Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Laptops during the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings in 2012. The World Bank will host Open Data Day on Feb. 20-21 in Washington, D.C.. Photo by: Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank / 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.16:

Online Expert Group Meeting on Social Media for Development
Feb. 16
Incheon, South Korea

A Roadmap to Achieve Social Justice in Health Care in Egypt
Feb. 16
Cairo, Egypt

38th Session of IFAD’s Governing Council
Feb. 16-17
Rome, Italy

Regional Conference on Strategies and Tools for Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction into Development Planning and Financing
Feb. 16-18
Bangkok, Thailand

The EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides visits Senegal and Mali
Feb. 16-18
Senegal and Mali

Development Progress Photography Exhibition: Through the People’s Lens
Feb. 16-26
London, United Kingdom

Sustainable Energy for All and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Feb. 17
Brussels, Belgium

Growth and Inclusion: The Path to Shared Prosperity
Feb. 17
Online

Industry-led Value Chain Coalitions: Global Leaders Teaming to Ensure the Future Viability of Commodities and Companies, and Improving Community Livelihoods
Feb. 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Social Insurance and Conflict: Evidence from India
Feb. 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Love, Behavior and Incentives in the Time of HIV/AIDS
Feb. 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Africa Energy Indaba
Feb. 17-18
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Workshop on Harnessing Climate Change Financing for Sustainable Forest Management in Southeast Asia
Feb. 17-19
Bangkok, Thailand

Second Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda
Feb. 17-20
New York, United States

Data: The Next Revolution for Agriculture in ACP Countries?
Feb. 18
Brussels, Belgium

Webinar: Future-proofing Water Systems in Developing Countries
Feb. 18
Online

Yemen and Libya: The Middle East's Other Civil Wars
Feb. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2015
Feb. 18-20
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

CGD Europe Sandwich Seminar on Financial Incentives as Signals: Evidence from Ugandan Health Workers
Feb. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Feed the Future Branding 101
Feb. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Data2X and the Gender Data Revolution
Feb. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Opening Doors and Minds: Urban Migrant Inclusion in Policy and Practice
Feb. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Investing in Women to Achieve Food Security? A Study of Women’s Work and Food in Northern Mozambique
Feb. 19
London, United Kingdom

Harvesting Nutrition Celebration: A Showcase of Award-Winning Agriculture-Nutrition Projects
Feb. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Seminar on the Perspectives on Energy, Water and Agriculture
Feb. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Myanmar and the Asia-Pacific: The Role of Policy Research in the Country's Economic and Trade Reform
Feb. 19-21
Yangon, Myanmar

Members’ Day at the United Nations
Feb. 20
New York, United States

Land Tenure and Disasters: Response, Rebuilding, Resilience
Feb. 20
Washington, D.C., United States

Open Data Day
Feb. 20-21
Washington D.C., United States

Ebola Open Data Jam
Feb. 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Humanitarian Diplomacy Online Course
Feb. 22 - May 24
Online

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