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

Open Society Fellowship deadline 
Aug. 3

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

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 Coast
Aug. 7

International Day of the World's Indigenous People
Aug. 9

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