Events

Event Date:
07 December, 2016 to 09 December, 2016

As co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), France hosted its fourth OGP Global Summit 2016 in Paris. The Partnership gathered 70 member countries and hundreds of civil society organizations that promote transparency, citizen participation and democratic innovation. Although Nepal is not a member yet the Chief Commissioner of the National Information Commission, Krishna Hari Baskota represented Nepal in the summit this year.

Event Date: 12 April, 2017

NGO Federation of Nepal is hosting Nepal SDG Forum meeting to further the discourse on effective implementation of the SDGs in Nepal. The meeting will be attended by major focus groups and major thematic groups under the Nepal SDGs forum that is coordinated by the NGO Federation of Nepal. The meeting aims to facilitate exchnage of information between the member NGOs on their on-going SDGs efforts and get updates on the future plans for SDGs. 

Event Date: 25 April, 2017
Young Innovations is conducting a workshop in collaboration with Varieties of Democracy (v-Dem) on 25th April. The workshop aims to involve with data enthusiasts, journalists, researchers, CSO representatives to analyze democracy data of 173+ countries from the year 1990 and also learn to use online data analysis tools. It is an open workshop but has limited seats. 
 
Event Date: 23 March, 2017

As a part of their Citizen Help Desk project Accountability Lab Nepal is organizing a community meeting in Sindhupalchowk district where inviting all the local level stakeholders to discuss issues earthquake reconstruction and migration. To learn more contact Suresh Chand at suresh@accountabilitylab.org

Event Date:
08 March, 2017 to 09 March, 2017

Code for Nepal organized the Digital Nepal Conference in Janakpur with an aim to empower local youth to use digital tools and technology to realise their dreams. You can learn more about the conference from the news published in various media:

Leading by Example: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-03-12/leading-by-example.html 

Event Date: 18 March, 2017

Kathmandu Living Labs organized a mapping event where OSM (Open Street Map) volunteers gathered to remotely map flood prone areas in Mexico as well as flood prone areas of Bardiya and Gulariya in western Nepal. They partnered with IIASA and Practical Action to supplement the remote mapping with field mapping and ground truthing.

Event Date:
10 July, 2017 to 19 July, 2017

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Monday, 10 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 17 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017.

Event Date:
27 March, 2017 to 30 March, 2017

In an effort to encourage learning and exchange between countries and support governments and civil society organizations to make their NAPs ambitious and inclusive, we are hosting the first ever Global Co-Creation Week. Our goal is to make sure that the OGP community is aware of the requirements outlined in the new OGP Participation and Co-creation Standards and that best practices and ideas are shared across the community.

Event Date: 05 April, 2017

OECD is organizing a Global Forum on Development. Participants at this year's forum will take stock of existing initiatives to catalyse the power of the private sector in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals, explore new avenues of partnerships to mobilise the necessary resources and understand how the OECD can help. Learn more from : http://www.oecd.org/site/oecdgfd/

Event Date:
29 March, 2017 to 31 March, 2017
ESCAP is organising the next Asia and Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2017) on the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing Asia-Pacific.” 
 

As an inclusive regional intergovernmental forum, APFSD 2017 will engage member States, United Nations and other institutions, and major groups and other stakeholders in dialogue on (1) Regional perspectives on the implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including in depth review of the theme and SDGs: