Locals in Tebikenikora, a village in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, where the effects of climate change can be seen and felt. China will host a summit on climate change in Beijing on July 22. Photo by: Eskinder Debebe / United Nations / CC BY-NC-ND

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 20:

Global Development and the 2016 Election
July 20
Washington, D.C., United States

Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
July 20-24
New York, United States

International Summer School for Cooperation and Local Development
July 20-31
Trento, Italy

From Aspiration to Transformation: Meaningful Progress in Women, Peace and Security in the Next 20 Years
July 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Crisis in the Sahel: Where Population and Climate Change are Colliding
July 21
London, United Kingdom

Why Well-being Should Drive Growth Strategies
July 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Multiple Pathways to Sustainable Development Roundtable
July 21
Geneva, Switzerland

From Evidence to Policy — Innovations in Shaping Reforms in Africa
July 21-24
Cape Town, South Africa

Food and Agribusiness Management Program
July 21-31
New York, United States

2015 China Summit on Caring for Climate
July 22
Beijing, China

Is Bank Home Bias Good or Bad for Public Debt Sustainability?
July 22
Tokyo, Japan

Adaptive Management: Thoughts About USAID's Evolving Program Cycle
July 22
Washington, D.C., United States

Cities Safer by Design
July 23
Washington, D.C., United States

ASEAN Power Shift
July 24-26

The 70th Annual Soil and Water Conservation Society Conference
July 26-29
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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