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 8:Leadership in crisesVirtualJuly 8United Nations General Assembly thematic debate on inequalityNew York, United StatesJuly 8G-20 Development Working Group meetingMoscow, RussiaJuly 8-104th global review of Aid for Trade: ‘Connecting to value chains’Geneva, SwitzerlandJuly 8-10Joint meeting of the Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management and Pacific Climate Change RoundtableDenarau, FijiJuly 8-11UNCITRAL, 46th sessionVienna, AustriaJuly 8-26Localizing aid – a challenge to the orthodoxy?VirtualJuly 9U.S. partnership with Africa: Economic growth and global developmentWashington, D.C., United StatesJuly 9Forum on domestic revenue mobilization in countries emerging from conflictNew York, United StatesJuly 10Pacific small island developing states regional preparatory meetingNadi, FijiJuly 10-12UNCTAD: ‘Economic Development In Africa’VirtualJuly 11International celebrations
Bhutan (Parliamentary – second round), July 13
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