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
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 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 development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.