The first UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize has opened the call for nominations. The prize recognizes the achievements of those who dedicate their lives to the service of humanity in the promotion of reconciliation and social cohesion, and in community development, guided by the purposes and principles of the United Nations.
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The congress is to be held in Indore, India during 19th to 22nd August, 2015. The congress will address the use of Lasers in all Surgical and Medical fields, Research, Light therapy, Photodynamic Application.
Ten best papers presented at the congress will receive US$ 1000/each as travel grant instituted by Prof Kao Past President of ISLSM.
Full information of the congress is available at www.islsm2015.com
European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) is co-organizing the Velo-city 2015 conference in Nantes-France. This event is the premier international conference on cycling. It is designed to encourage cycling as part of daily transport and recreation, bringing together those involved in policy, promotion and the provision of cycling facilities and programs.
September 24, 2015, 9.00-12.30
Avenue des Arts 56, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Call for Organisers for the 2015 Global Day of Citizen Action
On 16 May 2015, people around the world will be sharing their views on `civic space’ - the freedoms of expression, association and assembly – and we’d like you to participate by hosting an event!
This Thursday 2 April, the disability movement will be at Geneva to meet the UN Committee and discuss its concerns on how the EU implements the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD).
In cooperation with the Barcelona Convention Bureau, the Vienna Tourist Board's Vienna Convention Bureau (VCB) has once again achieved a success with long-term impact: the two organizations have managed to secure the congress of Europe's nuclear medicine practitioners for their respective destinations for the next few years.
Posted on behalf of NGO Relations and Advocacy, Department of Public Information, United Nations Headquarters in New York