Events preview: This week in development cooperation

An aid worker with the United Nations’ refugee agency meets with Pashtun returnees in Pakistan in 2008. World Humanitarian Day is on Aug. 19. Photo by: R. Arnold / UNHCR

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 Aug. 18:

General Assembly Informal Consultations on WCIP
Aug. 18-19
New York, United States                    

NPCA meeting with CePAT to discuss the Body of Knowledge in Regulatory Science
Aug. 18-19
Pretoria, South Africa

International Workshop on Financing for Biodiversity
Aug. 19
Ittingen, Switzerland

Committee on Social Development, Third Session

Aug. 18-20
Bangkok, Thailand                    

USAID Rules & Regulations: Grants & Cooperative Agreements

Aug. 18-20
Washington D.C., United States                    

USAID Rules & Regulations: Grants & Cooperative Agreements

Aug. 18-20
Nairobi, Kenya

Regional Workshop: Sustainable Energy Project Development: Experience, Strategies and Implementation
Aug. 19
Rodney Bay, Sta. Lucia

Aid in danger: Violence against aid workers and the future of humanitarianism

Aug. 19
London, United Kingdom

PPP National Workshop in Bhutan
Aug. 19-20
Thimphu, Bhutan

National Stakeholders Consultations on the development of SE4ALL Action Agenda and Investment Prospectus
Aug. 19-21
Banjul, Gambia        

Assessing Community Capacity and Vulnerability to Strengthen Resilience: Lessons from Myanmar's Dry Zone
Aug. 20
Online

VI Latin American and the Caribbean Energy Efficiency Seminar
Aug. 20-21
Managua, Nicaragua

Increasing Feed the Future Impacts through Targeted Gender Integration
Aug. 20
Online

Asia-Pacific Youth Training on Media and Civic Participation

Aug. 21
Jakarta, Indonesia

USAID Proposal Development: From RFA/RFP to Proposal
Aug. 21-22
Nairobi, Kenya                    

Procurement Planning & Execution: USAID Grants & Cooperative Agreements

Aug. 21-22
Nairobi, Kenya                    

Sixth Virtual Meeting of the Working Group on Capacity Building and Cooperation on the Principle 10 Declaration in LAC
Aug. 22
Online

IDRC Davos 2014: 5th International disaster and risk conference
Aug. 24-28
Davos, Switzerland

International celebrations

World Humanitarian Day
Aug. 19

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