2004 Equator Events
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Since its inception in 2002, the Equator Initiative has hosted and supported a large number of events in support of community work to achieve the MDGs. These events have explored the community role in protecting the environment and raising incomes and provide a highly substantive backdrop for the many additional advocacy and outreach events that the Equator Initiative organizes each year. Each event has been documented on its own website. We invite you to learn more about these special activities and about the critical role communities play in poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation.

17 - 25 November 2004 - The Equator Initiative at the World Conservation Forum

17 - 25 November 2004 The Equator Initiative at the World Conservation Forum (3 rd IUCN World Conservation Congress) Bangkok, Thailand. Presenting the Community Mubaan - a dialogue space to recognize communities as a vital driving force of sustainable development.

27 October 2004 - Red Sky at Morning

27 October 2004 Red Sky at Morning "A celebration of former UNDP Administrator Gus Speth's new book on the crisis of the global environment, UN Headquarters, New York City.

25 September - 1 October 2004 Community Shamba

25 September - 1 October 2004 The Equator Initiative and partners present the Community Shamba - a learning hub for grassroots ecoagriculture innovators - at the International Ecoagriculture Conference & Practitioners Fair in Nairobi, Kenya.

9 May - 26 September 2004 - The Equator Initiative at the Barcelona Forum 2004

9 May - 26 September 2004The Equator Initiative at the Barcelona Forum 2004. This international event saw the Equator Initiative host a Showcase Exhibition on biodiversity and conservation and sponsor an international Dialogue on conservation and poverty. Barcelona, Spain.

20 -23 June 2004 - 4th Regional Session of the Global Biodiversity Forum

20 -23 June 2004 4th Regional Session of the Global Biodiversity Forum for S. E. Asia, Manila, Philippines.

9 -11 June 2004 - 4th Regional Session of the Global Biodiversity Forum for Africa

9 -11 June 2004 4th Regional Session of the Global Biodiversity Forum for Africa: Biodiversity and Livelihoods in Africa - Delivering on the Millennium Development Goals, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

10 June 2004 - National Award Ceremony in Namibia

10 June 2004 National Equator Prize Awards Ceremony to Honour Namibian Equator Prize 2004 Winners, Windhoek, Namibia.

5 June 2004 - National Award Ceremony for Monte Alto, Costa Rica

National Equator Prize Awards Ceremony to honour Costa Rican finalist Monte Alto, San Jose, Costa Rica.