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Subject: AFRICAN UNION OFFICIAL CONFERENCE INVITATION (DATE 13th-15th July, 2009)
From: AFRICAN UNION GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The African Union General Assembly Announces the 10th MDGs International Conference & Exposition. (MDGs 2020) Challenges and Perspectives.
On the behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committees, the AU Working Group announces the AU 10th International Conference &Exposition (MDGs 2020 Challenges And Perspectives) to be held at the Ecowas Convention Centre Abuja on 13th-15th July, 2009. We also would like to extend this special invitation to you and all your colleagues to participate in the 10th MDGs International Conference & Exposition.
This unprecedented and historic event is dedicated to the exchange of scientific data, governmental assessments, and public policies concerning community development, including poverty reduction and gender equality. Attendees at the 10th MDGs International Conference will be delegates from around the world, representing academic institutions, corporate sectors, non-governmental organizations, community associations. Leaders of religious organizations Private and Public participation is highly encouraged.
Scholars who wish to learn of recent developments in African Union MDGs will be exposed to invited plenary lectures and concurrent sessions followed by open workshop discussions with outstanding speakers and multi-disciplinary researchers and scientists. Open discussions are planned to consider the broad challenges of AU MDGs upon, community development, human health, and economic infrastructures at local, national, regional and global scales.
Along with conference lectures and workshops, the 10th AU MDGs Exposition at the Ecowas Convention Centre Abuja will include over 175 booths at which representatives from the health, educational and agricultural sector will present their programs to address the challenges of MDGs. Other corporate bodies and environmental organizations will present projects and training opportunities to participants.
African Union General Assembly has set up an Access Fund to support travel costs and all-round air flight fare for delegates who are unable to raise sufficient funds on their own.
Intending participants, however are expected to fund raise for their hotel accommodation expenses at the African Park Hotels Abuja, the recommended hotel that will accommodate all participant for the 10th MDGs event. Contact African Park Hotels for your accommodation: firstname.lastname@example.org
To qualify for the access grant, delegates are expected to write a motivation letter to the conference organizing committee, explaining why they feel they are eligible for access grant and MUST show evidence of their accommodation booking made at the African
Park Hotel. Email your letter to email@example.com
For further details about registration, visa and flight ticket to participate in the 10th AU Millennium Development Goals Conference and Exposition. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration/paper submission ............5th-12th June, 2009
Notification of acceptance .......... 17th June, 2009
Conference Dates ............ 13th-15th July, 2009
Call for Papers:
The organizing committee of the 10th AU MDGs conference is pleased to announce a call for papers. on the following themes...
1. MDGs Access to Freedom from Poverty and Hunger
2. Gender Equity and Women Empowerment Sustainability
3. Sustainable Development and Environmental Concerns
4. Education and Health for All: Challenges and Perspectives
Paper presentations will be scheduled for 20 minutes each including questions. Submit your paper abstract by the deadline of June 17th, 2009 to the email address below: Email: email@example.com
NOTE: Participants phone number is needed for more information.
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