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 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.