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3rd Hales Worth United Charities International Conference on GLOBAL
POVERTY, CONFLICT ERADICATION & ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT.
THEME: Partnerships for Development - A Strategic Mechanism for
Accelerated Progress towards the global Eradication of Poverty & Conflict.
VENUE: America Square International Conference Centre London.
DATE: 6th December to 15th December, 2009.
 
Dear Invited Delegate,
 
You are called to participate in this international multi-sectoral
conference bringing together leading figures, Governments and Various
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from across the World to discuss and
debate the possible ways and strategies through which the global fight
against Poverty & Conflict can maximally be attained.
 
THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE EVENT ARE GIVEN AS FOLLOWS:
* Reflection on the scale and manifestation of conflict & poverty around
the World;
* Practical evaluation of the impact and success eradication strategies;
* Assessing the role of the International Humanitarian Agencies in
coordinating International poverty eradication efforts;
* Highlighting the role of governments, companies, NGOs and the civil
societies in eradication of Conflict & poverty;
* Considering the formation of partnerships among key stakeholders as a
strategic approach to meeting International MDG targets as well as
eradicating of Conflict & poverty;
 
The Conference will also provide an opportunity for participants to share
insights and experiences and to network with other colleagues from
voluntary sectors, health, education, religious groups, governments, local
authorities and other areas. It is also an opportunity to get direct
access to loans and grants from participating Humanitarian Agencies.
 
SPEAKERS:
A comprehensive list of Speakers will be posted on our website in due
course. However, the opening address will be given by Dr Kofi Annan
(Former Chief, United Secretary General), and
Professor Fiona Ads head, East and Southern Asia Resident Coordinator,
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Keynote Speakers include: Sir
Michael Williams, Chief Medical Officer of England and Wales and Director of Health
Improvement. Dr Read Mustafa, project co-ordinator, Campaign against
Conflict & Violence. We also expect numerous Top Government officials,
Scholars and Philanthropists from across the world to grace this event.
 
PROPOSED AGENDA:
* Child Development
* Employment Provision
* NGO Partnerships
* Priority Public Health Issues
* Social Exclusion
* Women and Gender Equality
* Economic Empowerment approaches
* Youth and Women Empowerment
* Refugees Control
* HIV and AIDS
* Globalization and Health Improvement
* Global Harmony, Peace and Security
* Ageing, Population and Volunteering Policies
* Funding for NGOs
* Agriculture and Poverty Eradication
* Self Reliance through Skills Acquisition
 
SIDE ATTRACTION:
* Book Launching
* Artistic and cultural activities
* Exhibitions and Grants Approvals
* Banquets, coffee break services
* Musical and Cultural presentations
* Presentation of Grant and Charity Awards to Participants
* Humanitarian visits to selected Orphanages and Hospitals
* Opportunities for informal networking and alliance building
 
All plenaries and selected breakout sessions will have electronic
interpretations in English, Spanish, Russian, Dutch, Arabic, Portuguese
and French.
 
REGISTRATION/PARTICIPATION FEE:
Registration is free. All invited delegates are advised to contact the
Secretary of the Local Organizing Committee on the contact address
supplied below for more information and Registration Forms.
 
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Entrepreneurs, Businessmen, Industrialists, Economists, Politicians,
Company Executives, Health Practitioners, Professionals in relevant
fields, Lawyers, Psychologists, Women and Youth organizations, The Clergy,
Religious groups, Social Development Groups, Government Officials, Donor
Agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations, Voluntary and Social Workers.
 
I CAN'T AFFORD THE TRAVEL COST-CAN YOU HELP?
The Halesworth United Charities UK and our co-sponsors (Subsea7 (UK) Ltd
London) have set up an Access Fund to support the travel expenses for all
qualified participants. This will be on a first-come-first-serve policy as
a result of the large number of delegates who are expected to attend this
conference. More than 200 representatives from the NGO sector, development
funding agencies, Religious Bodies, Government departments and research
institutions are expected at this event.
 
ACCOMMODATION/RESERVATIONS:
All Intending Participants are required to book for Accommodation /
Reservation at the designated Hotel. A proof of your Reservation qualifies
you for participation. At this point we are providing for just 200
participants so certain logistic Provisions like Flight tickets, local
transportation to the Venue of the Conference, Banquet, All meals and
coffee break sessions will be taken care of by our Foundation. Final
Beneficiaries of these logistic entitlements will be selected on a
first-come-first processed basis and as a result of this, the sooner we
receive your applications, the earlier we can process them.
 
NB. Prospective Participants must apply in groups of 2-4 persons
 
VISAS & LETTERS OF INVITATION:
Special arrangements have been made by our foundation through our travel
consultants for professional immigration assistance to be given to
participants who will require a Visa into the United Kingdom. The
Conference Organizers will arrange for the Letters of Invitation to be
sent to appropriate Embassies as soon as we receive a Proof / Confirmation
of Hotel Reservation via email.
 
PRESENTATION PROPOSAL:
Participants wishing to make speech presentations on topical issues during
the conference are also encouraged to indicate their interests to enable
us enlist them in the Programme Time table which is being drafted. You
should submit a one page presentation Abstract and your Curriculum Vitae
which should be less than 4 pages.
 
For more Information and Registration Forms, please contact the Local
Organizing Committee using the contact information given below:-
 
Rev. Steve Bruce (PhD)
Email: [log in to unmask]
     Tel:  +4470-4571-4461  
Secretary Local Organizing Committee
We look forward to meeting you here in London.
 
HALES WORTH UNITED CHARITIES
Registered Office:
HILL FARM
PRIMES LANE, BLYFORD
HALESWORTH
SUFFOLK IP19 9JT, ENGLAND.
 
Corporate Office:
558 OXFORD STREET
MARYLEBONE
LONDON W1C 1AP, ENGLAND.
 
Tel:  009 4470 4571 4461  
Fax: 009 4470 0594 2339
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Charity Reg no: 214509
 
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