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In cooperation with the Barcelona Convention Bureau, the Vienna Tourist Board's Vienna Con-vention Bureau (VCB) has once again achieved a success with long-term impact: the two or-ganizations have managed to secure the congress of Europe's nuclear medicine practitioners for their respective destinations for the next few years.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Spaces and tactics of politics: Transnational connections, neoliberalisation and the reshaping of civil society
10-11 December 2015
University of Turku, Finland
Gail Lewis, Birkbeck, University of London
Sandro Mezzadra, University of Bologna
Jemima Repo, University of Helsinki
Informal briefings for non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council
There will be three consecutive informal briefings for non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council on Monday, 16 March 2015, at 3:00 p.m., in the Economic and Social Council Chamber.
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New research reveals the unique contribution of volunteers in ending global poverty
New research on the valuable – yet often understated - contribution of volunteers in the fight against poverty is being released today by VSO and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).
Surviving the Catastrophe: Commemoration of the Armenian genocide
30th April 2015
As part of promoting the 20th Anniversary of the 1995 World Summit for Social Development and the adoption of the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action, The UNDESA Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) launched a yearlong campaign called “For Inclusion. For Equality. For People”.
For the upcoming ARNOVA 2015 conference, we would like to organize a panel on corporate foundations with the preliminary title: On the boundary of for-profit and philanthropy: Corporate Foundations. Below you find the abstract of that particular panel and an invitation to join the panel with a paper presentation. We would highly appreciate your contributions to this panel and start discussion work on this particular type of foundations.
Theme "Chernobyl: What has Changed"
To be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on May 1st.