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08 Jun: World Ocean's Day
  • :2011-06-08 To 2011-06-08
  • :New York, USA

The theme for this year's Ocean's day is "Our oceans: greening our future".

06-07 Jun: Nansen Conference on Climate Change and Displacement in the 21st Century
  • :2011-06-06 To 2011-06-07
  • :Oslo, Norway

This meeting will focus on vulnerability, resilience and capacity for adaptation of communities in areas that are prone to disaster due to climate change, the protection of displaced people, and promotion of action to help prevent or manage displacement. The conference also aims to provide up-to-date projections with regard to drivers of displacement such as drought, floods, storms and sea-level rise.

06-17 Jun: UN Climate Change Conference
  • :2011-06-06 To 2011-06-17
  • :Maritime Hotel, Bonn, Germany

The 34th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), as well as the second part of the fourteenth session of the AWG-LCA and the second part of the sixteenth session of the AWG-KP.

6-17 Jun: First sessional period
  • :2011-06-06 To 2011-06-17
  • :Bonn, Germany

First meeting for 2011

14-18 May: International Marine Conservation Congress
  • :2011-05-14 To 2011-05-18
  • :Victoria, B.C, Canada

The 2011 International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) represents the second stand-alone marine conservation meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology's (SCB) Marine Section. The first IMCC in Washington DC, 2009, attracted over 1200 participants. This landmark Congress will serve to unite the marine conservation community and develop new and powerful tools to further marine conservation science and policy.

10-13 May: 33rd Session of IPCC
  • :2011-05-10 To 2011-05-13
  • :Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi), United Arab Emirates

The 33rd session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 33) will be preceded by the 11th session of IPCC WGIII

08-13 May: UN/ISDR Third Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Reduction
  • :2011-05-08 To 2011-05-13
  • :Geneva (Geneve), Switzerland

Based on lessons emerging from the Mid-Term Review of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), the meeting will discuss what the disaster risk reduction (DRR) framework will look like post-2015, both in terms of governance, resources, monitoring and compliance; and how it will fit with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and climate change framework

21- 22 Apr: Third Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • :2011-04-21 To 2011-04-22
  • :China
  • : Participated by ICSF

The FAO,UN will be sponsoring a special symposium - 3rd Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries (GAF3).More information on the special symposium is given on the WebSite : http://genderaquafish.org/ This is the first attempt to bring together all key pure and applied scientists, managers and industry stakeholders in fisheries and aquaculture to discuss issues important to Asia in a common venue.

3-8 Apr: AWG-KP 16 and AWG-LCA 14
  • :2011-04-03 To 2011-04-08
  • :Bangkok, Thailand

AWG-KP 16 and AWG-LCA 14, as well as workshops pursuant to the Cancun Agreements, will take place in Bangkok from Sunday, 3 April through Friday, 8 April 2011. These meetings and workshops are to be preceded by preparatory regional group meetings from 30 March to 2 April

29- 31 Mar: Exploring the role of MPAs in reconciling fisheries management with conservation
  • :2011-03-29 To 2011-03-31
  • :Bergen, Norway

The Challenge:There is now wide consensus that management of human activities using natural resources must take into account direct and indirect impacts they may have.