Event preview: This week in development cooperation

A soldier watches the memorial at Titanyen, the burial grounds for Haiti earthquake victims during the third anniversary of the disaster last year. Photo by: Logan Abassi / United Nations

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 Jan. 6:

Seventh session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development GoalsJan. 6 - Jan. 10United Nations headquarters, New York, United States

Knowledge, evidence and expertise in policymaking: an Institute for Policy Research governance and policy design theme minisandpitJan. 6University of Bath, United Kingdom

The U.S. Response to Typhoon Haiyan in the PhilippinesJan. 8Washington, D.C., United States

4th anniversary of the Haiti earthquakeJan. 9

Trade Gravity for Economies in Transition: How Remotely Are Central Asia and South Asia in Comparison to Southeast Asia?Jan. 10Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, Japan

Watching our weight: future diets and global public policyJan. 10Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom (also streamed live online)

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