Kariya Mohamed Abbakar transports jerrycans full of water at the Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced persons. A number of events will be held this week in the run-up to World Water Day, which is on Mar. 22. Photo by: Albert Gonzalez Farran / UNAMID / 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 Mar. 10:

58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
Mar. 10-21
Paris, France

How international humanitarian law gets cyber warfare wrong
Mar. 10
University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

The 3R International Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management
Mar. 10-12
Kyoto University, Japan

The 32nd session of the Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific
Mar. 10-14
Mongolia

The crisis in Syria and public opinion: Views from the UK, US and France
Mar. 11
London, United Kingdom

Revisiting “Common But Differentiated Responsibilities”: Opportunities for the 2015 Climate Agreement
Mar. 11
Bonn, Germany

Jakarta Global Sustainable Development Conference: Addressing development nexus issues in urbanization era
Mar. 11-13
Jakarta, Indonesia

International Bioenergy Conference
Mar. 11-13
Manchester, United Kingdom

Economics of land degradation private sector workshop
Mar. 11-13
Bonn, Germany

The evolution of Australian foreign policy
Mar. 12
London, United Kingdom

The role of time in conflict and peace process
Mar. 12
Dublin, Ireland

Launch of IFPRI’s 2013 Global Food Policy Report
Mar. 12
Washington, D.C., United States | Online

Green and social: Managing synergies and trade-offs
Mar. 12-13
Bonn, Germany

6th World Water Forum
Mar. 12-17
Marseille, France

Trin Talks: Development in Action
Mar. 13

The road to zero: The Chronic Poverty Report launch
Mar. 13
London, United Kingdom

IEA-IEC-ISO Workshop on International Standards in Support of Policies for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Mar. 13
Paris, France

The World Walks for Water and Sanitation
Mar. 15-23
Worldwide

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