Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 03 August 2015
Participants at last year’s World Conference on Indigenous People held from Sept. 22 to 23 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, United States. Photo by: Yubi Hoffmann / U.N.
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 Aug. 1:
Africa Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security Planning Leaders' Conference on Evidence-based Decision Making and Monitoring for Results and Impact Aug. 1-2 TBD Open Society Fellowship deadline Aug. 3 Online TB Center Seminar Series: Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Pakistan and Myanmar Aug. 3 London, United Kingdom Participate in the International Consultation Process on the New Sustainable Development Goal Indicators Aug. 3 Washington, D.C., United States Pacific Opportunities: Leveraging the Benefits of Asia’s Growth Aug. 4 Tokyo, Japan Webinar: DFAT Child Protection Policy Aug. 4 Online The State of Afghanistan and Prospects for the Future: A Discussion with General John Campbell Aug. 4 Washington, D.C., United States Developing USAID’s Approach Toward Countering Violent Extremism Aug. 6 Washington, D.C., United States Oxford Adaptation Academy for Leaders and Practitioners Aug. 9-28 Oxford, United Kingdom International Conference of Agricultural Economists 2015: Agriculture in an Interconnected World Aug. 9-14 Milan, Italy International celebrations Chad Republic Independence Day Aug. 1 World Breast-feeding Week Aug. 1-7 Independence Day Ivory CoastAug. 7 International Day of the World's Indigenous People Aug. 9 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 development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.