Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Devex will hold its partnerships and career forum in Manila from June 10-11.

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 June 8:

Advancing Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa
June 8
Bonn, Germany                 

Reducing Error, Fraud and Corruption in Social Protection Programs
June 8-12
Opatija, Croatia

20th World Congress of Soil Science
June 8-13
Jeju, South Korea

World of Work Summit 
June 9
Geneva, Switzerland

Localizing development: does participation work?
June 9
London, United Kingdom

A Strategic Approach to Global Tuberculosis
June 9
Washington D.C., United States

Global Trade: A Trade System for the 21st Century
June 9-10
London, United Kingdom

Bread Rising: Working Together to End Hunger by 2030
June 9-10
Washington, D.C., United States

UNICEF and IDS Conference: Rethinking Urbanization and Equity in Asia: Harnessing the Potential of Urban Living for All Children
June 9-10
Brighton, United Kingdom

Kenya: Training for journalists on the Use of Internet to report on agriculture, health and women empowerment
June 9-10
Siaya County, Kenya

High-Level Event of the General Assembly: Contributions of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
June 9-10
New York, United States

Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture — Consultative meeting
June 9-11
Hanoi, Vietnam

2014 STD Prevention Conference
June 9-12
Georgia, United States

The 2nd Training Course on Competition Law and Policy for Asian Countries
June 9-13
Tokyo, Japan

Pacific Regional Meeting on Gender, Climate Change and Sustainable Development
June 9-13
Nadi, Fiji

United Nations Summer Academy 2014
June 9-13
New York, United States

World Summit on the Information Society: WSIS+10 High-Level Event
June 9-13
Geneva, Switzerland

Dialogue with security sector institutions
June 10
Terhathum, Nepal

Paris Policy Forum — Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia: From concept to implementation
June 10
Paris, France

InterAction's Forum 2014
June 10
Washington D.C., United States

Subcommittee Hearing: Examining U.S. Reconstruction Efforts in Afghanistan
June 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Devex Partnerships & Career Forum
June 10-11
Manila, Philippines

Media Sensitization Workshop
June 10-11
Lilongwe, Malawi

Training on raising capacity to produce radio programs for Mangelete FM correspondents
June 10-11
Mtito Andei, Kenya

ICESDF Regional Outreach Meeting — Asia-Pacific
June 10-11
Jakarta, Indonesia

Legal Leaks training for journalists: Access to information and accountability
June 10-11
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Asia-Pacific Outreach Meeting on Sustainable Development Financing
June 10-11
Jakarta, Indonesia

Building Talent for Africa's Transformation
June 10-12
Dakar, Senegal

30th annual Interaction Forum 2014
June 10-13
Washington D.C., USA

Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict
June 10-13
London, United Kingdom

5th International Conference Postharvest Unlimited
June 10-15
Lemesos, Cyprus

Subcommittee Hearing: Assessing Energy Priorities in the Middle East and North Africa
June 11
Washington, D.C., United States

Sixth session of the SPECA Project Working Group on Knowledge-based Development
June 11
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Food, Families and Health: Critical Perspectives
June 11
Dublin, Ireland

International Committee of the Red Cross Visa d’Or Humanitaire Award for Photography
June 11
Paris, France

The role of plant genetic resources for food security and sustainable agriculture
June 11
Berlin, Germany

2013 Global Food Policy Report and Discussion
June 11
Berlin, Germany

Fifty Years of Global Health
June 11
Washington, D.C., United States

European External Action: Promoting Human Rights Through Development Cooperation
June 12

Sustainable Energy for Food
June 12
Bonn, Germany

Delivering services in Malawi: What prospects after the elections?
June 12
London, United Kingdom

Dialogue with security sector institutions
June 12
Udaypur, Nepal

Kenya: Training on management of daily contacts, mobile friendly content production and use of related broadcasting software
June 12-14
Siaya County, Kenya

What To Learn NOW For The Future We Want
June 13
Dublin, Ireland

Rethinking the Aid Paradigm: Japan’s Engagement in Africa
June 13
Washington, D.C., United States

International celebrations

World Day Against Child Labor
June 12

World Blood Donor Day
June 14

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