Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 10 August 2015
A young man works on the fabrication of high quality bricks at a youth center in El Geneina, West Darfur. The theme of this year’s International Youth Day is “Youth Civic Engagement.” Photo by:
Albert González Farran / UNAMID / 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 Aug. 10:
The Business of Food Security: Balancing profitability, sustainability and risk Aug. 10-12 Canberra, Australia International Conference on Livestock Nutrition Aug. 11-12 Frankfurt, Germany Creating Impact for Adolescent Girls' Education Aug. 12 Online 3rd Asian Youth Forum Aug. 12-13 Manila, Philippines 27th International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth Aug. 12-25 Herrsching, Germany Partnering to Build a More Resilient West Africa Aug. 13 Online Inclusive Sourcing: Good for Business and Good for Sustainable Development Aug. 13 Online A Framework to Advance Sustainable Food and Agriculture Systems Aug. 14 Online 6th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific Aug. 16 Male, Maldives International celebrations International Youth Day Aug. 12 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.