WANGO regularly participates in major world conferences sponsored by the UN and other international and intergovernmental organizations, as well as works in partnership with UN member states and NGOs to organize events on issues of mutual concern.

May 11, 2021
This webinar hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with WANGO, presented a brief history and overview of USAID, the guiding principles and methods of the New Partnerships Initiative, and ways organizations can find funding opportunities.

Intellectual Leadership Platform: Series 1: Third Sector
Repositioning Leadership for Sustainable Economic Growth
March 27, 2021
The Trans Atlantic Center, in collaboration with WANGO, held this webinar aimed at developing the skills and talents of leaders in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors in Nigeria as a means to support sustainable development in the country.

A Planetary Moment
February 15-19, 2021
Online conference
This virtual conference organized by the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS), in partnership with WANGO and 30 other organizations, featured sessions covering a wide range of issues concerning the complementary contributions of art and science to knowledge, human rights, human security, and well-being.

Post-Pandemic Recovery and Transformation: Resilient Cities, Healthy Planet
October 15-16, 2020 -- Outcome Document
Online conference
The Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS), in cooperation with WANGO, the World Meterological Organization (WMO), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and more than 15 other international organizations, virtually convened its 15th annual meeting in observance of Urban October.

Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership
June 15-19, 2020 -- Conference Report
Online Conference
The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and The World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS), in partnership with WANGO and more than 20 other international organizations, held this virtual conference to foster the emergence of the global leadership needed to address the complex, pressing challenges facing humanity today.

World Summit 2020
February 3-7, 2020
Seoul, Korea

Sustainable Development of Cities and Human Settlements in the Digital Era
September 5-6, 2019
UN Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Promoting Health and Environmental Literacy
July 29, 2019
New York City

Accelerating Innovation Worldwide through Partnerships and Roadmaps
July 24-26, 2019
UN Headquarters, New York City

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Chornobyl at 33
April 26, 2019
UN Headquarters, New York City

The Levant Initiative for World Peace of the Inter Parliamentary Coalition for Global Ethics
March 7, 2019
Italian Senate, Rome, Italy

February 10-12, 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Advancing Urban Innovations to Achieve SDG 11 and the New Urban Agenda
October 30-31, 2018
UN Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

Sustainable Energy: Legacy of Chernobyl
April 27, 2018
UN Headquarters, New York City

2018 Global Women's Peace Award Ceremony
March 17, 2018
New York City


The Role of African Civil Society Organizations in Preventing Violent Extremism in Africa
November 28-29, 2017
Abuja, Nigeria

The UN Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSSA), in collaboration with the Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD), convened this Expert Group Meeting to highlight the important role and perspective of civil society organizations in preventing violent extremism in Africa and enhancing their effectiveness, capacity and international support.

Promoting Effective Planning and Management of Urban Spatial Development
October 30-31, 2017
New York City

August 1, 2017
UN Headquarters, New York City

Health and Environment: The Oceans and Us
April 13, 2017
UN Headquarters, New York City

Compact Sustainable City Offers a Better Life
October 18, 2016
Quito, Ecuador



October 17 - 20, 2016
Quito, Ecuador


May 23 - 24, 2016
Istanbul, Turkey


November 30 - December 12, 2015
Paris, France


Doha Goals Forum 2014
November 3 - 5, 2014
Doha, Qatar


Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development
April 16 - 17, 2014
Doha, Qatar

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation, organized the conferenceto commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family.


African Union Summit
Transforming Africa's Agriculture: Harnessing Opportunities for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development
January 21 - 31, 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


June 20 - 22, 2012
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


World Interfaith Harmony Week 2013 at UN General Assembly
Common Ground for the Common Good
February 7, 2012
New York City


Building Low-Carbon Cities: A Response to Climate Change
April 7 - 8, 2011
UN Headquarters, New York City


African Youth Day & Launching of the International Year of Youth
Dialogue and Mutual Understanding
November 1, 2010
AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia



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