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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