Events

Upcoming Events

The Society for International Development (SID), in partnership with Heinrich Boll Foundation, invites you to register and attend the Sustainable Energy Futures Project public virtual workshop on Monday 22 July 2024. Under the theme ‘Energy Policy & Dilemmas of a Just Transition'.

Past Events

The Youth Dialogue on Sustainable Energy Futures for Namibia, hosted by Society for International Development in collaboration with Namibia Youth Energy Forum, was held on 5 July. This event provided a platform for young Namibians to reflect on the current energy landscape and strategize their involvement in shaping Namibia's energy future.

On 21 June, SID co-organized, together with other civil society partners, a side event to the 56th session of the Human Rights Council. Panelists discussed a new report analyzing civil society engagement in UN fora, and proposed ways forward to promote the protagonism of people and grassroots organizations.

On May 25, 2024, in Geneva, the Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) convened a civil society workshop ahead of the 77th session of the World Health Assembly (WHA77). The workshop aimed to provide a space for common reflection and exchange on the escalating violence and humanitarian crises mounting globally, with a particular focus on conflicts in the Middle East, Sudan and Ukraine.

Learn more about our press conference "Pandemic Treaty Negotiations: Perpetuating COVID-19 Failure?" held on March 12th which shed light on one of the most problematic topics of the Treaty: its financing. 

Considering how neglected the issue of financialization and its consequences is in development circles, the Society for International Development (SID) has planned this workshop mainly aimed at decision-makers to raise awareness and initiate a frank dialogue on how to tackle and reverse this frightening financial trend in health and food, two highly interconnected arenas.  

In this session, the Society for International Development SID will launch the latest publication of its flagship’s Journal “Development” and initiate a prolific dialogue on the concept of One Health that takes into consideration selected regional experiences, ancestral knowledge and alternative points of view.

Don't miss our webinar on Dec 6th, "Food for Health: From Greed to Care," exploring the vital link between food and health systems. Featuring renowned speakers and live interpretation in English, Spanish, Arabic, and French. Register now!

SID with support of the Heinrich Boll Foundation Nairobi, and in partnership with Strathmore University Energy Research Centre held an open and enlightening Public Energy Futures Forum on 17th November 2023, discussing the complexities of Kenya's energy and climate landscapes; the impact of high energy costs on economic growth, and the pathways to address these issues.