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: U.K. Ministry of Defense / CC BY-NC

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

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