Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Nurse Prapti Chishim helps a victim of acid attack in Bangladesh. The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is on Nov. 25. Photo by: Narayan Nath / FCO / DfID / CC BY

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. 24:

Women’s empowerment: Smart route to a brighter future for developing countries
Nov. 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Global Health Lecture Series: Ebola
Nov. 24
London, United Kingdom

Role of ICT's for persons with disabilities
Nov. 24-26
New Delhi, India

Good Project Implementation Forum
Nov. 24-26
Manila, Philippines

Business Opportunities Seminars (BOS) in India
Nov. 24-Dec. 2
New Delhi, India

Webinar: Designing loan products for agricultural clients — lessons from Cambodia
Nov. 25
Online

From the municipality up: Engaging local government in urban humanitarian response
Nov. 25
Online

Trade, women and youth: The United Nations post-2015 agenda
Nov. 25
Geneva, Switzerland

How to include and empower the vulnerable in disaster risk reduction
Nov. 25
London, United Kingdom

Free trade between China and the United States?
Nov. 25
New York, United States

Careers information fair for charities and NGOs
Nov. 26
London, United Kingdom

World Social Protection Report 2014-15: Building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice
Nov. 26
London, United Kingdom

The impact and financing of infrastructure investments in the Asia and Pacific region
Nov. 26-27
Tokyo, Japan

2nd Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance
Nov. 27
Geneva, Switzerland

How nations succeed: Working with the grain
Nov. 27
London, United Kingdom

Expert meeting on social inclusion programs and their impact on sustainable and inclusive development and growth
Nov. 27-28
Geneva, Switzerland

Global forum on environment: New perspectives on the water-energy-food-nexus
Nov. 27-28
Paris, France

Urgence climatique, urgences éthiques
Nov. 28
Geneva, Switzerland

Groundwater, poverty and development
Nov. 28
London, United Kingdom

Salon des Métiers de l'Humanitaire
Nov. 29-30
Geneva, Switzerland

Next Brussels Briefing: Global food systems, local impact: the role of agribusiness and development partnerships in advancing African agriculture
Nov. 25
Brussels, Belgium

CSR in Africa Awards 2014
Nov. 26
Brussels, Belgium

International celebrations

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Nov. 25

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Nov. 29

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