Events preview: January 2016 in development cooperation By Devex Editor 22 December 2015
Dev Raj Yadab harvesting bananas in his field in Nepal. Global discussions on clean energy, food and agriculture await development professionals next year. Photo by:
Asian Development Bank / 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 Jan. 4.:
Charting the political economy of ethnic unrest in Nepal: Shifting class relations and agrarian crisis Jan. 6, 2016 London, United Kingdom Breaking Nationalist Frames. Palestinian Refugee Women and the New Politics of Memory Jan. 7, 2016 London, United Kingdom Making Paris Happen: Carbon Markets, Taxes, and Other Policy Solutions for Climate Action Jan. 11, 2016 Washington, D.C., United States Capitalism, Tourism and Climate Change Jan. 12, 2016 London, United Kingdom TB Elimination — Should we be Careful what we Wish for? Jan. 12, 2016 London, United Kingdom International Conference Steps to Sustainable Livestock Jan. 12-15, 2016 Bristol, United Kingdom The U.S. Should Let In 100,000 Syrian Refugees Jan. 13, 2016 New York, United States Arctic Matters Day Jan. 14, 2016 Washington, D.C., United States Africa's Industrialization: Reversing the Decline Jan. 14, 2016 London, United Kingdom Marburg & Ebola Viruses Old and New Jan. 14, 2016 London, United Kingdom Transforming Transportation 2016 Jan. 14-15, 2016 Washington, D.C., United States Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2016 Jan. 14-16 Berlin, Germany Clima East: Working with the Eastern Partnership Countries on Climate Change Jan. 18, 2016 Brussels, Belgium World Future Energy Summit Jan. 18-21 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Creating a Gender-Inclusive Supply Chain: Moving from Data to Action Jan 19, 2016 Online Citizen Participation: Knowledge Production and Policy in Development Aid Jan. 19, 2016 London, United Kingdom Deforestation, Tree Planting and El Nino in Indonesia Jan. 19, 2016 London, United Kingdom Putting the Politics into International Public Health Jan. 20, 2016 London, United Kingdom Asian Irrigation Forum 2 Jan. 20-22, 2016 Manila, Philippines Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Read more development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.