Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 04 May 2015
Downing Street is the location of the residence of the British prime minister. The United Kingdom will hold its general elections on May 7. Photo by:
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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 May 4:
Launch of European Report on Development 2015 May 4 Brussels, Belgium UNNExT Workshop on Trade Facilitation and Paperless Systems for Agrifood Products May 4 Almaty, Kazakhstan International Conference on Soil May 4 Tirana, Albania 2015 Global Flood Partnership Conference May 4-6 Boulder, Colorado, United States Annual Energy Sector Mission in Cooperation With the PSLO Network May 4-7 Washington, D.C., United States Restorative Justice: The Promise, The Challenge Training Course May 4-12 Washington, D.C., United States The Summer Peace Building Institute: Helping Your Organizations Change Our World May 4 Washington, D.C., United States 9th German-African Energy Forum – European Power for Africa May 4-5 Hamburg, Germany CReCER 2015: Preserving Economic Gains and Investing in the Future May 4-8 Quito, Ecuador The 12th Overview Course of Financial Sector Issues: Building Financial Sectors that Support Development May 4-8 Washington, D.C., United States DIME Seminar Series: Nation Building Through Compulsory Schooling During the Age of Mass Migration May 5 Washington, D.C., United States Health and Species Protection: Converging or diverging objectives? May 5 Brussels, Belgium Live Chat: Financial Diaries of Smallholders May 5 Online The Quality of Life Conference May 5-6 New York City, United States Seminar on Poverty Measurement May 5-6 Geneva, Switzerland ESCWA Second Session of the Arab High-Level Forum on Sustainable Development May 5-7 Manama, Bahrain Round Table Meetings for the NEPAD Gender Climate Change Agriculture Support Program May 5-7 Yaoundé, Cameroon Ebola One Year Later: What Have We Learned for the Way Forward? May 6 Washington, D.C., United States How can Companies Uphold Freedom of Association and the Effective Recognition of the Right to Collective Bargaining? — From Principle to Action May 6 Online Poverty and Applied Microeconomics Seminar May 6 Washington, D.C., United States Investor Sophistication and Capital Income Inequality May 6 Washington, D.C., United States European Business Summit 2015 May 6-7 Brussels, Belgium European Civil Protection Forum May 6-7 Brussels, Belgium Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labor Flows Between Asia and Arab States, Asia Tripartite Meeting May 6-7 Bali, Indonesia World Economic Forum on Latin America 2015 May 6-8 Riviera Maya, Mexico MSF Scientific Day: Innovative Approaches & Technology in Humanitarian Action May 7 London, United Kingdom Public-Private Partnerships: Joining Core Business Interests With Global Development May 7 Washington, D.C., United States Popular Representations of Development: Creating Global Alliances or Reproducing Inequalities? May 7 London, United Kingdom Lessons Learned From the Response to Mali’s Interconnected Crises May 7 Geneva, Switzerland Transportation for Sustainability – An International Conference May 7-8 Washington, D.C., United States 2015 Danube Water Conference: Water Services — The State of the Sector May 7-8 Vienna, Austria Digital Youth Summit 2015 May 7-9 Peshawar, Pakistan International Conference: Towards a Research Agenda for Global Food and Nutrition Security May 8 Milan, Italy International celebrations: World Press Freedom Day May 3 Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Read more international development news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive the latest from the world’s leading donors and decision-makers — emailed to you FREE every business day.