Africa-France Summit (From June 4 to 6, 2020)

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European Union Policy Forum on Development Global Meeting (From March 24 to 26,2020)

Organised by the EU

Aim of the meeting

To bring together civil society organisations, the organised private sector and local authorities to dialogue on critical development issues.The Policy Forum on Development (PFD) is a European Commission-supported multi-stakeholder platform which holds global as well as regional meetings

IOE Role

To continue IOE/member engagement with the EU on programmes, policies and actions to implement the 2030 Agenda

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Beijin+25: Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls (March 9 to 20,2020)

In 2020, the global community will mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). A five-year milestone will be reached towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 2020 is therefore a pivotal year for the accelerated realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, everywhere.

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International Women’s Day 2020, (8 March 2020)

The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) 2020 is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. The theme is aligned with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Adopted in 1995 at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, the Beijing Platform for Action is recognized as the most progressive roadmap for the empowerment of women and girls, everywhere.

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Meeting of Local Authorities on the Climate Agenda – Cotonou on 27 and 28 February 2020

Meeting of Local Authorities on the Climate Agenda
Cotonou on 27 and 28 February 2020 – Golden Tulip Hôtel le Diplomate

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World Urban Forum (WUF10) 8-13 February 2020

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Don’t leave it to the last minute book your place at the world’s foremost meeting of leaders shaping the agenda of our urban future. The forum runs from 8-13 February 2020 at Abu Dhabi’s National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

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EIB-UN-Habitat Africa Day 2020: Cities for people (27 February 2020)

Hosted by the EIB and UN-Habitat in Dakar on 27 February 2020, Africa Day 2020 will be an agenda-setting event and networking platform for African and European representatives from national and local governments, commercial banks and development institutions, urban planners, CEOs and CFOs, members of academic institutions, NGOs and the civil society.

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Sixth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (24-27 February)

The Regional Forum is an intergovernmental platform convened by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and the United Nations system to review progress, share experiences and lessons learned, and build consensus on recommendations in the form of key messages to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063 of the African Union. These messages serve as Africa’s collective regional input to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development convened annually under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council.

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2020 Africa-France Summit (4-6 June 2020)

A desire to include metropolises and secondary cities but also all of the territories.
Come together to build this future here and now in Bordeaux.

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