Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 07 September 2015
IOM assists in the distribution of shelter kits, donated by UK’s Department for International Development, in assistance to those affected by the Nepal earthquake. The seventh annual Global Disaster Relief Summit, organized by the Aid & International Development Forum, will be held this year in Washington, D.C. Photo by:
International Organization for Migration / 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 Sept. 7:
International Solid Waste Association Congress Sept. 7 Antwerp, Belgium Sustainable Development Goals (post-2015): A Booster for Child Health and Children’s Rights Sept. 7-9 Geneva, Switzerland Beyond Ebola, Helping Children Rebuild Their Lives Sept. 7-23 Brussels, Belgium Financing Education for the Developing World Through 2030 and Beyond Sept. 8 Washington, D.C., United States What Emergency Produces: Ebola and its Artefacts Sept. 8 London, United Kingdom Step It Up: Dignity — Rights — Development Sept. 8 Geneva, Switzerland The Human Rights Council at 10: Improving Relevance, Strengthening Impact Sept. 8 Geneva, Switzerland Inaugural Symposium on Islamic Economics and Finance Sept. 8-9 Istanbul, Turkey The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food Expert Workshop Sept. 8-11 Brussels, Belgium Implementing the SDGs with Local Priorities in Mind: The 2015 Development Cooperation Report and the Role of Partnerships Sept. 9 Washington, D.C., United States Enhancing Care Delivery Through Front-line Health Care Workers: Perspectives from Payers and Purchasers Sept. 9 Webinar Consumption Risk, Labor Supply and Human Capital Accumulation in India Sept. 9 Washington, D.C., United States Addressing Constraints to Women Entrepreneurship in Africa Sept. 9 Washington, D.C., United States Moving from the MDGs to the Sustainable Development Goals: Implications for Education Access, Quality and Literacy Sept. 9 Washington, D.C., United States 20th Greater Mekong Subregion Ministerial Conference Sept. 9-10 Naypyitaw, Myanmar Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum 2015 Sept. 9-11 Santiago de Chile, Chile The Private Sector and Development Goals for Infrastructure: Is There a New Opportunity? Sept. 10 Washington, D.C., United States The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Briefing from DfID Sept. 10 London, United Kingdom The Crisis in South Sudan and Growing Instability Within the Horn of Africa Sept. 10 Washington, D.C., United States ADB Recruitment Outreach Mission Sept. 10 Jakarta, Indonesia The Implementation of the UN CRPD by the EU: Assessing the Impact of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities' Concluding Observations — The Way Forward Sept. 10 Thessaloniki, Greece The State of Budget Transparency, Participation and Accountability: Findings From the Open Budget Survey 2015 Sept. 10 Washington, D.C., United States The Aid and International Development Forum’s 7th Global Disaster Relief Summit Sept. 10-11 Washington, D.C., United States Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs Sept. 10-11 Moscow, Russia EU Aid Volunteers: Back to Base Conference Sept. 10-11 Brussels, Belgium Every Woman, Every Newborn Sept. 11 London, United Kingdom Distinguished Speaker Seminar: Developing the EU Transport Infrastructure Network: Strategy, Challenges and Opportunities Sept. 11 Tokyo, Japan International celebrations International Literacy Day Sept. 8 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation Sept. 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.