Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A classroom in Timor-Leste. The Global Partnership for Education will have its replenishment conference from June 25-26 in Brussels. Photo by: Tara E. O’Connell / GPE / 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 June 23:

World Humanitarian Summit: North and Southeast Asia regional consultations
June 23-24
Tokyo, Japan

Costs and Financing of Routine Immunization Programs and New Vaccine Introduction
June 23
Washington D.C., United States

Harnessing Africa’s Growth for Faster Poverty Reduction
June 23-24
Paris, France

PMD Pro 1 — The Essentials of Project Management
June 23-25
Washington D.C., United States

ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment
June 23-25
New York, United States

Second High-Level Meeting on Country-led Knowledge Hubs
June 23-26
Seoul, Korea

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
June 23-26
Hamburg, Germany

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2014
June 23-27
Brussels and across Europe

World Forest Week
June 23-27
Rome, Italy

First United Nations Environment Assembly
June 23-27
Nairobi, Kenya

Addressing Drought and Water Scarcity: Solutions for Safeguarding the Global Food System in the 21st Century
June 24
Washington D.C., United States

Growth, Inequality and Social Welfare: Cross-Country Evidence
June 24
Online

Towards a Food-Secure Haiti: Sustaining agriculture development in the Feed the Future Initiative
June 24
Washington D.C., United States

Zambia International Mining & Energy Conference and Exhibit
June 24-25
Lusaka, Zambia

Workshop: Advancing Open Contracting in Moldova
June 24-25
Chisinau, Moldova

Sub-regional Advocacy Workshop on MDGs for South-East Asia
June 24-26
Vientiane, Laos

EHMA Annual Conference 2014
June 24 - 26
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Global Partnership for Education's replenishment conference
June 25-26
Brussels, Belgium

57th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas
June 25
Bolivar, Colombia

Subcommittee Hearing: Children Migrating from Central America: Creating a Humanitarian Crisis
June 25
Washington, D.C., United State

Performance Monitoring, What Works and What Doesn't: A Webinar Among Development Partners
June 25
Washington D.C., United States

SADC Ministers of Public Information Dialogue
June 25
Kinshasa, DRC

Job creation incentives: How to better integrate policies to create sustainable jobs
June 25
Brussels, Belgium

Youth & Volunteerism in the Peace Corps
June 25
Washington D.C., United States

Capturing Local Innovation for Change: Tapping into the Wisdom of Positive Deviants to Improve Nutrition
June 25
Online

Acting on the Call
June 25
Washington D.C., United States

Ninth meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management
June 25-26
Geneva, Switzerland

ADB and GIZ Joint Green Freight and Logistics Training Workshop
June 25-26
Singapore, Singapore

Third Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus
June 25-27
Vietnam, Vietnam

WTO/ESCAP Regional Workshop on Trade in Services for Asian Economies
June 25-27
Beijing, China

Media's Role in Strengthening Accountability
June 26
Online

Greening India's Growth: Costs, Valuations, and Tradeoffs
June 26
Washington D.C., United States

People-focused security and justice provision: connecting the local to the national
June 26
London, United Kingdom

The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid Turns 10: What have We Learned?
June 26
Washington D.C., United States

EU resilience building workshop
June 26-27
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct
June 26-27
Paris, France

PMD Pro 2 — The Effective Project Manager
26-27
Washington D.C., United States

A decade of collaborative capacity building in emergencies: what have we learnt?
June 27
London, United Kingdom

The Eurasia Region: Forgotten Landscapes and a New Conservation Frontier
June 27
Washington D.C., United States

International celebrations:

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
June 26

International day for Victims of Torture
June 26

United Nations Public Service Day
June 23

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