Event preview: This week in development cooperation

Preparation work for Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Week that will be held in Paris, France. Photo by: Michael Dean / OECD

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 May 4:

Resilience 2014
May 4-8
Montpellier, France

Capacity for Regional Development and Economic Integration in Africa — Webinar
May 5
Online

USAID Rules & Regulations: Grants & Cooperative Agreements
May 5
Port au Prince, Haiti

WHO Save lives: clean your hands global annual campaign
May 5
Worldwide

The Commission publishes Spring European Economic Forecast
May 5
Brussels, Belgium

Culture and Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
May 5
New York, United States

Advancing Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict and Displacement Situations
May 5
Washington D.C., United States

OECD Forum 2014
May 5-6
Paris, France

Forests Asia conference: Sustainable landscapes for green growth in Southeast Asia
May 5-6
Jakarta, Indonesia

GCCA Intra-ACP Programme’s Second Regional Technical Meeting
May 5-7
Brussels, Belgium

Growing together: Family farming and agricultural sciences transforming global food systems
May 5-7
Vienna, Austria

Course 'Identifying and investigating cases of forced labour and trafficking'
May 5-9
Turin, Italy

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development, 11th Session
May 5-9
New York, United States

MegaFlorestais 2014
May 5-9
Buea, Cameroon

MY World Week of Global Action
May 5-9
Online

Climate change adaptation & mitigation: key messages from IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and implications for policy and decision making
May 6
Brussels, Belgium

First Regional Workshop on Green Economy and Sustainable Consumption and Production
May 6
Tbilisi, Georgia

A Post-Bali Food Security Agenda
May 6
Washington D.C., United States

Green Dreams: Myth and Reality in Chinas Agricultural Investment in Africa
May 6
Washington D.C., United States

"Invisible Wounds:" a Practitioners' Dialogue on Improving Development Outcomes through Psychosocial Support
May 6
Washington D.C., United States

Deadline for registration: Humanitarian HR Europe conference 2014: Addressing your organization's needs: Global mobility, consortia working and demonstrating impact
May 6
Budapest, Hungary

Everybody wins: bridging the gap between scientific and local communities
May 6
London, United Kingdom

Supporting Youth Entrepreneurship: What Works, Where, and Why?
May 6
Online

Climate change adaptation & mitigation: key messages from IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and implications for policy and decision making
May 6
Brussels, Belgium

Virtual briefing: Opportunties for private sector engagement on land
May 6
Online

Multilateral Development Banks' Meeting on Debt Issues
May 6-7
Washington D.C., United States

Regional Conference on Trade in Value-Added, Global Value Chains and Development Strategy
May 6-8
Singapore, Singapore

Graduation and Social Protection Conference
May 6-8
Kigali, Rwanda

‘The Damage Done’: Inequality, poverty and vulnerability conference

May 6-8
Brighton, United Kingdom

Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean  (LARC)
May 6-9
Santiago, Chile

2014 World Conference on Youth
May 6-10
Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Ecosystem Architect: Growing Economies through Entrepreneurship and Innovation

May 7
Washington D.C., United States

Current Learning and Challenges of Measuring Resilience in Food Insecurity Contexts
May 7
Online

In Pursuit of Peace
May 7
New York, United States

The Ecosystem Architect:  Growing Economies through Entrepreneurship and Innovation
May 7
Washington D.C., United States

EU hustings: international development
May 7
London, United Kingdom

The global climate policy conference 2014
May 7-8
London, United Kingdom

Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the HLPF
May 7- 9
Bangkok, Thailand

World Economic Forum on Africa
May 7-9
Abuja, Nigeria

Facilitation: How Much Does Context Matter?
May 8
Washington D.C., United States

Procurement Planning & Execution: USAID Grants & Cooperative Agreements
May 8
Port au Prince, Haiti

The Precocious Indian Development Model and its Future
May 8
Washington D.C., United States

Workers rights in a globalising world: The role of labour provisions in free trade agreements
May 8
Toronto, Canada

EU5P: The Francqui International Conference
May 8-9
Brussels, Belgium

The Rare Disease Puzzle: Bringing the Picture to Life
May 8-10
Berlin, Germany

Seminar on Well-being from Work in the Pacific
May 9
Suva, Fiji

Development Orthodoxy in the Himalayas: A Case of Persistent Policy Failure in Agriculture
May 9
Washington D.C., United States

Cash Transfers: The New Benchmark for Foreign Aid?
May 9
Washington DC, United States

Europe Day
May 5 and 9
Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg

World Fair Trade Day
May 10
Worldwide

International celebrations

International Day of the Midwife
May 5

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