, 2024 - April 12, 2024    

All Day

The 5th Global Food Security Conference will bring together science, business and policy to address themes including achieving net zero and sustainability and resilience of food systems.

Convention on Biological Diversity: SBSTTA-26

Convention on Biological Diversity: SBSTTA-26


May 13, 2024 - May 18, 2024    

All Day

The 26th meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-26) takes place in Nairobi, Kenya.

10th World Water Forum

10th World Water Forum


May 18, 2024 - May 25, 2024    

All Day

The World Water Forum is the largest international gathering in the water sector involving various stakeholders.

Convention on Biological Diversity: Subsidiary Body on Implementation

Convention on Biological Diversity: Subsidiary Body on Implementation


May 21, 2024 - May 29, 2024    

All Day

The fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation will take place in Nairobi, Kenya.

International Day for Biological Diversity 2024

International Day for Biological Diversity 2024


May 22, 2024    

All Day

The 2024 International Day for Biological Diversity focuses on building back biodiversity.

4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)


May 27, 2024 - May 30, 2024    

All Day

The international community will gather to review SIDS’ sustainable development progress and propose a new decade of partnerships and solutions.

WISA 2024 Biennial conference and exhibition

WISA 2024 Biennial conference and exhibition


May 27, 2024 - May 29, 2024    

All Day

The Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) conferences provide a platform to discuss problems and solutions facing the water and related sectors.

Meeting of the Standing Committee to the Convention on Wetlands (SC63)

Meeting of the Standing Committee to the Convention on Wetlands (SC63)


June 3, 2024 - June 7, 2024    

All Day

The 63rd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention of Wetlands will be held in Gland, Switzerland in June.

Africa Agribusiness and Science Week 2024

Africa Agribusiness and Science Week 2024


June 4, 2024 - June 8, 2024    

All Day

Africa Agribusiness and Science Week will focus on a topical issue on the continent, that is, strengthening linkages between agribusiness and science plus innovation to improve the continent’s productivity and competitiveness in agro-industry.

World Environment Day 2024

World Environment Day 2024


June 5, 2024    

All Day

World Environment Day 2024 focuses on solutions to plastic pollution.

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2024

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2024


June 17, 2024    

All Day

This year's theme "Her land. Her rights", emphasizes that investing in women’s equal access to land and associated assets is a direct investment in their future and the future of humanity.

World Water Week 2024

World Water Week 2024


August 25, 2024 - August 29, 2024    

All Day

World Water Week 2024 is centred on water cooperation, for peace and security in its broadest sense.

1st Islands Water Congress 2024

1st Islands Water Congress 2024


September 4, 2024 - September 6, 2024    

All Day

The International Water Resources Association’s (IWRA) 1st Islands Water Congress is a high-level global event organized in collaboration with a different island host every two years.

2024 UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 29)

2024 UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 29)


November 11, 2024 - November 22, 2024    

All Day

The 2024 UN Climate Change Conference, which convenes in November 2024, will include the 29th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 29).

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