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2017 Calendar of Events
- The 9th Annual English Language Teachers’ Conference in Amman.
- 12th International Language and Development Conference LANGUAGE AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 27th, 28th, and 29th November 2017, SenegalSustainable development is increasingly viewed not only from an economic perspective, but also from social and environmental perspectives. As language and communication are crucial to how societies grow, express themselves, and work together and become more inclusive, the conference will seek to explore the role of language in a range of interlinking aspects of development. It will do this by focusing on three of the goals:SDG 4: Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
SDG 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
SDG 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies.
The conference will also take into consideration other cross-cutting goals, notably SDG 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, and SDG 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries.
The deadline for submissions is 31st May 2017. Please review the attachment for more information. Further details are available on the conference website: www.britishcouncil.com.sn/en/programmes/language-development-conference-2017