Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 27 July 2015
Two girls receive migrant worker counselling in Cambodia. Human trafficking for forced labor is prevalent in the Asia-Pacific region. Photo by:
International Labor Organization / 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 27:
Cities and Housing Central America Forum July 27 Managua, Nicaragua Textbooks for Every Child in Africa July 27-29 Abidjan, Ivory Coast Green Climate Fund Regional Workshop Pacific Islands July 27-29 Nadi, Fiji The 6th China Transport Forum July 27 Beijing, China Strengthening a Bipartisan Legacy of Modernizing U.S. Foreign Assistance July 28 Washington, D.C., United States Improving Productivity in Pharmaceutical Research and Development July 28 Washington, D.C., United States International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific July 28-29 Kanagawa, Japan This Land is Whose Land? Navigating Issues of Land Rights and Governance July 29 Online Beijing's Lost Platform: Gender and Disability July 29 Washington, D.C., United States 2nd Africa Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Conference July 30-31 Nairobi, Kenya International celebrations World Hepatitis Day July 28 International Day of Friendship July 30 World Day against Trafficking in Persons July 30 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.