Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 31 August 2015

A woman counts money. Finance is the topic of the week with the High-Level Caribbean Forum on Financing Growth in St. Kitts and Financial Infrastructure Week in Turkey. Photo by: Aaron Gilson / 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. 31:

Culture and Development: Toward a More Strategic Approach to Cultural Policies in the EU’s External Relations
Aug. 31
Echternach, Luxembourg

Beijing+20: Gender Education & Training — “Let’s Not Confuse Progress with Success”
Sept. 1
Washington, D.C., United States

Impact and Drivers of Inequality: Latest evidence from the IMF
Sept. 1
Washington, D.C., United States

Financial Infrastructure Week 2015
Sept. 1-4
Istanbul, Turkey

Road to New York: Keeping the SDGs’ Agenda in Focus
Sept. 2
Washington, D.C., United States

Symposium: Trade and Employment in Developing Countries
Sept. 2
Geneva, Switzerland

GEPP Policy Dialogue on ‘Implementing Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges and Responses’
Sept. 2
Geneva, Switzerland

Seminar: The PRC’s Strategic Move to a New Stage of Development: A Productivity Perspective
Sept. 2
Tokyo, Japan

Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum
Sept. 2-3
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Seminar on Enhancing Financial Accessibility for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs): Lessons from National Practices on Improving Access to Finance in Asia and the Pacific
Sept. 2-3
Manila, Philippines

Experts Forum on Climate Change-related Statistics for Producers and Users
Sept. 2-3
Geneva, Switzerland

Africa Open Data Conference
Sept. 2-5
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The 2015 High-Level Caribbean Forum
Sept. 3-4
Frigate Bay, St. Kitts

Future of Asia’s Finance, from IMF's Vantage Point
Sept. 4
Tokyo, Japan

International celebrations

International Day of Charity
Sept. 5

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