Participants at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. Photo by: International AIDS Society

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 July 20:

20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)
July 20-25
Melbourne, Australia

Girl Summit 2014
July 22
Washington D.C., United States

Seminar by Uwe Vollmer: Central Bank Standing Facilities and OTC-Interbank Lending
July 22
Tokyo, Japan

Tackling Soil Health Problems in Africa South of the Sahara
July 22
Washington D.C., United States

Parliamentarian Awareness-Building Workshop on Environmental and Land Use Planning Issues
July 22-23

Second Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly
July 22-24
Rome, Italy

Clean Energy Week's Policy and Finance Conference
July 22-25
Sydney, Australia

The USAID Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy: Coordinating Nutrition-Sensitive Agricultural Interventions
July 23

World Humanitarian Summit North and Southeast Asia
July 23-24
Tokyo, Japan

Seminar by Ayako Kondo: What Prevents Inter-industry Labor Reallocation?
July 24
Tokyo, Japan

6th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) 2014
July 23-24
Yokohama, Japan

Who, What, When, Where: Mapping for Urban Humanitarian Response
July 24

Crafting USAID’s Livestock Research Agenda: Animal Science Priorities Under Feed the Future
July 24
Kansas, United States

II International Forum on Public Employment
July 24-25
Madrid, Spain

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