The Chinese and European Union flags. The EU-China summit will hold its bilateral meetings on June 29. Photo by: Friends of Europe / CC BY

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 29:

EU-China summit
June 29
Brussels, Belgium

World Environmental Education Congress
June 29-July 2
Gothenburg, Sweden

Pacific Agritourism Week: Glocalizing Pacific Agri-Food Through Tourism
June 29-July 3
Nadi, Fiji

Seventh International Conference — Volunteerism: Avenue for Social Transformation
June 30-July 1
Geneva, Switzerland

The Investing in Africa Forum: Partnering to Accelerate Investment, Industrialization and Results in Africa
June 30-July 1
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade
June 30-July 2
Geneva, Switzerland

Toward Sustainable and Inclusive City Development — New City Partnership Program
July 1
Tokyo, Japan

UNHCR Annual Consultations With NGOs
July 1-3
Geneva, Switzerland

Nutrition, Health and Food Information — Know What You Eat
July 3
Milan, Italy

Experiences With a Threefold Humanitarian Innovation Approach
July 4
Weimar, Germany

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