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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 Oct. 27:

LIDC Autumn Networking Event and International Development Lecture 2014
Oct. 27
London, United Kingdom

Governance and economic performance in the context of Pakistan's experience
Oct. 27
Tokyo, Japan

Launch of “Synchronized factories: Latin America and the Caribbean in the era of global value chains” 
Oct. 27
Washington, D.C., United States

Leave no-one behind: Tackling inequalities through social justice post-2015
Oct. 27
London, United Kingdom

How poverty-focused is Swedish aid?
Oct. 27
London, United Kingdom

Africa Land Grabs Conference
Oct. 27-30
Johannesburg, South Africa

Singapore International Energy Week
Oct. 27-31
Singapore, Singapore

Can corruption reduce conflict? Lessons from Indonesia
Oct. 28
London, United Kingdom

Macroeconomic developments in the world's poorest countries
Oct. 28
London, United Kingdom

Innovations to end violence against women: The unique approach of the UN Trust Fund
Oct. 28
Washington, D.C., United States

Why your project is doomed to fail unless it is based on a meaningful political analysis: A discussion about applying political economy analysis to improve development outcomes
Oct. 28
Washington, D.C., United States

Voice and agency: Empowering women and girls for shared prosperity
Oct. 28
San Francisco, United States

Green bonds ― New instruments to support climate-friendly projects
Oct. 28
Tokyo, Japan

How business can tackle deforestation
Oct. 28-29
London, United Kingdom

Mainstreaming environment and climate change in development operations
Oct. 28-30
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Leveling the field: Improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa
Oct. 29
Washington, D.C., United States

Uplifting leadership: A conversation with Andy Hargreaves
Oct. 29
Washington, D.C., United States

First SE4ALL Investor Forum
Oct. 29-30
Dhaka, Bangladesh

International Investment Forum — Georgia: Regional hub and Asia's gateway to Europe
Oct. 29-30
Tbilisi, Georgia

Fifth African Rift Geothermal (ARGeo) Conference
Oct. 29-30
Arusha, Tanzania

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit 2014: Delivering meaningful impact
Oct. 29-30
Toronto, Canada

Together for Nutrition 2014: Working across sectors to improve nutrition in India
Oct. 29-30
New Delhi, India

Technology, trade costs, and the pattern of trade with multistage production
Oct. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

Education innovations in Pakistan: A look at DFID programs
Oct. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

Sorting through shared value
Oct. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

Education and Ethno-politics: The role of Identity in the Iraqi school system
Oct. 30
London, United Kingdom

Asia Pacific Regional Innovation Summit
Oct. 30-31, 2014
Bangkok, Thailand

Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability Institute Conference
Oct. 30-31
Basel, Switzerland

South Asia Economic Focus (SAEF): The export opportunity
Oct. 31
Tokyo, Japan

What happens when a woman wins a close election? Evidence from Brazil
Oct. 31
Washington, D.C., United States

Millennials rising: What’s next for sustainability?
Oct. 31
New York City, United States

African Economic Conference 2014: Knowledge and innovation for Africa’s transformation
Nov. 1-3
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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