Event preview: This week in development cooperation

A scene during last year's European Development Days. This year's event will be held from Nov. 26-27. Photo by: European Union

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 25:

3rd session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and HealthNov. 25-27Oslo, Norway

Beyond the WASH Agenda: Strengthening Capacity for Water Resource Management in the Post-2015 Development AgendaNov. 25-27New York, United States

Sida’s global value chains seminarNov. 25Stockholm, Sweden

European Development Days 2013Nov. 26-27Brussels, Belgium

Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation: Building Toward “The How” of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Nov. 26Brussels, Belgium

International Parliamentary Conference on the Post-2015 Development AgendaNov. 26-28London, United Kingdom

International Conference on Climate Change, Water Resources and Disasters in Mountainous Regions: Building Resilience to Changing Climate ChangeNov. 27-29Kathmandu, Nepal

2nd Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Congress and General AssemblyNov. 27-29Barcelona, Spain

Seminar on role of CSO in fight against HIV and AIDSNov. 29Sweden

Addressing Poverty and Vulnerability in the Hindu Kush HimalayasDec. 1-4Kathmandu, Nepal

International celebration:

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against WomenNov. 25

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleNov. 29

World AIDS DayDec. 1

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