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

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