Upcoming Events

(Genève, Switzerland, 10-12 April 2018) Public private partnerships for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
WASD 16th International Annual Conference
For the first time since its inception the Annual Conference of the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) will be co-organized with, and hosted by a United Nations body, namely the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system (JIU) in the Palais des Nations – Geneva, as an expression of participatory, open and multi-stakeholder approach that underlies the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Both JIU and WASD are inspired by the conviction that the 2030 Agenda and its 17 goals provides momentum for a renewed UN engagement with the private sector.
Date: 10-12 April 2018
Venue: United Nations (JIU), Palais de Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
(Genève, Switzerland, 13 April 2018) The role of Diaspora in Public private partnerships for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
5th Diaspora International Annual Conference
For the first time since its inception the Diaspora International Annual Conference of the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK) will be co-organized with, and hosted by a United Nations body, namely the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system (JIU) in the Palais des Nations – Geneva, as an expression of participatory, open and multi-stakeholder approach that underlies the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the critical role of the Diaspora across the world.
Date: 13 April 2018
Venue: United Nations (JIU), Palais de Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
(TBC) Executive leadership and performance improvement in higher education in Arab Countries
Executive leadership and performance improvement in higher education in Arab Countries 
This two-day workshop has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on leadership in the public and private sector with more focus on the higher education (HE) institutions (universities, colleges and research institutes). The workshop aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose leadership styles and approaches to their organisations. At the end of the workshop attendees should be able to acquire a comprehensive knowledge and practical experience about leadership styles and approaches in alignment with the local needs and capabilities.
Date: TBC
Venue: TBC