Events preview: This week in development cooperation

    The skyline of New York City, where many development events are happening this week. Photo by: Christian Bobadilla / 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 Sept. 21:

    Social Good Summit
    Sept. 21-22
    New York City, United States

    2014 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting
    Sept. 21- 24
    New York City, United States

    Special Session of the General Assembly on the follow-up to the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development beyond 2014
    Sept. 22
    New York City, United States

    The World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
    Sept. 22-23
    New York City, United States

    Business as unusual: Exploring the potential of local health businesses to reduce maternal mortality
    Sept. 22
    New York City, United States

    Pastoralism and conflict — Perspectives from East Africa
    Sept. 22
    Brussels, Belgium

    Deconstructing sexual violence hierarchies: Rape, silence and denial in ‘perpetrator’ populations
    Sept. 22
    London, United Kingdom

    Controlling ebola and emerging threats via global health diplomacy
    Sept. 22
    London, United Kingdom

    Ebola today: What are we learning from the West African outbreak?
    Sept. 22
    London, United Kingdom

    Seminar on Post-2015 Development Agenda, Climate Change, and Island Partnership
    Sept. 22
    New York City, United States

    Climate Week
    Sept. 22-28
    New York City, United States

    United Nations Climate Summit
    Sept. 23
    New York City, United States

    United Nations Private Sector Forum
    Sept. 23
    New York City, United States

    Webinar: Portfolio management in agricultural lending
    Sept. 23
    Online

    A “Wicked Problem”: Controlling Global Climate Change
    Sept. 23
    Washington, D.C., United States and online

    Why the status quo is not an option in Gaza
    Sept. 24
    Brussels, Belgium

    General debate of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly
    Sept. 24-30
    New York City, United States

    Business Call to Action Fifth Annual Forum
    Sept. 24
    New York City, United States

    Engaging the private sector in the post-2015 era — Presentation of a synthesis report from global consultations
    Sept. 24
    New York City, United States

    The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy Processes in Africa
    Sept. 24
    London, United Kingdom

    Global Health Justice: Harnessing Academia to Policy and Politics
    Sept. 24
    London, United Kingdom

    CGIAR Development Dialogues
    Sept. 25
    New York, United States

    Research Ethics and the Universal Right to Access of Developed Products in Public Health
    Sept. 25
    London, United Kingdom

    Chinese humanitarianism in historical perspective
    Sept. 26
    London, United Kingdom

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