Event preview: This week in development cooperation

    London's famous landmark, Big Ben. British NGOs and many international development players will gather in London on Nov. 5 for the Bond annual conference. Photo by: Kevin Shakespeare / 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. Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting November 4:

    High-level forum on biodiversity and development for post-2015Nov. 4Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    The 45th council meeting of the Global Environment FacilityNov. 4Washington, D.C.

    XVII International Tuberculosis WorkshopNov. 4Barcelona, Spain

    Partnering in emergenciesNov. 4, 12:30-14:00 (GMT+00)Live streaming online

    Landing a job in international developmentNov. 4Washington, D.C.

    International Supply Management CongressNov. 5De Beurs Van Berlage, Amsterdam

    Bond annual conferenceNov. 5London, U.K.

    Breaking the Gridlock to Address the Biggest Global Challenges that Will Shape Our FutureNov. 5Washington, D.C.

    An Open Discussion: Can Social Enterprises Fulfill the Promise?Nov. 7Washington, D.C.

    Inclusive and Sustainable Development: Perspectives from Europe and Central Asia on the Post-2015 Development AgendaNov. 7-8Istanbul, Turkey

    Green Industry Conference 2013Nov. 7-9Guangzhou, China

    Building a Global Health Social Contract for the 21st Century seminarNov. 8Barcelona, Spain

    3rd PRME MENA Regional ForumNov. 10-11Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Third Global Forum on Human Resources for HealthNov. 10-13Recife, Brazil

    International celebrations:

    International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictNov. 6

    World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentNov. 10

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