Event preview: This week in development cooperation

Women farmers work in a rice field in Nepal. The Feeding the World Summit will be held on Feb. 13, 2014 in London, United Kingdom. Photo by: International Center for Tropical Agriculture / CC BY-NC-SA

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 February 10:

Afghanistan Development Goals: 2014 and BeyondFeb. 10Washington, D.C., United States

Latin America & the Caribbean Workgroup: The Use of Special Development Regions to Improve Governance in Honduras and BeyondFeb. 10Washington D.C., United States

Citizens’ dialogue: LondonFeb. 10London, United Kingdom

Beyond the crisis? Business in Europe 2014Feb. 10Brussels, Belgium

Frontier Issues in Economic Growth: A Symposium from The Growth Dialogue Feb. 10Washington D.C., United States

Do Politicians’ Relatives Get Better Jobs? Evidence from Municipal Elections in the PhilippinesFeb. 10Washington D.C., United States   

SAIS Global Issues in Agriculture Speaker Series: Dr. Pamela Ronald of UC Davis on “Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food”Feb. 10Washington D.C., United States  

Experts Meeting on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development in Asia and PacificFeb. 10–12Manila, Philippines

Incorporating Nutrition into Feed the Future Research ProgramsFeb. 11Online  

Eighth meeting of the Network of public finance economists in public administration      Feb. 11Brussels, Belgium

Social enterprise in Kenya: challenges and opportunities Feb. 11Nairobi, Kenya

Civil Society Workgroup: The World Bank’s New Strategy and its Emphasis on Increasing Citizen’s Engagement Feb. 11Washington DC, United States

2013 Commitment to Development Award DinnerFeb. 11Washington DC, United States

Safer Internet Day - Let’s create Better Internet togetherFeb. 11Brussels, Belgium

Feedback on Using the Feed The Future Monitoring System (FTFMS) during the reporting period October – December 2013Feb. 11–12Online

EU-ASEAN Aviation SummitFeb. 11–12Grand Copthorne, Singapore

Second High Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy PartnershipFeb. 11-13Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Regional Workshop on African Agriculture in a changing climate: Enhancing the up-take of Climate Smart AgricultureFeb. 11-14Arusha, Tanzania

Room for Discussion by Lilianne PloumenFeb. 12University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Special Event: MBAs Without BorderFeb. 12Washington D.C., United States   

Economics for Development: A Conference in Honor of Eduardo LeyFeb. 12Washington D.C., United States

Korea Green Innovation DaysFeb. 12-13Washington, D.C., United States

Food Security in a World of Changing Climate and Natural Resource Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural TechnologiesFeb. 12Washington D.C., United States

IFPRI Agricultural Technology Summit: Food Security in a World of Changing Climate and Natural Resource Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural TechnologiesFeb. 12Washington D.C., United States

3rd World Congress on Agroforestry “Accelerating the impacts of agroforestry”Feb. 12–14Delhi, India

Feeding the World SummitFeb. 13London, United Kingdom

Bit 2014: International Tourism ExchangeFeb. 13Milan, Italy

Role of Microfinance Programs in Promoting Financial Inclusion: Findings from Field Studies in India and PakistanFeb. 13Tokyo, Japan

A New Global Partnership: European Civil Society on the Post-2015 FrameworkFeb. 13Brussels, Belgium

From the Shallows to the Deep: Who is taking the lead? Women, Water and Leadership: A Workshop for Asia and the PacificFeb. 13–14Manila, Philippines

Employment (and fiscal) effects of social investmentFeb. 14Brussels, Belgium

The Commission adopts the Risk Finance GuidelinesFeb. 15Brussels, Belgium

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