A gathering of women in India. The International Women’s Day is on March 8. Photo by: Gaganjit Singh / UN Women / 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 March 1:

Looking Beyond the Boom: The Future of Mining in Latin America
March 1
Toronto, Canada        

The World Bank and IMF Parliamentary Network announce upcoming field trip in Peru
March 1-5
Peru        

Annual Consultation Meeting for Financing Partnership Facilities
March 2-3
Manila, Philippines        

Shot@Life Champion Summit
March 2-4
Brussels, Belgium        

Asian Leadership: Sustainable Development and Climate Change
March 2-7
Tokyo, Japan

USAID and PEPFAR: Institutionalizing Local Ownership for Sustainability
March 3
Washington, D.C., United States

Revisiting Marshall: Private Sector Development in the Middle East
March 3
Washington, D.C., United States


Exploring Demand for Open Data and Open Government
March 3
Washington, D.C., United States

Experiences of working with Save the Children on Ebola
March 3
London, United Kingdom

Tree-Planting, Farmers, and Carbon: Grassroots Solutions for Forest and Landscape Restoration
March 3
Washington, D.C., United States

eCourse: Economics of Climate-Resilient Development
March 3-8
Online

Better Crops, Better Nutrition: The Power of Biofortification
March 3
Washington, D.C., United States

ADB Celebrates Gender Month
March 3
Manila, Philippines

SGS Special Session at the Global Food Safety Conference 2015
March 3-5
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia        

Hidden Hunger  2nd International Congress
March 3-6
Stuttgart, Germany

GLOW 2015 Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn: The Post-2015 Research Agenda
March 4
London, United Kingdom

Global demographic projections: Future trajectories and associated uncertainty
March 4
New York, United States

World Bank Group Seminar "Economic Impacts of Ebola and the World Bank Groups’ Response: Partnership with Japan"
March 4
Tokyo, Japan

International Women’s Day Forum 2015
March 4-5
New York, United States

Colloquium on Deepening Dialogue with Stakeholders in the Forest Sector in Kenya
March 4-6
Eldoret, Kenya

International Conference on Environmental and Geo-information and Communication
March 4-6
Bogota, Colombia

Building a Better Future — Lessons Learned from USAID’s Construction Survey
March 5
Washington, D.C., United States

Reversing Brain Drain: Evidence from Malaysia's Returning Expert Program
March 5
Washington, D.C., United States

Capturing the Commons: Land reform and economic empowerment in sugarcane production in Nkomazi District, South Africa
March 5
London, United Kingdom

The Age of Sustainable Development
March 6
New York, United States

UNGA High-Level Thematic Debate on Advancing Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
March 6
New York, United States                

International celebrations

World Wildlife Day
March 3

International Women’s Day
March 8

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