Events

29 April 2014.
On April 29, the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare not only is an opportunity to pay tribute to the victims of chemical warfare but also to reaffirm the commitment of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to the elimination of the threat of chemical weapons, thereby promoting the goals of peace and environmental security and sustainability. "On this Remembrance Day, I urge the international community to intensify efforts to rid the world of chemical weapons, along with all other weapons of mass destruction. Let us work together to bring all...
5 June 2014.
June 5th will mark this year's World Environment Day (WED), an annual event to raise awareness for global action on environmental issues.  The 2014 theme is entitled "Think, Eat, Save", and will stress the importance of reducing your food footprint and decreasing food waste. "According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted. This is equivalent to the same amount produced in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa. At the same time, 1 in every 7 people in the world go to bed hungry and more than 20,000 children under...
7 June 2014.
Global Green USA's 18th Annual Millennium Awards will be held on June 7th, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. More details to be announced. The Millennium Awards were established in 1996 to recognize and herald those whose lives and livelihood embody Global Green USA's mission of "fostering a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future." The Awards were designed to honor individuals, companies and organizations who recognize the connection between humankind and nature, to celebrate their success and inspire others to make such exceptional behavior the norm....
8 June 2014.
World Oceans Day is an opportunity to raise global awareness of the challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans. The lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe, the oceans are also a critical part of the biosphere. The contribution of sustainable development and management of the resources and uses water is very important to the achievement of international development goals. Among other things, this day calls to cooperate by agreements on matters relating to prevention, reduction and control of pollution from ships. “If we are...
11 July 2014.
Venue: Hilton Orlando, Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Florida The World Future Society's meetings are unique, excitement-packed events. Since the First General Assembly in 1971, the Society has held a variety of small and large conferences that have brought together futurists from around the world to share ideas and vital information about the trends and events that will affect the world tomorrow. Society meetings provide an opportunity for people from many different fields to examine significant issues and discuss common problems. Each meeting has a rich variety of sessions and speakers,...
21 September 2014.
Date: 21 September, 2014 Venue: Lisbon, Portugal The International Water Association (IWA) organises the high-profile IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition every two years. IWA expects the Lisbon congress will draw upwards of 5,000 participants. Many will be IWA members. These individuals and companies represent every aspect of the water cycle, from research to practice. They work in all facets of water, from big-picture issues such as conservation of water resources, through to the science and management of practicalities such as drinking water, wastewater and stormwater. Related...

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