Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 22 June 2015

A child looks over the city of Kathmandu from the edge of a temporary camp set up in the Tamel neighborhood in Nepal. The country’s government will host a donor conference on June 25. Photo by: KC Ortiz / 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 22:

Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate: Securitization and Humanitarianism
June 22
London, United Kingdom

Yemen: Rebellion and Massive Human Rights Violations
June 22
Geneva, Switzerland

ADB@50 — A History of ADB
June 22
Tokyo, Japan

Education Innovations for 21st Century Skills
June 22-23
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

InterAction Forum 2015
June 22-24
Washington, D.C., United States

Impact Evaluation in Transport and ICT
June 22-25
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Power of Empowered Women
June 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Dani Rodrik: The Future of Economic Transformation in Developing Countries
June 23
London, United Kingdom

Promoting Effective Competition Policies for Shared Prosperity and Inclusive Growth
June 23
Washington, D.C., United States

Thinking Small: How Attempts to Empower Local Communities Have Gone Astray
June 23
Washington, D.C., United States

Moving Further Toward a Policy Dialogue in Science, Technology and Innovation
June 23-24
Brussels, Belgium

Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting Bangkok
June 23-25
Bangkok, Thailand

From ‘Hopeless’ to ‘Rising’ Continent: Why Economists Get it Wrong About Africa
June 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Europe's Migration Crisis
June 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Resolving Post-Disaster Displacement Crises: Insights From the Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan
June 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Toward a Resilient Nepal Donor Conference
June 25
Kathmandu, Nepal

Do African Children Have an Equal Chance?
June 25
Paris, France

Platform for Action Point D: Violence Against Women
June 25
Washington, D.C., United States

Microfinance and Innovation in Africa's cities
June 25
London, United Kingdom

Info Point: Private Sector Development and Trade Facilitation Through Quality Production
June 25
Brussels, Belgium

Private Development Assistance — How You and I can Contribute to End Extreme Poverty by 2030
June 25
Geneva, Switzerland

International Climate Negotiations Workshop
June 25-26
Riga, Latvia

Changing the World: How USAID’s 50 years of Family Planning has Transformed People, Economies and the Planet
June 26
Washington, D.C., United States

Sustainable Solutions for Energy, Climate and Food Security
June 26
Milan, Italy

Quantifying Peace: Launch Event of the 2015 Global Peace Index Report
June 26
Geneva, Switzerland

Internal Displacement: Lessons Learned After 20 Years and Challenges Ahead
June 26
Washington, D.C., United States

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