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 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.