Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 25 May 2015
African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka delivers remarks at the closing session of last year’s AfDB annual meetings in Kigali, Rwanda. The Ivory Coast-based financial institution will hold its annual meetings this week. Photo by:
Rwanda Government / 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 May 25:
Food Fortification: A Global Health Tool to Help End Hidden Hunger May 25 Geneva, Switzerland African Development Bank Group Annual Meetings May 25-29 Abidjan, Ivory Coast Workshop on Corruption Risks and Anti-Corruption Strategies in Climate Aid — Good Governance towards Integrity, Transparency and Accountability in Achieving Objectives of Climate Mitigation and Adaptation May 25-27 Manila, Philippines WSIS Forum 2015 — Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable Development May 25-29 Geneva, Switzerland The Role of Agriculture in Islands Economies May 25-28 Mahe, Seychelles International Conference on the Central African Republic: From Relief to Resilience May 26 Brussels, Belgium Training Informal Providers on Clinical Practice in West Bengal: An RCT May 26 London, United Kingdom Women in Diplomacy: The Leading Role of Women in Weather and Climate Contexts May 26 Geneva, Switzerland Scenarios for Sustainable Energy May 26 Geneva, Switzerland Who Cares? Tackling Barriers to Growth and Productivity in an Aging World May 26 Washington, D.C., United States Hearings of the General Assembly with NGOs, civil society organizations, major groups and the private sector in preparation for the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda May 26-27 New York, United States Religions Together for Humanitarian Action May 27 Geneva, Switzerland Researching Emergencies: High Tech Strategies in Low Tech Settings May 27 London, United Kingdom The Anatomy of Failure: An Ethnography of a Randomized Trial to Deepen Democracy in Rural India May 27 Washington, D.C., United States Peace and Security in the DRC May 27-29 Geneva, Switzerland Humanitarian Innovation in Practice May 28 Oslo, Norway South Africa: Lessons for African Democracy May 28 Geneva, Switzerland The Challenge of Remodelling the Food Chain for Public Health May 28 London, United Kingdom Small and Medium Enterprise Workshop May 28 Washington, D.C, United States Third International Open Data Conference May 28-29 Ottawa, Canada Trade and sustainable development: Civil Society Dialogue Forum of the EU-Central America Association Agreement May 29 Brussels, Belgium Workshop on Climate Change and Groundwater — Law and Policy Aspects May 29-30 London, United Kingdom International celebrations International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers May 29 World No Tobacco Day May 31 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.