Event preview: This week in development cooperation

A wind turbine. The Asia Clean Energy Forum will be held from June 25 to 28 in Manila, Philippines. Photo by: Peter Rood / CC BY-SA

The future of international development cooperation is not 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 events for the week starting June 24:Launch: WHO financing dialogueGeneva, SwitzerlandJune 24 UNCTAD Public Symposium 2013 on post-2015Geneva, SwitzerlandJune 24-25International conference: Policies for water and food security in dry areasCairo, EgyptJune 24-26World Council of Comparative Education Societies 2013Buenos Aires, ArgentinaJune 24-28Launch: OECD’s annual Education at a Glance reportBrussels, BelgiumJune 2549th Session of UNESCO International Hydrological Program BureauParis, FranceJune 25-26Cracking the Nut 2013: Sustainable sourcing for agricultural supply chainsDresden, GermanyJune 25-26European Microfinance Network 10th annual conferenceStockholm, SwedenJune 25-26State of the Pacific conferenceCanberra, AustraliaJune 25-26Turning evidence into action for post-2015 agendaNew York, United States June 25-262013 NCCARF climate adaptation conferenceSydney, AustraliaJune 25-27 Asia Clean Energy Forum 2013Manila, PhilippinesJune 25-28Innovations in workforce development: The U.S. experienceWashington, D.C., United StatesJune 26Latin American forum on climate change adaptationSao Paulo, BrazilJune 26U.N. thematic debate on entrepreneurship for developmentNew York, United StatesJune 26Annual meeting of UNESCO Honorary and Goodwill AmbassadorsParis, FranceJune 26-27Launch: Post-2015 proposals by people living in extreme povertyNew York, United StatesJune 27Millennium Challenge Corporation quarterly town hall meetingWashington, D.C., United StatesJune 27OECD forum on transparency and integrity in lobbying: How to win back trust?Paris, FranceJune 27International ministerial conference on nuclear power in 21st centurySaint Petersburg, RussiaJune 27-29UNAIDS event: From AIDS to sustainable healthLilongwe, MalawiJune 28-29International celebrations


  • Mongolia (Presidential), June 26

  • Guinea (Legislative – tentative), June 30

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  • Johanna Morden

    Johanna Morden is a community development worker by training and a global development journalist by profession. As a former Devex staff writer based in Manila, she covered the Asian Development Bank as well as Asia-Pacific's aid community at large. Johanna has written for a variety of international publications, covering social issues, disasters, government, ICT, business, and the law.