Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 13 July 2015
A view of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, where the third International Conference on Financing for Development will be held. Photo by:
OER Africa / 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 July 13:
Ending Female Genital Cutting July 13 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 5 Big Ideas to Finance Development: Practical Proposals, Sustainable Solutions July 13 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Relations across the Taiwan Strait: Retrospective and prospects for future development July 13 Washington, D.C., United States Billions to Trillions: Ideas to Action July 13 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Third International Conference on Financing for Development July 13-16 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Transforming Nutrition: Ideas, Policy and Outcomes July 13-17 London, United Kingdom Youth in Development Workgroup Planning Meeting July 14 Washington, D.C., United States Financing Sustainable Development: Food Security and Sustainable Cities July 14 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Financing ‘Leave No One Behind’ July 14 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Struggle for Democracy in Myanmar/Burma July 14 Washington, D.C., United States Program-for-Results Innovative Financing: The Leveraging of Public Expenditures for Better Development Results July 15 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Conference on Climate Change and Food Security: Challenges for Plant Health, Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources July 15 Milan, Italy EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement: An Ambitious Deal to Boost Both Growth and Jobs July 15 Brussels, Belgium 2015 Pacific Update Conference: Pacific Development in a Changing Global Economy July 15-16 Suva, Fiji High-level Policy Workshop on Humanitarian UAVs July 15-17 Bellagio Center, Italy Tackling Child Labor in the Supply Chain July 16 Geneva, Switzerland Agriworld Australia 2015 July 16-17 Sydney, Australia China’s Path to Innovation July 17 London, United Kingdom Conference on Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050 July 17 Milan, Italy Agriculture for Nutrition: An AgriDiet Conference July 17 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Humanitarian Innovation Conference — ‘Facilitating Innovation’ July 17-18 Oxford, United Kingdom International celebrations Nelson Mandela Day July 18 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 international development news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive the latest from the world’s leading donors and decision-makers — emailed to you FREE every business day.