Event preview: This week in development cooperation

    United Nations Secretarty-General Ban Ki-moon delivers a statement during the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar in 2012. This year's climate change conference will be held in Warsaw, Poland. Photo by: Mark Garten / U.N.

    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 Nov. 11:

    Doha Carbon and Energy ForumNov. 11-13Doha, Qatar

    Warsaw Climate Change ConferenceNov. 11-22Warsaw, Poland

    Practical Lessons in Climate Resilience for an Age of Global ComplexityNov. 12Washington, D.C., United States

    Economic Development Opportunities in Georgia: Delegation Visit to Washington, DCNov. 12Washington, D.C., United States

    The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative 2013 Global RoundtableNov. 12-13Beijing, China

    International Conference on Family PlanningNov. 12-15Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    8th Session of the Committee on Women on DevelopmentNov. 12-14Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    The U.K. Department for International Development event on girls’ and women’s protectionNov. 13London, United Kingdom

    Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines DemocracyNov. 13Virgina, United States

    Water and Development - Brainstorming MeetingNov. 13Washington, D.C.

    The 2013 CAPE ConferenceNov. 13-14London, United Kingdom

    Seeking Solutions to Youth Violence in Latin AmericaNov. 14Massachusetts, United States

    The Role of Youth in Promoting Conflict Resolution:  Lessons for Practitioners from Young PeopleNov. 14Washington, D.C., United States

    International Solidarity WeekNov. 16-24France

    Development and Climate Days at COP19Nov. 16-17Warsaw, Poland

    Climate and Health Summit 2013Nov. 16Warsaw, Poland

    International celebrations:

    World Diabetes DayNov. 14

    International Day for ToleranceNov. 16

    World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease DayNov. 16

    Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at news@devex.com.

    Read more development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.

    About the author

    • Devex Editor

      Thanks a lot for your interest in Devex News. To share news and views, story ideas and press releases, please email editor@devex.com. We look forward to hearing from you.