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National Hurricane Conference

National Hurricane Conference

March 30 @ 8:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm

Conference for professionals to discuss issues and recommend policies concerning preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation in order to save lives/property in the United States.

Celebrate Diversity Month

Celebrate Diversity Month

April 1

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.

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National Hurricane Conference

National Hurricane Conference

March 30 @ 8:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm

Conference for professionals to discuss issues and recommend policies concerning preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation in order to save lives/property in the United States.

World Autism Day

World Autism Day

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

World Autism Awareness Day, created to raise awareness of the developmental disorder around the globe.

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

It is estimated that more than 80% of adults with autism are unemployed. Research suggests that employers are missing out on abilities that that people on the autism spectrum have in greater abundance than “neurotypical” workers do – such as, heightened abilities in pattern recognition and logical reasoning, as well as a greater attention to [...]

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Good Friday

Good Friday

April 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Good Friday, celebrated by Christians to commemorate the execution of Jesus by crucifixion and is recognized on the Friday before Easter.

Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

Easter

Easter

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Easter, a holiday celebrated by Christians to recognize Jesus’ return from death after the crucifixion. It is considered to be the most important Christian holiday.

BiH Diasporic Youth Conference

BiH Diasporic Youth Conference

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The BiH Diasporic Youth Conference (BiHDYC) aims to be the first of its kind, bringing together a young generation of Bosnian/Herzegovinian diaspora – a generation that, for the most part, has spent the majority of its life living in the US and Canada. https://twitter.com/bihdyc

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sport for Development and Peace is an opportunity to recognize the potential of sport to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. At the same time, the Day underlines that sports can foster peace and can contribute to an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding.

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

World Health Day

World Health Day

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

What is in your meal? Where did the ingredients come from? Were they properly – and safely – handled from every stage, from farm to plate? WHO is advocating for action in these areas on this World Health Day, 7 April 2015, as it calls on producers, policy-makers and the public to promote food safety.

Day or Remembrance of the Victoms of the Rwanda Genocide

Day or Remembrance of the Victoms of the Rwanda Genocide

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On 23 December 2003, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution (A/RES/58/234) designating 7 April, the start date of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda. Every year, on or around that date, the United Nations organizes commemorative events at its Headquarters in New York and [...]

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

PSAid Contest Ends

PSAid Contest Ends

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

USAID CIDI’s 10th Annual Contest

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

Burma’s Peace Potential

Burma’s Peace Potential

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please join the U.S. Institute of Peace on April 9, in partnership with the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, for a screening of a film series highlighting such stories, Portraits of Diversity, followed by a discussion of how these examples can inform support for the country’s transition

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

ASIANetwork Conference – 2015 Annual Meeting

ASIANetwork Conference – 2015 Annual Meeting

April 10 @ 8:00 am - April 12 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s conference honors the nature of Asian societies and evaluates how the nature of society affects the production of cultures, politics, economics and the environment.

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Passover

Passover

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in remembrance of the Jews’ deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C. On the first two days of Passover, a traditional Seder is eaten and the story of deliverance is shared

ASIANetwork Conference – 2015 Annual Meeting

ASIANetwork Conference – 2015 Annual Meeting

April 10 @ 8:00 am - April 12 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s conference honors the nature of Asian societies and evaluates how the nature of society affects the production of cultures, politics, economics and the environment.

National Tropical Weather Conference

National Tropical Weather Conference

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The National Tropical Weather Conference is the nation’s forum for professional training in hurricane preparedness for broadcast meteorologists. Attendees come from around the country. The conference covers all major aspects of hurricane preparedness, forecasting and research, providing a unique opportunity to learn from top experts in tropical meteorology. It also provides unique science content information [...]

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ASIANetwork Conference – 2015 Annual Meeting

ASIANetwork Conference – 2015 Annual Meeting

April 10 @ 8:00 am - April 12 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s conference honors the nature of Asian societies and evaluates how the nature of society affects the production of cultures, politics, economics and the environment.

Cambodia Town Cultural Festival

Cambodia Town Cultural Festival

April 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Festival featuring Cambodian culture in Long Beach (containing the largest population of Cambodians outside of Cambodia).

International Day of Human Space Flight

International Day of Human Space Flight

April 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The General Assembly, in its resolution A/RES/65/271 of 7 April 2011, declared 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight “to celebrate each year at the international level the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals and increasing the well-being of [...]

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2015 South Texas Hurricane Conference

2015 South Texas Hurricane Conference

April 14 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm

Provides a forum to advance the hurricane preparedness capacity for the Rio Grande Valley, discuss current trends and topics, and provide information about the latest tools and technology in emergency preparedness management.

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2015 South Texas Hurricane Conference

2015 South Texas Hurricane Conference

April 14 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm

Provides a forum to advance the hurricane preparedness capacity for the Rio Grande Valley, discuss current trends and topics, and provide information about the latest tools and technology in emergency preparedness management.

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USAID CIDI Young Diaspora Professionals Event

USAID CIDI Young Diaspora Professionals Event

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for an information session for young diaspora professionals and students interested in international development and humanitarian aid. The session will provide information on fellowship, internship, and career opportunities within USAID. This session will also include information on the Pathways program, Donald Payne Fellowship as well as USAID Foreign Service. We will conclude with [...]

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Liberian Community of Metro-Boston’s 4th Annual Gala & Inaugural Ball

Liberian Community of Metro-Boston’s 4th Annual Gala & Inaugural Ball

April 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hosted by the Liberian Community of Metro-Boston, scholarship fundraiser & awards.

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19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s theme Creating Capacity, Building Resilience includes topics within the spectrum of humanitarian disaster impacts to global health systems and pre-hospital and crisis response. Presentation content will extend from South Africa to regional and global challenges, having applicability to all communities that are vulnerable to disaster.

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19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s theme Creating Capacity, Building Resilience includes topics within the spectrum of humanitarian disaster impacts to global health systems and pre-hospital and crisis response. Presentation content will extend from South Africa to regional and global challenges, having applicability to all communities that are vulnerable to disaster.

2015 Global Philathropy Forum Conference

2015 Global Philathropy Forum Conference

April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

The 2015 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference will focus on global challenges where business, philanthropy and government have clear positive roles to play — both separately and collectively.

International Mother Earth Day

International Mother Earth Day

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Earth Day 2015 will focus on green cities, mobilizing a millions of people to create a sustainable, healthy environment by greening communities worldwide. Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. As the urban population grows and the effects of climate change worsen, our cities have to evolve.

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19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s theme Creating Capacity, Building Resilience includes topics within the spectrum of humanitarian disaster impacts to global health systems and pre-hospital and crisis response. Presentation content will extend from South Africa to regional and global challenges, having applicability to all communities that are vulnerable to disaster.

2015 Global Philathropy Forum Conference

2015 Global Philathropy Forum Conference

April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

The 2015 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference will focus on global challenges where business, philanthropy and government have clear positive roles to play — both separately and collectively.

English Language Day

English Language Day

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

English Language Day at the UN is celebrated on 23 April, the date traditionally observed as the birthday ofWilliam Shakespeare. The Day is the result of a 2010initiative by the Department of Public Information, establishing language days for each of the Organization’s six official languages. The purpose of the UN’s language days is to celebrate multilingualism [...]

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19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

This year’s theme Creating Capacity, Building Resilience includes topics within the spectrum of humanitarian disaster impacts to global health systems and pre-hospital and crisis response. Presentation content will extend from South Africa to regional and global challenges, having applicability to all communities that are vulnerable to disaster.

2015 Global Philathropy Forum Conference

2015 Global Philathropy Forum Conference

April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

The 2015 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference will focus on global challenges where business, philanthropy and government have clear positive roles to play — both separately and collectively.

Mid-Coast Hurricane and Disaster Conference

Mid-Coast Hurricane and Disaster Conference

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The purpose of the conference is to provide information on hazards from both natural and man-made disasters and provide training and information for first respondents, healthcare professionals, critical infrastructure representatives, public sector employees, business leaders, energy representatives and industry representatives in the case of a local disaster.  This conference serves to educate and prepare our [...]

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West African Diaspora Workshop

West African Diaspora Workshop

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In MD, Barlin giving presentation with PVO guide to West African Community.

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On World Malaria Day 2015, the World Health Organization is calling for high-level commitment to the vision of a world free of malaria. The theme, set by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, is Invest in the future: Defeat malaria. This reflects the ambitious goals and targets set out in a draft post-2015 strategy to be presented [...]

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Harvard’s International Development Conference

Harvard’s International Development Conference

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

The International Development Conference (IDC) is the longest graduate student-run conference at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. We are very excited to be celebrating our 21st anniversary this year. This year’s conference, titled “Development in Transition” will examine the global forces disrupting traditional models empowering the poor and how new innovations are redefining and [...]

AIP’s Conference on Philanthropy 2015

AIP’s Conference on Philanthropy 2015

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Conference hosted by the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy exploring various topics on philanthropy and investment.

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Harvard’s International Development Conference

Harvard’s International Development Conference

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

The International Development Conference (IDC) is the longest graduate student-run conference at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. We are very excited to be celebrating our 21st anniversary this year. This year’s conference, titled “Development in Transition” will examine the global forces disrupting traditional models empowering the poor and how new innovations are redefining and [...]

AIP’s Conference on Philanthropy 2015

AIP’s Conference on Philanthropy 2015

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Conference hosted by the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy exploring various topics on philanthropy and investment.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority is [...]

ECDC

ECDC

April 28 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

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AIP’s Conference on Philanthropy 2015

AIP’s Conference on Philanthropy 2015

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Conference hosted by the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy exploring various topics on philanthropy and investment.

ECDC

ECDC

April 28 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Day of Remembrance for all Victoms of Chemical Warfare

Day of Remembrance for all Victoms of Chemical Warfare

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Conference of the States Parties at its Tenth Session PDF (paragraph 23.3 of C-10/5, dated 11 November 2005) decided that a memorial Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare would be observed on 29 April each year — the date in 1997 on which the Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force.

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ECDC

ECDC

April 28 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In November 2011, the UNESCO General Conferenceproclaimed  PDF document 30 April as “International Jazz Day”. The Day is intended to raise awareness in the international community of the virtues of jazz as an educational tool, and a force for peace, unity, dialogue and enhanced cooperation among people. Many governments, civil society organizations, educational institutions, and private [...]

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