Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Internally displaced persons at the Zam Zam camp in North Darfur holds an event to promote human rights and zero tolerance on gender violence. This week, we celebrate the International Human Rights Day on Dec.10. Photo by: Albert González Farran / UNAMID / 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 Nov. 24:

mHealth Summit
Dec. 7-11  
Washington D.C., United States

South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Forum    
Dec. 8  
Lima, Peru  

Why Forests? Why Now? Events at the 20th UNFCCC Conference of Parties
Dec. 8  
Washington D.C., United States            

The Governance, Corruption & Rule of Law and Private Sector Development Workgroups Present: The Mystery of Growth: Do Property Rights Programs Improve Economic Opportunity – What Have We Learned?    
Dec. 8  
Washington D.C., United States            

Africa in Global Economic Governance: Nigerian and South African Perspectives
Dec. 8-9
London, United Kingdom            

World Policy Conference
Dec. 8-10  
Seoul, Korea    

Social Safety Nets Core Course 2014    
Dec. 8-19  
Washington D.C., United States            

Launch of the Global Nutrition Report 2014
Dec. 9  
Washington D.C., United States  

Making waves: Media’s potential for girls in the Global South
Dec. 9  
London, United Kingdom            

Winners and Losers of Globalization: Political Implications of Inequality    
Dec. 9  
Washington D.C., United States            

Understanding USAID's Development Innovation Accelerator  A Discussion with Bruce McFarland    
Dec. 9  
Washington D.C., United States            

Caring for Climate Business Forum: Innovation. Ambition. Collaboration
Dec. 8-9
Lima, Peru  

Regional Aquaculture Conference 2014    
Dec. 9 - 11  
Puglia, Italy  

Substantive Informal Session for Third Financing for Development Conference    
Dec.  9 - 12  
New York, United States  

Webinar: "Adaptive Management" in Aid Programs  
Dec. 10  
Online            

Food Tank Webinar Series: Youth in Agriculture with Courtney Paisley
Dec. 10  
Online  

Farm Journal Forum 2014: Globally Positioned Agriculture          
Dec. 11  
Washington D.C., United States            

WHO: Building resilient health systems in Ebola-affected countries  
Dec. 10-11
Geneva, Switzerland            

Skills Development in Asia and Pacific  Planting Seeds One Step AheadDec. 10-11  
Manila, Philippines                    

Sustainable Energy for All in Gambia  Validation Workshop for the National Action Agenda and Investment ProspectusDec. 10-11  
Banjul, the Gambia            

Conference: Learning Development Lessons en route to High Income
Dec. 10  
Istanbul, Turkey            

Live Q&A: how can Africa's natural resources benefit all citizens?
Dec. 11  
Online  

Disaster Risk Management Public Seminar Series No.4 “Multilateral Cooperation for Disaster Resilience in Latin  America and the Caribbean”
Dec. 11  
Tokyo, Japan            

OECD Technology Foresight Forum 2014  The Internet of Things
Dec. 11  
Paris, France  

ILO/EC International Conference 'Competitiveness and Jobs in Europe'
Dec. 12  
Brussels, Belgium            

International events:

International Anti-Corruption Day
Dec. 9

Human Rights Day
Dec. 10

International Mountain Day 2014    
Dec. 11  
Worldwide  

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