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 July 1:International leadership symposium on ethics in businessGeneva, SwitzerlandJuly 1Croatia becomes the 28th member state of the European UnionBrussels, BelgiumJuly 1Launch: UNCTAD Least Developed Countries Report 2013Geneva, SwitzerlandJuly 1Launch: Millennium Development Goals Report 2013Geneva, SwitzerlandJuly 1Lithuania assumes EU presidencyBrussels, BelgiumJuly 1U.N. Economic Commission for Europe regional conferenceGeneva, SwitzerlandJuly 1-22013 annual ministerial review of ECOSOCGeneva, SwitzerlandJuly 1-4International conference on plant genetic resources, food security and climate changeBandung, IndonesiaJuly 1-4 Aiding Asia: The challenge of subnational conflictVirtualJuly 3Fifth Africa Carbon ForumAbidjan, Côte d’IvoireJuly 3-5Pacific Climate Change Roundtable 2013Nadi, FijiJuly 3-5Global Sustainable Finance Conference 2013: People, planet, prosperityKarlseruh, GermanyJuly 4-5WHO European ministerial conference on nutrition and non-communicable diseases in context of health 2020Vienna, AustriaJuly 4-5Monitoring protection: Asking the impossible?VirtualJuly 5ICPD review: International Conference on Human RightsHague, The NetherlandsJuly 7-10Caux Dialogue on Land and SecurityCaux, SwitzerlandJuly 7-11International celebrations
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