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 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.