GLOBAL PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE 2019
April 8-9, 2019
Venue: World Bank Group Headquarters (WB HQ)
Address: 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA
The Global Parliamentary Conference (GPC) represents a unique assembly of national legislators and development institutions, an event dedicated to crucial questions in international development finance, including economic stability, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and, more generally, fostering human-centered international development initiatives.
The GPC, organized together with the World Bank Group (WBG) and the IMF, is the Parliamentary Network’s flagship event. It brings together more than 150 parliamentarians from approximately 100 countries, leaders from civil society and partner organizations, and top officials from a number of international financial institutions such as the World Bank, IMF and other regional development banks. Keynote speakers include the Managing
Director of the IMF and the President of the World Bank Group. The event is hosted by the World Bank Group and IMF in Washington DC, USA.
Founded in 2000, the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank & IMF is an independent, non-governmental organization that provides a platform for Parliamentarians from WBG and IMF member countries to advocate for increased accountability and transparency in development cooperation. It provides a platform for MPs to share knowledge, to hold their own governments, as well as International Financial Institutions, to account for
Cinquains for Professor Steve Azaiki
Inspiring, Creating, Producing
Like the busy bee
Guiding, Furnishing, Enabling
Like a caring shepherd
Coaching, Training, Edifying
Like a solid rock
It gives me a great pleasure to invite you to the inaugural conference
of the International Society of Comparative Education, Science and
Technology of Nigeria, to be held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, from December 7
– 11, 2014.
The ISCEST is a scholarly association dedicated to promoting comparative
education, science and technology, as well as enhancing the academic
status of these fields. One major goal of the ISCEST is to strengthen
the theoretical basis of comparative studies in education, science and
technology and applied those understandings to policy and implementation
issues in Nigeria, Africa and other comparable settings.
So, your participation in this conference will give you the opportunity
to listen to our distinguished keynote speaker, to present the results
of your own research, and to discuss and network with scholars from all
over Nigeria and beyond.
The conference has five themes – education sciences, management
sciences, environmental & agricultural sciences, applied science and
technology. I’m very sure that your teaching or research interest fits
into any of these themes.
The deadline for registration and paper submission for publication in
the iscest publication is 7 OCTOBER 2014.
I look forward to welcoming you to the first ISCEST Conference in
Yenagoa on 7 December 2014.
Prof. Steve Azaiki
Chairman ISCEST 2014
Further details: please see www.iscest.org, and the attached
newsletter and membership subscription form both in PDF and Word.
DOWNLOAD: Membership Form_doc
DOWNLOAD: Membership Form_pdf
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is delighted to be sponsoring the local government award at the upcoming AfricaSan IV conference in Dakar, Senegal this coming October. The nomination forms (attached both in English and French) are due by September 10th the latest. Please take the time to think of a person or organization whom you think has been outstanding in terms of leadership and whose policies or actions have promoted innovation, enhanced capacity, mobilized resources or generally created an enabling environment for improvement in sanitation delivery. Completed Nomination Forms (in English or French) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Apologies that we were unable to get these documents translated into Portuguese.
DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORMS IN ALL LANGUAGES HERE
Professor Steve Azaiki (OON), is an astute administrator and his achievements cut across several fields including Academics, Environmentalism, Consultancy and Public Service. Prof Azaiki is a Professor of Conflict and Crisis Management & International Relations at the Ukrainian Academy of Personnel Management and International Relations and a visiting Scholar/Fellow of the Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt.
He was a lecturer, Department of Phytopathology, Faculty of Plant Protection, Ukaraine Agriculture Academy; State Coordinator, National Directorate of Employment Oyo State; Commissioner for Agricultural and Natural Resources, Bayelsa State; State Director, National Directorate of Employment, Rivers State; Secretary to Bayelsa State Government. He voluntarily retired as Director Inspectorate National Directorate of Employment of the Federal Ministry of Labour, Abuja.
Professor Steve Azaiki is the Author of three books and has published hundred of articles. He is currently the President, World Environmental Foundation of Africa (WEFFA) National Coordinator, National Think Tank, Chairman, Intercontinental Group and a Member, Bayelsa State Advisory Council.
He attended Harvard University, Oxford University and University of Abidjan Ivory Coast.