Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A cameraman films the G-20 logo. The G-20 Leaders’ Summit will be held on Nov. 15-16 in Brisbane, Australia. Photo by: G-20 Taskforce, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

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 Nov. 10:

10th Annual Meeting of African Science Academies
Nov. 10-12
Kampala, Uganda

Small and medium enterprise productivity in Asia: Getting the policies right
Nov. 10-11
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Knowledge sharing: Workshop for South Asian regional renewable energy associations
Nov. 10-11
Kathmandu, Nepal

World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development
Nov. 10-12
Okayama, Japan

Renewables Academy 2014
Nov. 10-12
Bonn, Germany

India Clean Cookstoves Forum 2014
Nov. 10-12
New Delhi, India

Accountancy Development for Results Global Conference 2014
Nov. 10
Rome, Italy

Responding to sexual violence in conflict: Can we do better?
Nov. 10
Geneva, Switzerland

The UN, Business and Human Rights: Trends and Developments
Nov. 10
Geneva, Switzerland

LGBT inclusion and economic development in emerging economies
Nov. 11
Washington, D.C., United States

International human rights: North Korea, China and the UN
Nov. 11
New York City, United States

PPPs and the project finance market
Nov. 11
Online

Presentation of the Doing Business 2015 Report
Nov. 11
Madrid, Spain

Assessing NGO capacity: An overview of tools and facilitation techniques
Nov. 11
Washington, D.C., United States

A world that counts: mobilizing the data revolution for sustainable development
Nov. 11
London, United Kingdom

Strong growth, resilient economy: A national conference
Nov. 11-12
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Anti-corruption Seminar
Nov. 11-13
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Reflections on Brazil: A dynamic actor on the global stage
Nov. 12
New York City, United States

The Ebola crisis: US leadership and international response
Nov. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

2nd Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference
Nov. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Innovation and new approaches for health promotion
Nov. 12
Geneva, Switzerland

A practical evaluation model for grass-roots organizations
Nov. 12
London, United Kingdom

The UNHCR, Afghan refugees and the enforcement of the National Order
Nov. 12
London, United Kingdom

What’s next for the trade hubs?
Nov. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Mother tongue-based multilingual education: Lessons learned from a decade of research and practice in the Asia-Pacific region
Nov. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

CTI PFAN Africa Climate Change Investor Forum
Nov. 12
Johannesburg, South Africa

The 2014 CAPE conference: Does money matter? The role of finance in achieving the sustainable development goals
Nov. 12-13
London, United Kingdom

Expert meeting on the impact of access to financial services, including by highlighting remittances on development: Economic empowerment of women and youth
Nov. 12-14
Geneva, Switzerland

Contracting and the division of the gains from trade
Nov. 13

Presentation of the INSPIRED Operating Model for inclusive and participatory policy dialogue and integrated democracy support
Nov. 13
Brussels, Belgium

Country ownership — how should It be measured and implemented?
Nov. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Seminar on connecting South Asia and Southeast Asia: Final report presentation
Nov. 13
Tokyo, Japan

Powering Africa
Nov. 13-14
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum 2014: Addressing the social implications of green growth
Nov. 13-14
Paris, France

Investing in Central America: Opening up opportunities for growth
Nov. 14
Washington, D.C., United States

KFH Information Day on Development and Cooperation
Nov. 14
Geneva, Switzerland

G-20 Leaders Summit 2014
Nov. 15-16
Brisbane, Australia

International celebrations

International Week of Science and Peace
Nov. 10

World Diabetes Day
Nov. 14

International Day for Tolerance
Nov. 16

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