Events preview: This week in development cooperation

This year’s meeting of the World Economic Forum will be held from Jan. 21-24 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Photo by: Remy Steinegger / WEC / CC BY-NC-SA

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 Jan. 19:

What is the future of official statistics in the Big Data era?
Jan. 19
London, United Kingdom

Post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations
Jan. 19-21
New York, United States

World Future Energy Summit
Jan. 19-22
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

15th regular session of the Commission on Genetic Resources
Jan. 19-23
Rome, Italy

Putting people first: Lessons on accountability to affected populations from Typhoon Haiyan
Jan. 20
London, United Kingdom

2015 Dialogue Forums: Climate, poverty, catastrophes — save the world!
Jan. 20
Munich, Germany

New modes of production at the global level: Opportunities and challenges for the world of work
Jan. 20
Paris, France

Growing together: Using experience from Burkina Faso to define intersectoral integration
Jan. 20
Online

Center for Global Development’s annual State of the Union Bingo!
Jan. 20
Washington, D.C., United States

Security sector stabilization
Jan. 21
London, United Kingdom

Civil society workgroup planning meeting
Jan. 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Asia-Pacific Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Transport Infrastructure Development
Jan. 21-22
Bangkok, Thailand

First Annual Food Tank Summit
Jan. 21-22
Washington, D.C., United States

World Economic Forum annual meeting 2015
Jan. 21-24
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Education Policy Outlook International Conference
Jan. 22-23
London, United Kingdom

High-Level global symposium: Promoting better lifetime planning through financial education
Jan. 22-23
Tokyo, Japan

24th Africa Union Summit
Jan. 23-31
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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