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African Knowledge for Development Partnership conference, 25-26 September 2019

The 1st African Knowledge for Development Partnership Conference will be taking place at the UN Office Nairobi on 25-26 September 2019. Registration is free. It will focus on  African knowledge strategies, reflecting the global Agenda Knowledge for Development as well as the recently published Ugandan Knowledge Agenda. The Knowledge Management Award 2019 will be given to a UN Organization as well as to an individual African thought leader. Further information, including how to register, is available here.

The conference will be part of Nairobi.Knowledge.Week which is taking place on 23-27 September 2019.

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First partnership meeting in Nigeria

Towards starting the conversation to develop a Knowledge Agenda for Nigeria, Knowledge Hub Nigeria Ltd/GTE in collaboration with Knowledge for Development Partnership (K4DP) and in collaboration with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) convened the first Nigerian Knowledge for Development Partnership Roundtable on 20 August 2019. The Roundtable drew delegates from diverse sectors in Nigeria. The delegates provided wholehearted inputs toward the development of Knowledge Agenda for Nigeria. The comprehensive report of the Roundtable is available here

A Think Tank group is working to fine-tune the inputs together with collated statements from selected organisations and individuals, and to prepare the Knowledge Agenda for Nigeria. The first edition of the Agenda document will be presented to the public during the Knowledge Week/Knowledge Conference planned for November 2019.


General Assembly documents

In preparation for the General Assembly to be held next month on 2 May 2019, two documents are available here for members, partners and interested others. They comprise:

The Knowledge for Development Partnership report 2017-2019


Invitation to the K4DP General Assembly

Members are invited to participate and partners are also welcome to attend as observers.

We look forward to seeing you there!


K4DP Conference in Geneva on 12 September 2018

On 12 September 2018, a full-day meeting of the Knowledge for Development Partnership took place in Geneva, hosted by the World Trade Organization (WTO). It involved keynote speeches but also an open space and the presentation of the KM Awards 2018.

The conference was organized by  Ninez Piezas-Jerbi of the WTO, together with Andreas Brander of the K4DP, Pavel Kraus and Rocio Sanz.

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IFAD receives KM Award 2018 at the WTO

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During the Knowledge for Development Partnership Conference, held at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva on 12 September 2018, the KM Awards 2018 were presented to outstanding pioneers in the field of knowledge management and knowledge-based development. The organizational award was presented to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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