Event preview: This week in development cooperation

Women in the village of Golo Sodoma, Ethiopia hold up the bed nets they received from UNICEF's anti-malaria distribution campaign. This week, the international community await donors' pledges at the Global Fund replenishment conference in Washington, D.C. Photo by: Gates Foundation / 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 December 1:

Global Fund Fourth Voluntary Replenishment ConferenceDecember 2 - 3 Washington, D.C. United States

The Prospect for Mideast Peace: A Discussion with Rashid KhalidiDecember 2New York, United States

World AIDS Day 2013 CommemorationDecember 2Manila, Philippines

Regional Workshop on Eco-Industrial ClustersDecember 2 - 4Tokyo, Japan

No Time to Lose: Sharing the Responsibility to Save LivesDecember 2-3 Washington, D.C. United States

Empowering Adolescent Girls: RCT Evidence from Uganda December 3Washington, DC

InsideNGO’s Taxation Management: US Expatriates, International Assignees & Your Organizational RiskDecember 3Washington D.C., United States

Beyond international security: social security & social welfare in the Middle East and North Africa December 3Somerset, United Kingdom

Youth labour market transitions in Sub-Saharan AfricaDecember 3 - 4Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The role and impact of economic and social councils and similar institutions in the response to the global financial, economic and job crisisDecember 3 - 4Madrid, Spain

Feeding Agricultural InnovationDecember 4 - 5Washington D.C., United States

Which countries will the Millennium Challenge Corporation select this year?December 5Washington, DC20036

Failure to respond: the challenges of today’s humanitarian action in violent environmentsDecember 5London, United Kingdom

Fail Festival 2013December 5Washington D.C., United States

James McDonald Lecture on Humanitarian Intervention: The Chemical Weapons Issue in Syria – An Insider’s Perspective on the International Response December 5New York, United States

Africa CSO Risk Forum: Effective Risk Management for successful implementation of Global Fund funded programsDecember 5 - 6Cape Town, South Africa

ICASA International Conference on AIDS & STIs in AfricaDec 7 – 11Cape Town, Africa

International events

  • World AIDS DayDecember 1

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