Event preview: This week in development cooperation

    Women in Haiti celebrate International Women's Day on Mar. 8, 2010. This year's theme is, "Equality for women is progress for all." Photo by: Sophia Paris / 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 March 3:

    Bringing climate change aid into the real world?Mar. 3Online 

    25th session of UN Human Rights CouncilMar. 3New York, United States   

    ADB Celebrates Gender Month 2014Mar. 3Manila, Philippines         

    2nd International Symposium on Fishery-Dependent InformationMar. 3Rome, Italy        

    #HungerProject: The end of hunger?Mar. 3Manila, Philippines

    Launch of UNIDO’s Industrial Development ReportMar. 3

    Healthy Oceans – Productive Ecosystems: A European conference for the marine environmentMar. 3–4Brussels, Belgium

    Spotlight on the innovation performance of EU Member States and regionsMar. 3–4Brussels, Belgium               

    9th session - Open Working Group on Sustainable Development GoalsMar. 3–5New York, United States   

    Third Session of Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development FinancingMar. 3–7New York, United States

    Information meeting on new framework for cooperation between Dutch government and CSOsMar. 4The Hague, the Netherlands

    11th annual Match Against PovertyMar. 4Bern, Switzerland       

    Workshop on Technologies for AdaptationMar. 4Bonn, Germany            

    Community Resilience for Development: Conceptual Framework and MeasurementMar. 4Online                  

    USAID/Federal Rules & Regulations: Grants & Cooperative Agreements             Mar. 4Washington D.C., United States   

    Poverty Maps and Shared ProsperityMar. 4Bucharest, Romania

    The Sixth Standing Committee on Finance MeetingMar. 4–5Bonn, Germany

    First Global Conference on UN Partnership for Action on Green EconomyMar. 4–5Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    5th Meeting of the Adaptation CommitteeMar. 4–6Bonn, Germany

    Thirty-First Board Meeting of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and MalariaMar. 4–7Jakarta, Indonesia

    Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Public MeetingMar. 5Washington D.C., United States   

    Resilience Measurement for Development Webinar 2Mar. 5Online

    PDAC 2014 - Recent Developments in Mining and Sustainable Development in Latin AmericaMar. 5Toronto, Canada

    Violence against women across the EU: Abuse at home, work, in public and onlineMar. 5Brussels, Belgium               

    Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy ConferenceMar. 5–8North Carolina, United States

    Electronic Transfers: Experiences and Tools for Use in Humanitarian ResponseMar. 6Washington D.C., United States

    HOST Final ConferenceMar. 6Brussels, Belgium

    The Role of Women, the Young and Civil Society to the Post-2015 Development AgendaMar. 6–7New York, United States

    Development Impact Lab 2014 Conference: Revealing the Demand for Pro-poor InnovationMar. 7Washington D.C., United States

    OECD Forum Speakers Series: Getting the measure of economic progressMar. 7Paris, France 

    Africa on the Rise: How the Forgotten Continent Is More Important Than Ever to the United StatesMar. 7South Carolina, United States   

    International celebrations:

    • International Women’s Day and United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International PeaceMar. 8

    • World Wildlife DayMar. 3

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