We round up the major events and gatherings for the global development community in 2020. Photo by: @sci_fi_superfly on Unsplash FEATURED EVENTS Devex World 2020 Dec. 10 Online
Devex’s flagship event is on Dec. 10. And for the first time, everyone can attend. That’s because Devex World 2020 will be held completely online. It’s an event you can’t afford to miss. And — with an immersive virtual experience — you won’t have to.
Spotlight Our Food Our Future: Better Nutrition, Better Resilience Dec. 17 Online
Devex and the International Fund for Agricultural Development will host the third and final online event as part of the Recovery. Rebuilding. Resilience. series, which aims to shed light on how rural communities are facing, and often overcoming, the potentially devastating impacts of COVID-19 and other shocks to their health, productivity, and incomes.
EVENTS IN DECEMBER 2020 Digital Agriculture Dec. 1 Online RISE Webinar: The Role of Bureaucracies in Successful Education Reform Dec. 1 Online En Route to COP26 Dec. 1-3 Online 2020 ADBI Annual Conference: The Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Policy Implications Dec. 1-3 Online 13th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD Dec. 1-3 Online IMF Collaboration With the World Bank on Macro-Structural Issues: Presentation of IEO Report Dec. 2 Online VEF Virtual Series: Value Chain Upgrading Dec. 2 Online Freedom To Move - Part III: Safety on Public Transport Dec. 2 Online Financial Management Use of Technology Dec. 2 Online New Work on Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment: Striving for Harmonization and Practical Applications Dec. 2 Online More Money for Health Services: What is the Role of PFM in the New Normal? Dec. 3 Online Rethinking ASM Formalization: How COVID-19’s Disruption Can Be Catalyzed for Development Dec. 3 Online Long-Run Returns to Impact Investing in Emerging Market and Developing Economies Dec. 3 Online Ensuring the Right to Quality and Inclusive Education for Learners With Disabilities and Learning Difficulties: From Commitment to Action Dec. 3-4 Paris COVID-19, Supply Chain Resilience and Global Trade Dec. 4 Online Technology Innovation Challenge for Transport Dec. 4 Online Sixth Tokyo Fiscal Forum: Towards Strong Economic Recovery and Sound Public Finances in Asia Dec. 4 Online Technology Innovation Challenge for Urban Development Dec. 4 Online Europe 4.0 and Digital Divide Dec. 7 Online Our Ocean 2020 Dec. 7-8 Palau Gender and Social Inclusion in Climate Data Services and Analyses Dec. 7-11 Online; U.S. The Implications of Behavioral Economics for Public Utility Policies Dec. 8 Online OECD-ADBI Roundtable on Capital Market and Financial Reform in Asia Dec. 8-9 Online Global Meeting of Regional Road Safety Observatories Dec. 8-9 Online Virtual Conference on Digitalization and Sustainable Economic Development Dec. 8-10 Online ADB’s International Anticorruption Day Celebration 2020 Dec. 9 Online Freedom To Move - Part IV: Ride-Hailing- a Conversation With Bolt, PickMe, and Uber Dec. 9 Online VEF Virtual Series: Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) in Industry and COVID-19 Realities Dec. 9 Online Virtual Business Opportunities Seminar 2020 With Sweden Dec. 9 Online FiCS Side Event – The Data4Nature Initiative Dec. 10 Online One Rule Fits All? Heterogeneous Fiscal Rules for Commodity Exporters When Price Shocks Can Be Persistent: Theory and Evidence Dec. 10 Online Global Congress on Sustainable Energy and Fuels Dec. 10-11 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Renewing the Essential Public Health Functions in the Americas: More Necessary Than Ever To Achieve Health for All and Protect Everyone Dec. 11 Online Yokohama City Pre-Event of 9th Annual Asia Smart City Conference Dec. 14 Online Together To #ENDviolence Launch Dec. 15 Online RewirEd Summit Dec. 15-16 Online Lessons for Education From Morocco: COVID-19 Response Leading to Strengthening of the Education System Dec. 16 Online Virtual Policy Dialogue: Upgrading Infrastructure and Housing To Reduce Poverty in Pacific Island Countries Dec. 16-18 Online Lives and Livelihoods: Estimates of the Global Mortality and Poverty Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic Dec. 17 Online PAST EVENTS July Distinguished Speaker Series: High-Touch High-Tech Education: Transforming Post-COVID-19 Education July 1 Online Workshop on Skills Development in Rural or Remote Areas July 1-3 Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan Response Strategy to the Pandemic Under a Comprehensive Approach. The Experience of Israel July 2 Online Dialogue With Illustrators. 2nd Session of the Cycle “Educate for Resilience. Towards Resilient Learning in Times of Lockdown” July 2 Online Webinar on "What Role Can African History Play in Addressing the Social and Human Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Continent? ” July 2 Online FMIS Operations Under the COVID-19 Pandemic - The Korean Experience July 6 Online The Labor Market Impacts of COVID-19 July 6 Online 23rd International AIDS Conference July 6-10 Online Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week July 6-10 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Event has been postponed to 2021. UN Environment Programme - Environment for Development July 7 Online EconNet: This Time It's Different: The Role of Women's Employment in the Great Lockdown | Michele Tertilt (University of Mannheim) July 7 Online Policies To Fight the Pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean | Presentation at London School of Economics July 7 Online United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development July 7-17 Online Communicating Good Behaviors in Times of Pandemic July 8 Online Virtual Workshop on Integration of Renewable Energy in Energy Systems: Perspectives on Investment, Technology, and Policy July 8-10 Online Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina July 8 Online Imagining the World To Come in Caribbean Small Island Developing States. The Post-COVID-19-Era July 10 Online; Kingston, Jamaica K-water & UNESCO i-WSSM Summer Program on Water Management July 13 South Korea Continuing Learning and Schooling for Refugees: Ensuring Refugee Students Are Able To Learn at Home and Return to School July 13 Online; Paris Third Local and Regional Governments Forum on the 2030 Agenda July 13 Online Launch of the “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020” July 13 Online Global Technical Meeting on “Reimagining Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda” July 13-16 Online How Electromobility in LAC Can Help Create the Jobs of the Future? July 14 Online UN Chamber Music Society Concert in Support of UNESCO’s ResiliArt Movement for Artists July 14 Online; New York Research During Covid-19: Learning From Practice July 14 Online Chief Sustainability Officers for SDGs July 14 Online SDG Acceleration Actions To Build Back Better July 14 Online Global Consultation on Youth and Digital Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa July 14-15 Online World Youth Skills Day 2020 “Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID 19 and Beyond” July 15 Online; New York July 15 Parliamentary Forum on the Occasion of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Online Central Asia: Youth Skills and Open Solutions July 15 Khujand, Tajikistan A Water Future for Cities: Scaling Up Integrated Urban Water Management Solutions July 15 Online; New Delhi Ensuring Quality of Learning and Well-Being for Young Children in the Context of the COVID-19 July 15 Online; France Launch of the Global Coalition for Education - Peru Chapter July 16 Lima, Peru Africa’s Lockdown Dilemma: High Poverty and Low Trust July 16 Online; Maputo, Mozambique Climate-Resilient Water Management Approaches: Adaptation in an Age of Uncertainty July 16-Oct. 20 Online; Paris ECOSOC High-level Segment 2020 July 17 Online IISD Webinar: High-level Political Forum 2020 Review July 17 Online 9th International Conference on Asian Economic Development— Toward Sustainable Development Goals: Poverty Eradication and Inclusive Sustainable Growth July 21-22 Online ECOSOC 2020 Management Segment July 21-22 Online Central Africa Countries Facing the Impact of COVID-19 on Poverty July 22 Online; Yaoundé, Cameroon Virtual Regional Consultation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (Asia and the Pacific Region) July 23-24 Online; Seoul, South Korea Getting Our Priorities Straight: The Relationship Between Cost-Effectiveness Evidence and Burden of Disease July 24 Online Virtual Regional Consultation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (European and North American Region) July 27-28 Online; Amsterdam National Training of Trainers on “Intercultural Dialogue for Social Cohesion” July 27-29 Beirut Virtual Regional Consultation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (European Region) July 27-29 Online; Ljubljana, Slovenia MOOC: Internet Journalism and Technology: How To Cover Its Impacts Beyond Gadgets July 27-Aug. 3 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay Restarting Economies and COVID-19 Control: Letting Loose Without Letting Up - Live Webinar July 28 Online Walking Together Toward the Future: Education and Health July 28 Online Leveraging Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis for Learners with Disabilities: Global Seminar July 28 Online UNCTAD Webinar 4 on Public-Private Partnerships July 28 Online; Angola COVID-19 in Africa’s Small Island Developing States: The Experience of Cabo Verde, Mauritius and the Seychelles July 28 Online Trade Agreements in a Post-COVID-19 World July 28 Online What Way Forward for the IDB? July 28 Online Creating Jobs for a Sustainable Recovery and a Net-Zero Emission Future July 29 Online; Washington Global Value Chains in the Time of COVID-19: The Experience of Ethiopia and Vietnam July 29 Online Safe Access to Water in Times of Crisis and Beyond - Voices From Caribbean Youth July 29 Online; Kingston, Jamaica Building Resilience to Disasters in the Caribbean July 29 Online; Kingston, Jamaica
Girls in ICT Day - Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) July 29-30 Bangkok Media Development and Freedom of Expression: The impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in West and Central Africa July 29-30 Online; Dakar, Senegal Supporting African Health Systems in the Time of COVID-19: A View From Japan July 30 Online 2020 Development in the Americas Report Launch: From Structures to Services: The Path to Better Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean July 30 Online; Washington Land Degradation Surveillance Framework: Methods and Applications for Development Projects July 30 Online; Washington The Future of Cities: Transforming Urban Life July 31 Online Remote Legal Assistance to Survivors of Violence in the Context of COVID-19 July 31 Online Distinguished Speaker Series: Webinar on Private and Institutional Investment in Urban Infrastructure July 31 Online August Consumer Protection in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Focus on Digitalization for the Arab Region Aug. 3 Online Inclusive and Sustainable Takaful To Strengthen Household Resilience to Financial Shocks Aug. 3 Online Webinars and Digital Campaign: The Voice of the Resilient Women, the Women Creative from West Africa Aug. 3-4 Online; Dakar, Senegal Live Webinar on Strengthening Blood Systems Through Effective Blood Regulation Aug. 3-6 Geneva Cybersecurity in the Power Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean Aug. 4 Online Meeting of UNESCO Water-Related Centers and Chairs in Latin America and the Caribbean (Open Session in Memoriam of Prof. Joram) Aug. 4 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay WSIS Forum 2020 “15 Years & Beyond: Building the Information Society of the Future” Aug. 4 Online Virtual National Consultation With Youth on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Thailand Aug. 5 Online; Bangkok Inclusion in Times of Covid-19 | Report Launch Aug. 5 Online; Washington Webinar: Achieving Health Equity: Providing Skilled Breastfeeding Support Universally Aug. 5 Online Webinar: Frontiers in Forest Monitoring: Research Horizons for Global Forest Watch Aug. 5 Online Virtual Regional Consultation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (Arab States Region) Aug. 5-6 Online; Cairo Harnessing an enabling environment for women’s economic empowerment post-pandemic Aug. 5 Online Elevate your strategy with the Devex funding platform Aug. 6 Online ADBI-Central Bank of Sri Lanka-APAEA Virtual Workshop on Monetary Policy, Banking and Finance, and Central Banking Aug. 6 Online ILO Webinar on Labour Market Relevance and Quality Assurance of Apprenticeships Aug. 6 Online EconNet: Emerging Economies and COVID-19: Shutdowns in a World of Informal and Small Companies | Oscar Becerra (UniAndes) Aug. 6 Online; Washington Coronavirus and Local Peacebuilding Efforts in North Africa Aug. 6 Online ADBI-Stanford University LAD Online Training Program: The Role of Public Policy in Infrastructure Development Aug. 17 Online 13th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament Aug. 17-18 Vienna Rethinking Creative and Cultural Industries in the Post-Pandemic City Aug. 18 Online Integrated Care in Latin America and the Caribbean Beyond COVID-19 Aug. 18 Online Regional Conversation Series on Building Back Better: Accelerating Digital Connectivity and Leveraging Innovation Aug. 19 Online; Thailand Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation, Third Session (Virtual Meeting) Aug. 19-20 Online; Bangkok Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament Aug. 19-21 Vienna EconNet: The Impact of COVID-19 on Student Experiences and Expectations | Esteban Aucejo (ASU) Aug. 20 Online; Washington ADBI-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Virtual Session on City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation: Industry Fragmentation and Wastewater Efficiency-A Case Study of Hyogo Prefecture, Japan Aug. 20 Online Expert Group Meeting on National Policy Framework for Cross-Border Paperless Trade Aug. 20 Online; Thailand Side Event on CICTSTI3 : 2020 United Nations E-Government Survey, Asia Pacific Regional Webinar Aug. 20 Online; Thailand LIVE with Swiss Humanitarian Aid: Humanitarian Challenges in the Shadow of COVID-19 Aug. 20 Online Transport Forum 2020 Aug. 24-28 Manila Event has been postponed indefinitely. SIWI World Water Week at Home Aug. 24-28 Online Focus on the Americas at World Water Week 2020 Aug. 25-27 Online Advancing Climate and Water Resilience for Cotton and Textile Industry Aug. 26 Online Regional Policy Dialogue: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Pathways to Net Zero Emissions and Climate Resilience Post COVID-19 Aug. 26-27 Online; Washington Virtual Expert Group Meeting on Legal Frameworks for Multimodal Transport Operations in Asia and the Pacific Aug. 26-27 Online; Bangkok Access to Information in Time of Crisis – the UNESCO Information for All Programme Priorities and the COVID-19 Pandemic Aug. 26-28 Online; New Delhi ADBI-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Virtual Session on City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation: Sustainably and Equitably Solving Urban Sanitation Aug. 27 Online The Behavioural Challenges of Post-Conflict Life Aug. 27 Online Caribbean SIDS Forum on Artificial Intelligence Aug. 28 Kingston, Jamaica Keys for the New Urban Normal: Climate Inclusion for Equitable Cities Aug. 28 Online Mental Health Tele-Therapy for Survivors of Gender Violence Amid the COVID-19 Crisis Aug. 28 Online Regional Conversation Series on Building Back Better: Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond Aug. 31 Online; Thailand September PaRD Global Congress Sept. 2-4 Cape Town, South Africa Asia Pacific Youth Symposium 2020: Consultation Sessions on Post-COVID-19 Employment and Inclusive Development Sept. 2-11 Online Elevate your strategy with the Devex funding platform Sept. 3 EconNet: COVID-19 with Uncertain Phases: Estimation Issues with an Illustration for Argentina Sept. 3 Washington Virtual Meeting Series | OECD-IDB Latin American and Caribbean Public Integrity Network Integrity and Transparency in Infrastructure in Times of COVID-19 Sept. 3 Online Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2020: Global Unrest Sept. 3-4 Washington Event has been postponed to June 24-25, 2021. UNESCO/E-JUST Webinar on Museums and Sustainable Development in Egypt and Sudan Sept. 5 Online; Alexandria, Egypt UN75 Talks: Inclusive Education in Kuwait Sept. 7 Online; Kuwait Training Workshop on “River Basin Sediment Monitoring and Management” Sept. 7-11 Koblenz, Germany 2020 Asian Evaluation Week Sept. 7-11 Online Challenging African Urban Visions - Using Futures Literacy To Reimagine Our Cities Sept. 8 Online; Johannesburg Award Ceremony of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2020 Sept. 8 Online; Paris Agroecology in Action - An Integrated Approach for the SDGs Sept. 8 Online Strengthening Education Management Information Systems and Data for Increased Resilience to Crises Sept. 8-10 Paris ADBI-NUS Virtual Conference on SME Data Analysis: Fostering Sustainable SME Development and Firm Performance in Asia Amid De-Globalization Sept. 8-10 Online Climate Bonds Conference & Awards 2020 Sept. 8-10 Online Tenth Annual African Green Revolution Forum Sept. 8-11 Online; U.S. Sixteenth Meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC.16) Sept. 8-11 Online Online Course on Principles for Reviewing Environmental Impact Assessment Sept. 8-Oct. 19 Online Media & Migration: Counteracting Negative Narratives Sept. 9 Online The Big Conversation: Education for Sustainable Development and the World Beyond Covid-19 - Online Workshop #1 Sept. 9 Online; Paris Is It Time for Universal Child Benefits? Sept. 9 Online UNESCO ResiliArt Online Dialogue: ‘Living Heritage Experiences in the COVID-19 Pandemic’ Sept. 9 Online; Paris Demonstrating the Need for Sustainable Phosphorus Management in Lakes: Global Case Studies Sept. 9 Online Reflections of a Development Optimist Sept. 9 Online 10th Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Forum: Enabling Shared Prosperity Through Inclusive Finance—Leaving No One Behind in an Age of Disruption Sept. 9 Online MENA Regional Celebration of International Day to Protect Education From Attack Sept. 9 Online; Doha, Qatar Empowering Women Entrepreneurs To Drive Economic Growth – Presenting the Advocacy Tool Sept. 9 Online Financing Development: A Chinese Path? Sept. 10 Online Strengthening EMIS and Data for Increased Resilience to Crises: Virtual Partners Forum Sept. 10 Online; Paris Faith for Earth Dialogue With Faith Leaders in India Sept. 10 Online Conversation Between President Luis Alberto Moreno and Guilherme Leal, Co-Chairman of Natura & Rethink Plastics Challenge Award Ceremony Sept. 10 Online ADBI Webinar: Francis Fukuyama and ADBI Dean on Post-Pandemic Infrastructure Policymaking Sept. 10 Online Online High-Level Dialogue: Impacts and Challenges of the Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean Sept. 10 Online; Paris UNESCO/OECD Webinar "Racial Equality and Inclusion in Cities" Sept. 10 Online; Paris 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases Sept. 10-13 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Event has been canceled but may be rescheduled. Youth and Public Integrity: From Financial Literacy to Community Development Sept. 11 Online; Beirut The Inequality Crisis | Report Launch Sept. 11 Online; Washington Rethinking Social Transformations: Inequalities in the Arab Region in Light of COVID-19 Sept. 11-12 Online; Beirut Paying for Covid-19: International Tax Reform & Just Economic Recovery Sept. 12 Online Communities for Future: Where Next? SCCAN General Assembly Sept. 13 Online Can Multilateralism Be Rebuilt for a Post-Covid World: A Conversation Between the Rt. Hon. Douglas Alexander and Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens Sept. 14 Online
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Building Climate-Positive and Resilient Global Food Systems Sept. 14 Online 11th Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Body (STAB), 2001 Convention Sept. 14 Online; Paris COP6 - Sixth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention Sept. 14-16 Rzeszow, Poland Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, Eightieth Session Sept. 14-16 Geneva Sixth Meeting of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group (SRM TWG) Sept. 14-18 Geneva Bloomberg Green Virtual Festival Sept. 14-18 Online UNESCO Regional Consultation on Open Science for Asian and Pacific States Sept. 15 Online; Paris Asian Development Outlook 2020 Update Launch Sept. 15 Online; Manila Fifth Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO5) Launch Sept. 15 Online Act on NCDS and Build Back Better Sept. 15 Online Food Crises and COVID-19 – Emerging Evidence and Implications for Action Sept. 15 Online Can Advocates and Technical Partners Catalyze a Trend Shift in Domestic Resources for Family Planning? Sept. 15 Online Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries: Closing the Gap for the Poorest Billion Sept. 15 Online Digital Cooperation in the Humanitarian Sector Sept. 15 Online AI for Earth Sept. 15 Online Future of Work and Emerging Economies Sept. 15 Online Rebuilding Better: Harnessing Innovation To Achieve the SDGs Sept. 15 Online Digital Finance – a Building Block for Digital Cooperation Sept. 15 Online Changing the Law on Domestic Violence: Insights From Mauritania Sept. 15 Online 2020 Zero Emission Bus Conference Sept. 15-17 Online The First Innovation Forum in the WHO Western Pacific Region Sept. 15-17 Online Second Annual Global Climate Restoration Forum Sept. 15-18 Online UN General Assembly 75. Leader’s Biodiversity Summit Sept. 15-30 New York From Pandemic to Progress: Building Capacity Through Global Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Sept. 16 Online Avoiding Barriers to Access for a COVID-19 Vaccine Sept. 16 Online Reimagining Method Choice in the Era of Self Care Sept. 16 Online UNICEF Webinar: Launch of Draft Policy Guidance on AI for Children Sept. 16 Online Catalyzing Innovation in TB Care: Solutions During COVID-19 and Beyond Sept. 16 Online BSIC Annual Conference Sept. 16 Online Aligning Stimulus With a Green Recovery Sept. 16 Online Community Leaders Fighting COVID-19 Sept. 16 Online GZERO Media @ UNGA: Climate & Sustainability Livestream Sept. 16 Online Local Solutions For Global Recovery: Taking On Climate, Covid, And Health Inequity Sept. 16 Online HOPE for Life: Transforming Lives on the Front Lines of Crisis Sept. 16 Online American Leadership in Advancing the SDGs Sept. 16 Online ADBI-CSIS Webinar: Protecting Aging Societies in Asia From the COVID-19 Pandemic (53rd ADB Annual Meeting Seminar Series) Sept. 16 Online Beyond Extraction: Lessons on Creating Economic Opportunities in Mining Communities Sept. 16 Online UN75 Global Governance Forum Sept. 16-18 Online ADBI-Journal of Banking and Finance-Singapore Management University Virtual Conference on Green and Ethical Finance Sept. 16-18 Online Digital Agriculture for Smallholder Farmers Sept. 17 Online; Washington EconNet: The Causal Impact of Socio-Emotional Skills Training on Educational Success Sept. 17 Online; Washington 2020 Fall Session of the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development Sept. 17-18 Online; Geneva Global Blockchain Business Council’s Blockchain Central UNGA Sept. 17-18 Online 3rd UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit Sept. 17-18 Online; Beijing 53rd ADB Annual Meeting: 2nd Stage Sept. 17-18 Online Youth Voices: The Future We Want Sept. 18 Online 20th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria Sept. 20-24 Bangkok Event has been postponed to Aug. 17-21, 2021. Online Course on Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement Sept. 29-Nov. 9 Online Eighth Session of the Subsidiary Committee of the Meeting of States Parties to the 1970 Convention Sept. 21-22 Paris 8th International Conference on Sustainable Development Sept. 21-22 Online Sustainable Development Impact Summit Sept. 21-24 Online; New York Technical Meeting on the Future of Decent and Sustainable Work in Urban Transport Services Sept. 21-25 Geneva Climate Week NYC Sept. 21-27 Online Global Reset: A Stronger, Greener Recovery Sept. 22 Online The Negotiators' Perspectives: Charting New Paths for Climate and Trade Sept. 22 Online UNESCO Netexplo Forum 2020 Sept. 22-23 Online Virtual Conference on Fintech to Enable Development, Investment, Financial Inclusion, and Sustainability Sept. 22-24 Online 11th Session of the Intergovernmental Council for the Information for All Programme (IFAP) of UNESCO Sept. 22-25 Paris Bureau of the Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict Sept. 23 Paris UNESCO Regional Consultation on Open Science for Latin America and the Caribbean Sept. 23 Online Virtual Workshop on Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalization of the Economy: Focus on Value-Added Tax Sept. 23-25 Online D.C. Political Economy Seminar: Norms, Trust and Compliance With Public Health Guidelines Sept. 25 Online; Washington Open GLAM Webinar Series: Universal Access to Documentary Heritage in Asia and the Pacific Sept. 25-Oct. 16 Online; Bangkok High-Level Panel "Access of Information – Saving Lives, Building Trust, Bringing Hope" Sept. 28 Online; Paris Energy HUB for Latin America and the Caribbean Sept. 28 Online Information Meeting on the Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Sept. 28 Online; Paris African Media Stakeholders Virtual Conference on Access to Information Sept. 28 Online Access to Information in Time of Crisis Sept. 28 Online Progress, Achievements and Pending Challenges Regarding Transparency and Access to Information Sept. 28 Online; Peru Artificial Intelligence for Information Accessibility - AI4IA Sept. 28 Online; Paris Global Debate - Culture, Tourism and Covid-19 : Recovery, Resiliency and Rejuvenation Sept. 28 Online; Paris Ending Global Poverty: Four Women’s Noble Conspiracy Sept. 29 Online The UK’s Support to the African Development Bank Group Sept. 29 Online Science Advice for the COVID-19 Pandemic; in the Context of Biodiversity Conservation and Ecological Reconstruction Sept. 29 Abuja, Nigeria What Technology Can and Can’t Do for Education Sept. 29 Online Digital Transformation in a Post-COVID-19 World Sept. 29 Online Open Talks Webinar "Beyond the Numbers: Using Access-to-Information Data To Achieve Sustainable Development Goals" Sept. 29 Online; Paris Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2020: A New Era Sept. 29-30 Online Cohesion Conference: The Role of EU Cohesion Policy in Times of the Coronavirus Crisis Sept. 29-30 Halle, Germany Access to Social Protection for Workers and the Self-Employed Sept. 29-30 Online World Circular Economy Forum Sept. 29-30 Online ADBI-Stanford University Virtual Workshop on Electricity Markets in a High-Renewables World Sept. 29-Oct. 1 Online Urban Mobility Days 2020 – Zero-Emission Mobility for All Sept. 29-Oct. 2 Online ADBI-Cambridge University Online Course on Fintech & Regulatory Innovation Sept. 30 Online Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: Roland Siller Sept. 30 Online The Importance of Access to Information and the Protection of Documentary Heritage in Times of Crisis Sept. 30 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay What To Finance in Health and at What Price? Sept. 30 Online Virtual Business Opportunities Seminar 2020 With Portugal Sept. 30 Online Challenges and Advances in Access to Public Information in Justice Sept. 30 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay Open Talks Webinar "Media and Information Literate Youth: A Cornerstone to Implementing Access to Information Policies" Sept. 30 Online; Paris The Challenge of Poverty in Central Africa: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Strategies Sept. 30 Online; Yaounde, Cameroon Cybersecurity for Artificial Intelligence Sept. 30 Online ADBI–Cambridge University Online Course on Fintech & Regulatory Innovation Sept. 30 Online Energy Storage Regulation: Best Practices and Challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean and Beyond Sept. 30-Oct. 1 Online 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Online October Roundtable: Access to Information for Indigenous Communities in Times of Crisis Oct. 1 San Jose, Costa Rica Sub Regional Technical Dialogue for South American Countries: Prison Management in Latin America in the Context of the COVID-19 Health Crisis Oct. 1 Online EconNet: Inflation With COVID-19 Consumption Baskets | Alberto Cavallo Oct. 1 Online COVID-19 Vaccine Predictions: Estimating the Time Before We Approve Efficacious COVID-19 Vaccines Oct. 2 Online Media and Information Literacy on Youth: A Cornerstone to Implementing Access to Information Policies Oct. 2 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay Strengthening Research Capacity and Partnerships for Mutual Learning: Implications of COVID-19 for Educational Research Oct. 5-7 Online Financing Low-Income Countries Towards Realistic Aspirations and Concrete Actions in a Post-COVID World Oct. 5-8 Online EU4Digital Steering Committee: Focus on Key Priorities in Digital and Future of the Eastern Partnership Oct. 5-9 Online Third Edition - Series of Regional Expert Consultations Against Racism and Discriminations - Europe Oct. 6 Online; Paris Justice for All and Afghanistan’s Future Oct. 6 Online Droughts in Latin America and the Caribbean - Session 3 Oct. 6 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay Strengthening Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action Oct. 7 Online Current Situation of Glaciers in Latin America Oct. 8 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay
Energy and Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic: Dialogue With the Private Sector Oct. 8 Online ADBI-Bank Indonesia-APAEA Joint Workshop on Monetary Policy, Banking and Finance, and Central Banking Oct. 8 Online Webinar on Sampling Respondents in Migration Surveys: Challenges and Trade-Offs Oct. 8 Online Beyond Disruption: Online Edition of Mobile Learning Week 2020 Oct. 12-14 Online; Paris 47th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 47) Oct. 12-16 Rome ADBI-Chubu University Virtual Conference on Transport Infrastructure Development, Spillover Effects, and Quality of Life Oct. 12-16 Online Virtual Workshop on the Economic Impacts of Demographic Transition: Cases of Asia and Europe Oct. 13-15 Online XVII Regional Policy Dialogue: Public and Private Banking System Oct. 13-16 Online Education for Sustainable Development in Remote and Digital Settings: Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Online Workshop #2 Oct. 14 Online; Paris Governance of Transboundary Aquifers - Regional Latin America and the Caribbean Course Day 2 Oct. 14 Online; Montevideo, Uruguay Energy of Future and Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic: Dialogue With Regulators Oct. 15 Online Spotlight Rural Women — Key Leaders in Global Resilience Oct. 15 Online 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2020) Oct. 15-16 Online How to market yourself for consulting gigs Oct. 16 Online Technical Meeting on the Future of Work in the Automotive Industry Oct. 19-23 Geneva Harnessing the Asian Spirit: Digital and Holistic Leadership for a Sustainable World Oct. 20 Online Climate Adaptation Summit 2020 Oct. 20 Netherlands Event has been postponed to Jan. 25, 2021. World Food Day 2020 Oct. 20 Online Education Post-COVID-19: Extraordinary Session of the Global Education Meeting (2020 GEM) Oct. 20-22 Online; Paris 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health Oct. 20-24 Online Public Health Emergencies and Healthcare System Quality in Latin America & the Caribbean: Inter-American Development Bank Regional Policy Dialogue Oct. 20-29 Online ADB’s Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS) 2020: The New Normal: Driving Economic Recovery Through Digital Innovation Oct. 21 Online Looking Back, Looking Forward: Addressing the Venezuela Migration Crisis With Innovation Oct. 21 Online Climate Technology Transfer Mechanisms and Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean: Experiences in Forest Monitoring Oct. 21 Online ADBI-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Virtual Workshop on City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation: Policy, Institutions, and Innovation for Delivering Sanitation Sustainably and Equitably Oct. 21-22 Online Launch Seminar: Lessons From Asia Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Monitor 2020 - Accelerating Dynamics of MSMEs for Revitalizing National Economies Oct. 22 Online Energy and Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic: Dialogue With Policy Makers Oct. 22 Online EconNet: The State Capacity Ceiling on Tax Rates: Evidence From Randomized Tax Abatements in the DRC | Agustin Bergeron (Harvard University) Oct. 22 Online APHA 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo Oct. 24-28 Online Research and Policy Seminar: Women and Work: Learnings From India in Covid-19 Times | Rohini Pande (Yale University) Oct. 28 Online IFC 9th Global Education Conference Oct. 28-29 Mexico City ADB Business Opportunities Outreach Virtual Launch Event Oct. 29 Train the Trainers Workshop on Public Policy Case Writing and Case Teaching Oct. 26-28 Online ADBI-Purdue University-University of Tokyo Virtual Workshop on Resilience of Cities to External Shocks: Analysis, Modeling, and Economic Impacts Oct. 27-28 Online Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program ( TSCFP ) Awards Oct. 28 Online Lessons in the Use of Digital Tools in HR Management: The Case of the Republic of Korea Oct. 29 Online D.C. Political Economy Seminar: Corruption in the Times of the Pandemic Oct. 30 Online November 3rd Global Conference of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme Nov. 1-30 Bangkok Launch of the OECD Compendium of Policy Good Practices for Quality Infrastructure Investment Nov. 2 Online IFAD at the Youth at Heart Virtual Forum Nov. 2 Online Global Donor Platform for Rural Development: Annual General Assembly Nov. 2-5 Online Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice Nov. 2-7 Canada Digital Youth Peacebuilding: Why It Matters Nov. 3 Online WFP EvalXchange 2020, Session IV: Country Strategic Plan Evaluations - A Key Tool for Generating Evidence on WFP Contributions to the 2030 Agenda Nov. 3 Online Global Forum on Environment: Towards Cost-Effective Management Systems for industrial and Consumer Chemicals Nov. 3-4 Online 6th Conference of the Asia Pacific Public Electronic Procurement Network (Virtual e-Government Procurement Conference 2020) Nov. 3-5 Online Humanitarian Human Resources Conference 2020 Nov. 3-6 Online Regional Policy Dialogue for the Capital Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean - CapiLAC Nov. 3-6 Online 2020 JCI World Congress Nov. 3-7 Yokohama, Japan Digital Life and Work: Future-Ready Youth Nov. 4 Online Virtual Workshop on Electricity Markets in Transition: Privatization, Competition, and Regional Cooperation Nov. 4-5 Online Webinar: How Can Artificial Intelligence Help Latin America and the Caribbean Fight the COVID-19 Virus? Nov. 5 Online Nutrition in a Digital World Episode 1 Nov. 5 Online IEA Speaker Series with Francesco La Camera, Director-General, IRENA Nov. 9 Online Research and Policy Seminar: The Triumph of Injustice. How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How To Make Them Pay Nov. 9 Online 2020 AGM of the IGF on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development Nov. 9-13 Geneva Event has been canceled. Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference Nov. 9-13 Online ADBI-ADB-World Trade Organization Regional Policy Dialogue: Trade and Sustainability in the Context of COVID-19 Nov. 9-13 Online Third Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation Nov. 9-14 Canada UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 (COP26) Nov. 9-19 Glasgow, Scotland Event has been postponed to 2021. COVID-19 Vaccine Predictions Part 2: Estimating the Time Before We Approve Efficacious COVID-19 Vaccines Nov. 10 Online Virtual Conference on Blue Economy and Blue Finance: Towards Sustainable Development and Ocean Governance Nov. 10-11 Online Conference: Driving Growth and Development: Gender in the Southern Cone Nov. 10-11 Online Forum on Successful Project Design and Implementation: “Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19 and Beyond” Nov. 10-12 Online Global Landscapes Forum Nov. 14-15 Glasgow, Scotland Event postponed to 2021. Expo 2020 Interfaith Dialogue Nov. 16 Dubai, United Arab Emirates ILO COOP 100 Symposium Nov. 16-17 Geneva Women and Girls Africa Summit 2020 Nov. 16-18 Online Virtual Workshop on Trans-Caspian Transport Corridor: Infrastructure and Trade Nov. 16-20 Online OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum 2020 Nov. 16-20 Online The Future of Diplomacy: G20 in a Covid Era Nov. 17 Online Online Course on Winning Bids for City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation: Principles and Their Application Nov. 17 Online The State of Humanitarian Professions 2020 Nov. 17 Online KDIS-3ie-ADB-ADBI Conference on Impact Evaluation - Challenges and Promise for Human Capital Development in Asia Nov. 17 Online Virtual Workshop on Reforming Asian Utilities: Institutional Reforms for Boosting Private Investments Nov. 18-19 Online ALNAP 33rd Annual Meeting Nov. 18-19 Online 7th Global Summit on Climate Change Nov. 18-19 Lisbon, Portugal 8th IMF Statistical Forum: Measuring the Economics of a Pandemic Nov. 18-19 Washington Global Health Council Summit 2020 Nov. 19-20 Online Sub Regional Technical Dialogue for Central American countries, Mexico, Panama and the Dominican Republic: Prison management in Latin America in the Context of the COVID-19 Health Crisis Nov. 20 Online Mountains 2020 Nov. 23-27 Praia, Cape Verde Event postponed to March 2021. Technical Meeting on the Future of Work in Aquaculture in the Context of the Rural Economy Nov. 23-27 Geneva SEA of Solutions 2020 Nov. 24-26 Online; Bangkok Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum Nov. 24-26 Online 32nd Session of the Intergovernmental Council for the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) Nov. 25-26 Paris Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development, Fourth Session Nov. 25-27 Geneva 3rd Global Conference of the SFS Programme Nov. 25-27, Nov. 30, Dec. 1, Dec. 3 Online Virtual Regional Conference on ASEAN Plus Three Economies in Post-COVID-19 New Normal Nov. 26-27 Online Technology Innovation Challenge for Healthy Oceans Nov. 27 Online INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES World Tourism Day Sept. 27 International Day for Universal Access to Information Sept. 28 International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Sept. 29 World Habitat Day Oct. 5 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction Oct. 13 International Day of Rural Women Oct. 15 World Food Day Oct. 16 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Oct. 17 World Statistics Day Oct. 20 World Development Information Day Oct. 24 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict Nov. 6 World Science Day for Peace and Development Nov. 10 Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 14 International Day for Tolerance Nov. 16 World Philosophy Day Nov. 19 World Toilet Day Nov. 19 Universal Children’s Day Nov. 20 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Nov. 25 International Volunteer Day Dec. 5 Human Rights Day Dec. 10 International Mountain Day Dec. 11 International Universal Health Coverage Day Dec. 12 International Migrants Day Dec. 18