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EVENTS FROM NOVEMBER TO DECEMBER 2019

December

UNFCCC COP 25
Dec. 2-13
Madrid, Spain

Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019
Dec. 9-10
Washington, D.C., United States

2019 Global Digital Health Forum
Dec. 9-11
Rockville, Maryland, United States

Second Global Meeting of the International Food Safety Authorities Network
Dec. 9-11
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

WHO Global Meeting to Accelerate Progress on SDG target 3.4 on NCDs and Mental Health
Dec. 9-12
Muscat, Oman

Early Childhood Development Through a Gender Lens: Designing Policies that Work for the Whole Family
Dec. 10
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

Soft touches, hard stuff: Managing water in an increasingly disaster-prone world
Dec. 10
Washington, D.C., United States

OECD Local Development Forum
Dec. 10-11
Antwerp, Belgium

Southeast Asia Planning Community of Practice: Technical Workshop on Alignment and Coordination between National-Subnational Development Planning - Part 2
Dec. 10-12
Bohol, Philippines

#Infra4Dev Conference: Infrastructure in the Digital Era - How Should Regulation Adapt?
Dec. 11
Toulouse, France

Policy Research Talk: The Unintended Consequences of Cash Transfers
Dec. 11
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

Business Outreach Seminar: World Bank Procurement Process
Dec. 11
Sofia, Bulgaria

Moving away from aid: lessons from country experiences
Dec. 11
Online

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A New Perspective on the Resource Curse
Dec. 12
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Empirical Management Conference 2019
Dec. 12-13
Washington, D.C., United States

Regional Conference on Navigating the New Normal in ASEAN Plus Three Economies
Dec. 12-13
Bangkok, Thailand

Using Innovative Programming and Financing to Expand Labor Market Access for Refugees and Forced Migrants
Dec. 16
Geneva, Switzerland

57th Meeting of the GEF Council
Dec. 16-19
Washington, D.C., United States

Beyond Short-term Learning Gains: The Impact of Outsourcing Schools in Liberia after Three Years
Dec. 17
London, United Kingdom

Global Refugee Forum
Dec. 17-18
Geneva, Switzerland

PAST EVENTS

November

The Impact of Monitoring Technologies on Contracts and Employee Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Kenya’s Transit Industry
Nov. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Symposium on Adapting Forests to Climate Change: Methods, Tools and Projects
Nov. 19-20
Toulouse, France

South Asia Hydromet Forum 2019
Nov. 19-21
Kathmandu, Nepal

Strengthening the voice and agency of disadvantaged adolescents
Nov. 20
London, United Kingdom; Online

2019 International Symposium on Managed Retreat as a Tool for Disaster Resilience with a Diversity/Gender Perspective
Nov. 20
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Fiscal Forum 2019: Implications of G20 Achievements for Asia
Nov. 20-21
Tokyo, Japan

The Second WePOWER Partnership Forum
Nov. 20-21
Manila, Philippines

11th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the CBD
Nov. 20-22
Montreal, Canada

Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (G-STIC) 2019
Nov. 20-22
Brussels, Belgium


A Market for Work Permits
Nov. 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Does Maternal Migration Affect Spousal Labour Supply? Evidence from Sri Lanka
Nov. 21
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Online

G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Nov. 22-23
Nagoya, Japan

Seminar “World Development Report (WDR) 2020: Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains”
Nov. 25
Tokyo, Japan

Soil and the SDGs: Challenges and Need for Action
Nov. 25
Brussels, Belgium

Pakistan Innovative Finance Forum
Nov. 25-26
Isalamabad, Pakistan

Conference on Land Policy in Africa
Nov. 25-29
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

23rd Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the CBD
Nov. 25-29

Montreal, Canada

Booming Africa: young women and new digital societies
Nov. 26
London, United Kingdom; Online

Accelerating Progress to End TB – First Anniversary of the Accelerator
Nov. 26
Washington, D.C., United States

Webinar: Simultaneous implementation of interventions to prevent anaemia. Are there any risks?
Nov. 26
Online

Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum
Nov. 26-27
Paris, France

Roundtable on Financing Water (Regional Meeting: Asia)
Nov. 26-28
Manila, Philippines

3rd International – 21st National Congress of Public Health: Building the Future Together: Multisectoral Approach in Public Health
Nov. 26-30
Antalya, Turkey

2nd Edition Africa Healthcare Extension Summit
Nov. 27-28
Nairobi, Kenya

Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance for ASEAN
Nov. 27-28
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Eliminating Violence in Schools
Nov. 28
London, United Kingdom

2019 ADBI Annual Conference: Financial Inclusion, Financial Education, and Fintech
Nov. 28-29
Tokyo, Japan

August

Electronic Logistic Management Information System for Health Commodities in the Philippines
Aug. 19-20
Manila, Philippines

Latin America & Caribbean Climate Week 2019
Aug. 19-23
Salvador, Brazil

Third Session of the Intergovernmental Conference on BBNJ
Aug. 19-30
New York, United States

2nd Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in the Pacific Region
Aug. 21-22
Lautoka, Fiji

Webinar: CEO's Perspective on the Rapidly Changing CSO Operating Environment
Aug. 22
Online

Distinguished Speaker Series: The Role of Central Banks and Regulatory Authorities in Scaling Up Green Finance – What Do Authorities in Asia and the Pacific Think?
Aug. 22
Tokyo, Japan

Regional Technical Expert Meeting on Circular Economy and Waste-to-Energy
Aug. 23
Montevideo, Uruguay

G7 Leaders’ Summit 2019
Aug. 24-26
Biarritz, France

Global Consultation Workshop on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework in Relation to Access and Benefit-sharing and the Nagoya Protocol
Aug. 25
Nairobi, Kenya

Global Consultation Workshop on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Biosafety and the Cartagena Protocol
Aug. 25
Nairobi, Kenya

World Water Week 2019
Aug. 25-30
Stockholm, Sweden

The 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference
Aug. 26-28
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

53rd Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum
Aug. 26-28
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Why Do Cities Erode Gender Inequality?
Aug. 27
Washington, D.C., United States

8th International Skills Forum: Future of Skills and Jobs in the Age of Digital Disruptions
Aug. 27-29
Manila, Philippines

Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development
Aug. 28-30
Yokohama, Japan

Business Leaders’ Policy Dialogue on Accelerating Sanitation for All
Aug. 30
Tokyo, Japan

September

G20 Labor and Employment Ministers’ Meeting
Sept. 1-2
Matsuyama, Japan

African Green Revolution Forum 2019
Sept.3-6
Accra, Ghana

6th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference
Sept. 9
Washington, D.C., United States

AidEx Nairobi
Sept. 11-12
Nairobi, Kenya

3rd World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation
Sept. 11-13
Lagos, Nigeria

Global Vaccination Summit
Sept. 12
Brussels, Belgium

OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum 2019
Sept. 12-13
Paris, France

74th Session of the UN General Assembly
Sept. 17-30
New York, United States

Walk the Talk New York: The Health for All Challenge
Sept. 22
New York, United States

Climate Action Summit
Sept. 23
New York, United States

UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage
Sept. 23
New York, United States

WHO Consultation Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vaccines for Use in the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Season
Sept. 23-26
Geneva, Switzerland

Climate Week NYC 2019
Sept. 23-29
New York, United States

SDG Summit
Sept. 24-25
New York, United States

12th OECD Rural Development Conference
Sept. 24-26
Seoul, Korea

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019
Sept. 25
New York, United States

AI Sustainable Development Summit
Sept. 28
New York, United States

Global Landscapes Forum NYC 2019
Sept. 28
New York, United States

4th Biennial Scientific Conference on Medical Products Regulation in Africa
Sept. 30-Oct. 1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

October

Internal Displacement Conference
Oct. 1
Geneva, Switzerland

Chatham House Climate Change Conference
Oct. 7-8
London, United Kingdom

African Climate Risks Conference 2019
Oct. 7-9
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

12th International Scientific Conference on Energy and Climate Change
Oct. 9-11
Athens, Greece

World Bank Annual Meetings
Oct. 14-20
Washington, D.C., United States

Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban ForumOct. 15-17
Penang, Malaysia

Civil Society Policy Forum
Oct. 15-18
Washington, D.C., United States

Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium
Oct. 16-18
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Climate Chance Summit – Africa 2019
Oct. 16-18
Accra, Ghana

World Health Summit
Oct. 27-29
Berlin, Germany

November

Arab Sustainable Development Week
Nov. 3-6
Cairo, Egypt

UNIDO 18th General Conference
Nov. 3-7
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

3rd Asia Finance Forum: The Future of Inclusive Finance
Nov. 4-7
Manila, Philippines

Joint Session of the 40th European Forestry Commission (EFC) - 77th UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry
Nov. 4-7
Geneva, Switzerland

31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
Nov. 4-8
Rome, Italy


GEO Week 2019 and the GEO Ministerial Summit
Nov. 4-9
Canberra, Australia

Clean Cooking Forum 2019
Nov. 5-7
Nairobi, Kenya

2nd Latin America Urban Forestry Meeting
Nov. 5-8
Bogotá, Colombia

How Can Countries Afford the 2019 UN High Level Meeting Declaration on UHC?
Nov. 6
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

CBD Thematic Workshop on Ecosystem Restoration for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Nov. 6-8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A Special IARIW-World Bank Conference: New Approaches to Defining and Measuring Poverty in a Growing World
Nov. 7-8
Washington, D.C., United States

European Business and Nature Summit
Nov. 7-8
Madrid, Spain

Paris Peace Forum
Nov. 11-13
Paris, France

2020 Ocean Pathways Meeting: Charting the Course for a Sustainable Future for the Ocean
Nov. 11-15
Montreal, Canada

6th UCLG Congress: World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders
Nov. 11-15
Durban, South Africa

17th Regular Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment
Nov. 11-15
Durban, South Africa

8th Session of the Governing Body to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Nov. 11-16
Rome, Italy

The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25
Nov. 12-14
Nairobi, Kenya

24th Meeting of the GCF Board
Nov. 12-14
Incheon, Korea

The Conference of Paris
Nov. 13-14
Paris, France

11th BRICS Summit
Nov. 13-14
Brasilia, Brazil

Thematic Consultation on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Nov. 13-15
Montreal, Canada

December

Global Vaccine Safety Summit
Dec. 2-3
Geneva, Switzerland

World Bank Youth Summit 2019: Smarter Cities for a Resilient Future
Dec. 2-3
Washington, D.C., United States

WHO guideline development group meeting on complementary feeding of infants and children
Dec. 2-4
Geneva, Switzerland

UNFCCC COP 25
Dec. 2-13
Madrid, Spain

Jobs, Demographics, and the Future Of Work in Africa
Dec. 3
Washington, D.C., United States

CGD Master Class: Measuring the Impacts of Early Childhood Development Interventions
Dec. 4-5
Washington, D.C., United States

9th Annual International Forum on Economic Development and Public Policy
Dec. 5-6
Bali, Indonesia

Breaking the Cycle: Strengthening Global Health Security for the Long-Term
Dec. 6
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

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