Event preview: This week in development cooperation

    A child drinks from a tap of a rainwater harvesting tank in India. The World Water Week is from Sept. 1-6. Photo by: Barefoot Photographers of Tilonia / CC BY-NC-ND

    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.

    WTO: Public ForumSept. 1 – 3Geneva, Switzerland

    ADB: Eye on AsiaSept. 1Stockholm, Sweden

    G20 Sherpas’ Meeting and Joint meeting with Finance Deputies Sept. 2 – 4 St.Petersburg, Russia

    Conference on Data Revolution for Sustainable DevelopmentSept. 2 - 3Cali, Colombia

    Discussion event on migration and developmentSept. 2Berlin, Germany

    44th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders MeetingSept. 3 - 6Majuro, Marshall Islands

    The CEO Water Mandate Multi-Stakeholder ConferenceSept. 4Stockholm, Sweden

    4th Workshop on Enhancing the Regional Distribution of Clean Development Mechanism Projects in Asia and the PacificSept. 4 - 5Manila, Philippines

    G20 Leaders’ SummitSept. 5-6Constantine Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia

    Humanitarian negotiations: engaging with state and non-state actors in the midst of conflictSept. 5-6London, United Kingdom

    Dick de Zeeuw Foundation’s lecture on food securitySept. 5The Hague, The Netherlands

    International Conference on Flood ResilienceSept. 5 - 7Exeter, United Kingdom

    CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness seminarSept. 6Bucharest, Romania

    WHO: Milestones of the Global Campaign for Violence Prevention MeetingSept. 6 – 7Cape Town, South Africa

    International days

    • World Water WeekSeptember 1 - 6Stockholm, Sweden

    • International Day of CharitySeptember 5


    • Rwanda (Parliamentary Election)Sept. 1

    • Swaziland (Parliamentary Election)Sept. 1

    • Yemen (Presidential Election) Sept. 1

    • AustraliaSept. 7

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