Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 08 June 2015

A view of the general meeting of mayors of Europe, Latin America and Caribbean countries on cooperation programs and development challenges in preparation for the EU-CELAC Summit on June 10-11 in Brussels, Belgium. Photo by: Georges Boulougouris / European Union

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 June 8:

Resilient Cities 2015
June 8-10
Bonn, Germany

HC3 Innovation Webinar: Health Apps
June 9
Online

Green Summit 2015
June 9-10

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

11th Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange Forum
June 9-12
Batumi, Georgia

3ie-LIDC Seminar Series: Community-based Rehabilitation for People With Disabilities in Low- and Middle-income Countries
June 10
London, United Kingdom

Poverty and Applied Microeconomics Seminar
June 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Engaging the African Diaspora: Partnering for Long-term Trade, Investment and Skills for Workforce Development in Africa
June 10
Washington, D.C., United States

The Road to Nairobi: The WTO's Big Challenge
June 10
Geneva, Switzerland

EU-CELAC Summit
June 10-11
Brussels, Belgium

EU-Mexico summit
June 12
Brussels, Belgium

Conference on Smart Public Procurement: New Frontiers for Public Procurement
June 12
Prague, Czech Republic

Human Rights Council Side-Event: ‘Human Rights Policy Responses to the Growth of Private Actors in Education’
June 12
Geneva, Switzerland

Tracking Progress Toward Universal Health Coverage
June 12
New York, United States

Open Impact Day
June 12
Washington, D.C., United States

1st International Forum on Humanitarian Online Training
June 12
Geneva, Switzerland

International celebrations

World Oceans Day
June 8

World Day Against Child Labor
June 12

World Blood Donor Day
June 14

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