The Asian Development Bank helps herders in Mongolia combat and adapt to the consequences of climate change. Several events on climate change will take place this week. 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 11:
WSSCC-SCA Event: From Shame to Pride: Unlocking Potential for Women and Girls Everywhere through Menstrual Hygiene Management May 11 New York, United States UNESCAP ARTNeT/RIS Workshop on Trade Policy and Analysis May 11 Yangon, Myanmar Counting the Billions: Registration, recognition and the power of vital statistics May 11 London, United Kingdom High-level Meeting on Disability May 11-12 Riga, Latvia Impact Evaluation in Trade & Competitiveness May 11-14 Istanbul, Turkey Global Land Forum 2015 May 11-17 Dakar, Senegal SAVE FOOD Annual General Meeting May 12 Vevey, Switzerland Symposium: Gender violence, Poverty and Young People May 12 London, United Kingdom Scaling up Biofortification: Better Crops, Better Nutrition May 12 Online Dialogue on Climate Change and Jobs: Shaping the COP21 Agenda of Solutions May 12 Geneva, Switzerland Well-fare Economics of Groundwater Development May 12 Washington, D.C., United States mHealth at eHealth Week 2015 May 12 Riga, Latvia Workshop on Measurement of Basic Education Outcomes May 12-13 Washington, D.C., United States Energy Efficiency Global Forum 2015 May 12-13 Washington, D.C., United States Empowering Higher Education Institutions through Information Sharing and Improved Governance May 12-14 Beirut, Lebanon Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact May 12-14 Boston, Massachusetts, United States Second European Climate Change Adaptation Conference May 12-14 Copenhagen, Denmark Pacific Climate Change Roundtable (PCCR) 2015 May 12-14 Tuamasaga, Samoa 3ie-LIDC Seminar Series: The Effects of Training, Innovation and New Technology on African Smallholder Farmers’ Wealth and Food Security: A Systematic Review May 13 London, United Kingdom The Secret of Good Leadership in International Organizations May 13 Geneva, Switzerland Connected Farmer Alliance: Helping Poor Farmers with Commercially Sustainable m-Agri Services May 13 Online Rapid Institutional Change in the Western Plains of Nepal May 13 Washington, D.C., United States Launch of Pan-African Alliance and Platform on Climate Change May 13-15 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Using phylogenetics to trace disease transmission in HIV May 14 London, United Kingdom Macro, Trade, and Finance Seminar May 14 Washington, D.C., United States Urbanization, Internal Migration & NCDs in Thailand May 14 London, United Kingdom Debt Reduction for Life: Impact of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative on Child Mortality May 14 Washington, D.C., United States How tackling climate change will help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals May 14 London, United Kingdom 2015 Development Policy Financing Retrospective: Poland - Consultation Meeting on Early Findings May 14 Warsaw, Poland Can remittances help promote consumption stability? May 14 Washington, D.C., United States Working for All? New Ideas and Innovative Strategies to Enhance Economic and Social Benefits in Trade Agreements May 14 Washington, D.C., United States HLPE Report on Water for Food Security and Nutrition Launch May 15 Rome, Italy Girls' and women's rights: progress under threat in a fragile world? May 15 London, United Kingdom Praxis Discussion: Fishing for a Sustainable Future May 15 Washington, D.C., United States World Bank Group Seminar "CGIAR’s New Strategy: Harnessing New Opportunities for Greater Impact" May 15 Tokyo, Japan Third Drafting Session on Outcome Document of Third Conference on FfD May 15-19 New York, United States Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development May 16-18 Bangkok, Thailand Unmaking Peacemaking: Expert Politics and the Middle East May 16 Geneva, Switzerland Frontier 100 Forum May 31-June 2 Cape Town, South Africa International celebrations: International Day of Families May 15 World Information Society Day (formerly World Telecommunication Day)May 17 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day May 18 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.