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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