The future of international development cooperation isn’t just hashed out in dusty field offices and ramshackle schools and hospitals, but also at a variety of events, celebrations and other gatherings. Below are some of the most noteworthy for the week starting March 25:
Fourth meeting of the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Bali, IndonesiaMarch 25-27
Partnership and cooperation will be in the spotlight at this week’s session, where panel members will discuss strategies for the implementation of the post-2015 framework and meet with various stakeholders to reach global consensus on shaping the new development agenda.
5th BRICS Summit Durban, South Africa March 26-27
Representatives from the world’s leading emerging economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — will come together to discuss opportunities for political and entrepreneurial coordination, and other areas of cooperation.
World Social Forum Tunis, TunisiaMarch 26-30
This annual event brings together nongovernmental organizations, advocacy groups, as well as formal and informal social movements seeking international solidarity. The goal: to kindle debates, develop proposals, exchange experiences and forge alliances, in order to achieve a fairer, more democratic world.
Foresight Frontiers: Thinking the World Post-2015Paris, FranceMarch 25
Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development ConferenceDubai, United Arab EmiratesMarch 25-27
Caribbean Conference on Domestic Violence and Gender Equality: Protecting Women and GirlsPort of Spain, Trinidad & TobagoMarch 25-27
Pan-African Forum on AfricaLuanda, AngolaMarch 26-28
Youth ECOSOC 2013New York, United StatesMarch 27
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