Event preview: This week in development cooperation

A group of senior USAID leaders spoke before last year’s InsideNGO Annual Convention in Washington, DC. This year’s conference is all about “Sustaining Excellence in a Changing World”. Photo by: USAID / CC BY-NC

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 July 27:

Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference and Exhibition
July 27 - Aug 1
Tokyo, Japan
        

AgExchange: Animal Science Research Priorities Under Feed the Future
July 28 - Aug 1
Online                       

ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: towards inclusive and sustainable development
July 28 - Aug 1      
Campinas, Brazil                    

Knowledge Sharing at the Kisumu Agricultural Society of Kenya Fair
July 28
Kisumu, Kenya  

CGD Europe: Should Direct Cash Transfers to the Poor Be a Benchmark for Traditional Aid?
July 29
Washington DC, United States

InsideNGO 2014 Annual Conference
July 29
Washington DC, United States                    

An Africa Development Forum event Investing in Africa: New Opportunities for Growth & Prosperity
July 29
Washington DC United States        

The United States’ Role in Generating Debate on LGBT Rights
July 29
Washington DC, United States                    

Crafting Economic Policy at State
July 29
Washington DC, United States

The Value of Higher Education in Development: A Conversation with 2014 YALI Washington Fellows on Education & Youth Entrepreneurs
July 29
Washington DC, United States

2014 Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting
July 29 - Aug 1
Suva, Fiji

Are we getting things done? Rethinking operational leadership
July 30
Online    

Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice
July 31
Washington DC, United States                    

Deadline for application - Falling Walls Fellowship for Science Journalists 2014
July 31
Berlin, Germany

Africa development forum event: What should African Leaders know to accelerate the achievement and sustainability of health goals in the post 2015 agenda?
July 31                      
Washington DC, United States                    

International celebrations:

• World Hepatitis Day
28

• World Breastfeeding Week
August 1 - 7

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