Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A migrant worker tells her story to a member of International Organization for Migration. Dec. 18 is International Migrants Day. Photo by: IOM

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 Dec. 15:

Japan Social Development Fund dialogue series: “Safe migration for Bangladeshi workers”
Dec. 15
Tokyo, Japan

The future of multilateral finance
Dec. 16
London, United Kingdom

Graphic communication: The design of HIV/AIDS health promotion ephemera
Dec. 16
London, United Kingdom

Academics-NGOs open mic night: “Designing development projects”
Dec. 16
London, United Kingdom

Le rôle de la Suisse et la gouvernance mondiale
Dec. 17
Geneva, Switzerland

Picking up the winning lottery ticket: How to use migration for poverty alleviation
Dec. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

What went wrong in the Central African Republic? Rethinking international engagement
Dec. 18
Geneva, Switzerland

Food insecurity and child health in Maasai pastoralists and farmers in Northern Tanzania: Results from the “Whole Village Project”
Dec. 18
London, United Kingdom

Fifth Greater Mekong Subregion Summit
Dec. 19-20
Bangkok, Thailand

Second Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Youth Forum
Dec. 19-20
Bangkok, Thailand

International celebrations

International Migrants Day
Dec. 18

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