Events preview: This week in development cooperation

The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. Climate change and disaster management top this week’s development agenda. Photo by: IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation / 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 Feb. 9:

Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS): Launch of the second edition handbook
Feb. 9
London, United Kingdom and online

Devolving and Democratizing Public Finance in Kenya: Successes and Challenges
Feb. 9
Washington, D.C., United States

G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
Feb. 9-10
Istanbul, Turkey

Climate Change and Poverty Conference
Feb. 9-10
Washington, D.C., United States

UNGA High-Level Thematic Debate on Means of Implementation for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda
Feb. 9-10
New York, United States

Les Assises du Vivant 2015: Biodiversity and Climate Change in Interaction
Feb. 9-10
Paris, France

Investing in African Mining Indaba
Feb. 9-12
Cape Town, South Africa

Third Joint Session of the Panel on Tropical Cyclones and the Typhoon Committee (42nd Session of PTC and 47th Session of TC)
Feb. 9-13
Bangkok, Thailand

Informa Life Sciences Registration of Agrochemicals
Feb. 10
Berlin, Germany

The Changing Face of Aid
Feb. 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Third SATNET Policy Dialogue on 'The role of technology transfer in agriculture for sustainable development outcomes'
Feb. 10-11
Bogor, Indonesia

International Disaster Conference and Expo
Feb. 10-12
New Orleans, United States

Joint GCOS/IPCC/UNFCCC Workshop on Preparedness and Adaptation in a Changing Climate
Feb. 10-12
Bonn, Germany

International Conference on Natural Resource Management For Food Security and Rural Livelihoods
Feb. 10-13
New Delhi, India

Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate: Lessons Learned about Lessons Learned
Feb. 10-13
Antalya, Turkey

Resilient Cities Asia 2015
Feb. 11-13
Bangkok (Krung Thep), Thailand

Symposium on Sustainable Development Goals and Disaster Risk Reduction
Feb. 12
Kobe, Japan

European Council Meeting / EU Summit
Feb. 12
Brussels, Belgium

American Leadership and Global Development: A Farewell Conversation with USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah
Feb. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Webinar on Increasing Awareness of Soil Biodiversity and Carbon
Feb. 12
Online

Second Global Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples Forum
Feb. 12-13
Rome, Italy

Eleventh Session of the Governing Council of the Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA)
Feb. 12-13
Bogor, Indonesia

Competing for Relationships: Markets and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone
Feb. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Land tenure and disasters: Response, rebuilding, resilience
Feb. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

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