Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of Vatican during the inauguration mass of Pope Francis. A landmark conference on climate change will be held in the city-state on April 28. Photo by: Catholic Church England and Wales / 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 April 27:

Going Global: Expanding Your Business Overseas
April 27
Evanston, Illinois, United States

Teaching and Learning for Improved Forest Governance
April 27
Monrovia, Liberia

Public Private Partnerships in Health and Education
April 27
London, United Kingdom

Workshop on Automatic Exchange of Information
April 27-29
Manila, Philippines

Inclusive Growth in Asia: Housing Policy, Financial Inclusion and Infrastructure Investments
April 27
Tokyo, Japan

Addressing South Sudan’s Crisis
April 27
Geneva, Switzerland

Missing Girls in the South Caucasus: Exploring Policy Options
April 27
Washington, D.C., United States

Doing Development Differently: Philippines Workshop
April 27-28
Manila, Philippines

Designing the Development Agency of the Future
April 27-28
London, United Kingdom

Evolution of Trade and Environment Discussions Over the Past 20 Years
April 28
Geneva, Switzerland

ICT in Transport for Greener Growth and Smarter Development
April 28
Washington, D.C., United States

Kenya as a Services Hub: The Role of Services in Economic Transformation
April 28
Nairobi, Kenya

Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Humanity 
April 28
Vatican City, Vatican

Asia Pacific Road Safety 2015
April 28-30
Manila, Philippines

2015 IO-MBA Annual High-Level Forum: Women in Leadership
April 29
Geneva, Switzerland

#FutureINGO Twitter Chat - Ahead of the Curve, INGOs of the Future

April 29
Online

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates
April 29
Washington, D.C., United States

How did the Brazilian Unified Registry for Social Programs Become the Main Tool for Implementing Targeted Policies to Combat Poverty?
April 29
Online

Asia-Pacific High-Level Conference on Financing for Development
April 29-30
Jakarta, Indonesia

ICT Humanitarian Innovation Forum
April 29-30
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Europe's Migrant Crisis: What Can Be Done?
April 30
London, United Kingdom

The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth: Evidence From 6,700 Cyclones
April 30
Washington, D.C., United States

Harnessing Private Enterprise for Climate-compatible Development
April 30
London, United Kingdom

Cognitive, Noncognitive and Technical Skills of Poor Rural Farmers: Measurement Challenges and Implications
April 30
Washington, D.C., United States

Doing Ethics in an Imperfect World: Instruments and Dilemmas in the United Nations System
April 30
Geneva, Switzerland

EXPO Milano 2015: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life
May 1-Oct. 31
Milan, Italy

Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting
May 2-5
Baku, Azerbaijan

International celebrations

International Workers’ Day
May 1

World Press Freedom Day
May 3

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