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Balancing ecological and development concerns

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is conducting a summer certificate course on the policies, politics and practices of environmental management in India: Agenda For Survival, from June 4 - August 2, 2008 at New Delhi.

SEED Awards 2008

Do you have an entrepreneurial or innovative idea that has great potential to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries?

Farming innovations

The 2008 Global Development Marketplace Competition invites proposals on the theme - Sustainable Agriculture for Development. The programme offers grants to innovative ideas for development and serves as an excellent launchpad for social entrepreneurship.

Addressing India’s skills challenges

The ILO and Ministry of Labour and Employment will hold a national consultation on the development of training policy in India during February 20-21 at the capital. This meeting is expected to lay out a roadmap towards developing an employment policy that adresses India's skills challenges.
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Making trade gender sensitive

An international seminar by UNCTAD will focus on gender concerns in trade in India and other developing countries from 25-27 February at New Delhi. The forum aims to sensitise trade experts, policy makers and stakeholders, and seek ways to integrate women into the international trade system.

Call for pro-poor judiciary

Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Judicial Reforms is organising its Second National Convention on Judiciary and the Poor on February 23-24 in Indian capital New Delhi. The convention is targeting grassroots organisations to gain a better understanding of judiciary’s approach towards the poor.

Go green in publishing

Pathways to Green Publishing, an event organised by the Delhi based Tata Energy and Research Institute on April 5, 2008, invites stakeholders to a dialogue on sustainable publishing practices. The conference aims at find innovative solutions to the environmental hazards that are linked with the printing, paper and printing industry in India.

Workshop on managing change

Development Alternatives, an Indian NGO working to create sustainable livelihoods, is organising a training programme on Organisation Development from February 12-14 at TARAgram in Madhya Pradesh. The course aims to equip the civil society organisations with necessary skills for social action.

Advanced course on urban rainwater harvesting

Want to solve real-life water problems of today? Delhi based Centre for Science and EnvironmentÂ’s short course on the theory, practice and policies of urban rainwater harvesting for working professionals offers expert advice and hands-on lessons in planning and designing systems. Register now for the March 17-21 course.

How to design development projects

Sambodhi, a leading research and training organisation, will hold an international workshop on designing development projects from February 18-23 at New Delhi, India. The programme will help development professionals improve their understanding of all relevant factors in planning a successful project.

Workshop on making villages poverty free

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, invites applications for a five-day refresher workshop from February 12-16 on how to use the environment to eradicate poverty in rural India. By drawing lessons from village experiences, the workshop aims to devise a framework for sustainable villages.

Fueling social innovation: Marico Awards 2007-08

Successful innovation isn't simply a matter of coming up with ideas. It's the ability to nurture those ideas and make them work that distinguishes a truly innovative organisation.

Climate justice for MDGs

OneWorld South Asia's Annual Regional Meeting to be held on 8-9 February in Indian capital New Delhi will address the contention between the burning issue of climate change and developments goals in the region and underline the need for enhanced Southern participation.

Harry Chapin Media Awards on hunger and economic poverty

The Harry Chapin Media Awards (HCMAs) honour print and electronic media for outstanding coverage of hunger and economic poverty and the underlying root causes of these problems.

Online radio broadcasting workshop

Panos South Asia invites media and communication practitioners in South Asia for a workshop on online radio broadcasting from March 17-21, 2008 at Kathmandu, Nepal. The workshop will provide hands-on training in digital technologies, audio and content streaming and online material distribution to global audiences.

A citizen media summit

A non-profit media project is organising Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2008 in Budapest, Hungary on June 27-28, 2008. The event will highlight the contribution of diverse voices like bloggers, activists and journalists in global information dissemination.

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