Events preview: This week in development cooperation

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde. The two Washington, D.C.-based financial institutions will hold their annual spring meetings from April 17 to 19. 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 April 13:

Africa Carbon Forum
April 13-15
Marrakech, Morocco

Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges
April 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Financing the Future — Report Launch
April 13
New York, United States

Setting the Agenda for a Sustainable Future — The Road to the U.N. Summit on the Post-2015 Agenda
April 14
Brussels, Belgium

The Role of Parliaments in Ensuring Communities Enjoy the Development Dividend from Extractive Industries
April 14
Washington, D.C., United States

Measuring the Learning Progress of All Children: Implications of a Citizen-led Assessment
April 14
London, United Kingdom

Beating Famine — Southern Africa Conference
April 14-17
Lilongwe, Malawi

Legal Origins and HIV
April 15
Washington, D.C, United States

Learning Network on Capacity Development Webinar: Reframing Capacity Development for the Digital Age
April 15
Online

Big Data for a More Resilient Future
April 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Managing the Carbon Bubble: How to Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
April 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Ask Arvind: India’s Economic Priorities and Global Cooperation
April 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship
April 15-17
Oxford, United Kingdom

IMF/CFD conference: Financing for Development
April 15-17
Geneva, Switzerland

Improving Livelihoods and Creating Wealth through Sustainable Fisheries
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Public Event Who Will Lead the African Development Bank?
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Action Learning Talk: How to Contribute to SDGs at a Company Level?
April 16
Antwerp, Belgium

Scaling Up Finance for Climate Action: A Public-Private Dialogue
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Natural Resources, Governance and Development: The Case of Forests
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Trust, Voice and Incentives: Learning from Local Successes in Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Water Security for All in a World of Scarcity
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Resilience Dialogue
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

The Duality of Falling Oil Prices: Boon or Bust?
April 16
Online

Watch Live and Have Your Say: 2015 Spring Meetings
April 16-19
Washington, D.C., United States

Natural disasters and One Health: Are we prepared?
April 16-17
Brussels, Belgium

World Bank-IMF 2015 Spring Meetings
April 17-19
Washington, D.C., United States

From Ebola to More Resilient Health Systems
April 17
Online

Addressing Growing Inequality Through Inclusive Growth: A Conversation with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría
April 17
Washington, D.C., United States

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