Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 15 June 2015

The Dadaab refugee camp complex in Kenya. June 20 is World Refugee Day. Photo by: Brendan Bannon / UNHCR 

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 15:

Agriculture in Africa: Telling Facts from Myths
June 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Exploring Coordination in Humanitarian Clusters
June 15
London, United Kingdom

Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2015: “Productivity, Growth, and the Law”
June 15-16
Mexico City, Mexico

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015
June 15-19
Brussels, Belgium, and online

Measuring and Evaluating Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference
June 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Can Disabled People Fly High? Removing Barriers to Achievement 
June 16
London, United Kingdom

Public Health in Fiction — Star Trek & Vaccination
June 16
London, United Kingdom

Size and Influence: How Small States Influence Policymaking in Multilateral Arenas
June 16
Geneva, Switzerland

Third Regional Caribbean Growth Forum
June 16-17
Pigeon Island, St. Lucia

Navigating International HR in the Nonprofit World
June 16-17
Washington, D.C., United States

AIDF Asia: Aid & Response Summit
June 16-18
Bangkok, Thailand

Third International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control
June 16-19
Geneva, Switzerland

Global Forum on Remittances and Development 2015
June 16-19
Milan, Italy

Principles in Action: How do Neutrality and Independence Contribute to Humanitarian Effectiveness?
June 17
Geneva, Switzerland

Testing TB Vaccines Ex Vivo
June 17
London, United Kingdom

ODI in Conversation With Julia Gillard
June 17
London, United Kingdom

Triggering Behavior Change: Children's Role in Development
June 17
Washington, D.C., United States

(How) Does the World Bank Learn? Insights from a New Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group
June 17
London, United Kingdom

Poverty and Applied Microeconomics Seminar
June 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Mainstreaming Environment and Climate Change in Development Cooperation
June 17-19
Brussels, Belgium

Reducing Socio-Economic Inequalities in Obesity, the Role of Population Prevention
June 18
London, United Kingdom

Accountability Mechanisms for Implementing the SDGs
June 18
Geneva, Switzerland

Ensuring Addis Delivers for Fragile States
June 18
London, United Kingdom

Leprosy and Human Rights
June 18
Geneva, Switzerland

From Corrupt Cash to Development Dollars: Recovering Stolen Assets to Finance International Development
June 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Vienna Energy Forum
June 18-20
Vienna, Austria

Humanitarian Innovation in East Africa
June 19
Kampala, Uganda

International celebrations

World Day to Combat Desertification
June 17

World Refugee Day
June 20

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