Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 14 September 2015
Members of the civil society stage a protest calling for rich countries to step up their efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The theme of this year’s International Day of Democracy is, “Space for Civil Society.” Photo by:
Mongkhonsavat Luengvorapant / Oxfam / 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. 14:
Driving Change in Challenging Contexts Sept. 14 Online Twitter Chat: Give Cash, Not Stuff Sept. 14 Online Reform Strategies for Development Professionals: How to Plan for and Measure Change in Complex Systems Sept. 14 Washington, D.C., United States Africa's Challenges Sept. 14 London, United Kingdom Challenges to Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth: Views from G-20 countries Sept. 14-15 New Delhi, India Integrated Nutrition Conference Sept. 14-17 Nairobi, Kenya 8th EU-Korea Summit Sept. 15 Seoul, South Korea How Cash Transfers Can Transform Humanitarian Aid Sept. 15 London, United Kingdom, and online The Role of Youth in Africa’s Institutional Development: A Discussion with the Mandela Washington Fellows Sept. 15 Washington, D.C., United States Development Policies to Foster Stability in West Africa Sept. 15 Washington, D.C., United States International Day of Democracy: From Civic Activism to Political Reality Sept. 15 Brussels, Belgium The Profit and Not-for-Profit Sectors — Career Movement? Sept. 15 Geneva, Switzerland Evaluation Learning Event: Think Sustainable, Act Responsible Sept. 15-16 Manila, Philippines The International Sustainable Finance Forum 2015 Sept. 16 Lima, Peru What Are Africans’ Real Development Priorities? And What Do They Think of Aid Agencies? Sept. 16 Washington, D.C., United States Albert Einstein and the Changing Geopolitical Map of Latin America and the Caribbean Sept. 16 Washington, D.C., United States Women's Situation Room and Sustainable Democracy: A Discussion with Women Leaders from Nigeria and Senegal Sept. 16 Geneva, Switzerland When No Bad Deed Goes Punished: A Relational Contracting Experiment in Ghana Sept. 16 Washington, D.C., United States Stubborn Realities, Shared Humanity: History in the Service of Humanitarian Action Sept. 16 Geneva, Switzerland Global Budget Transparency and Accountability Sept. 17 London, United Kingdom Women Entrepreneurs — Key Players in ACP Agribusiness Development Sept. 17 Brussels, Belgium Knowledge for Climate Action — a Manifesto for Change Sept. 17 London, United Kingdom Does Changing Laws Make a Difference to Outcomes for Women and Girls? Sept. 17 Washington, D.C., United States Global Seminar on Disaster Risk Financing Sept. 17-18 Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur Ministerial Road Transport Summit 2015 Sept. 17-20 Varna, Bulgaria Geneva Peace Talks 2015 Sept. 18 Geneva, Switzerland Strengthening Maternal and Child Health in Asia Sept. 18 London, United Kingdom Measuring the Unmeasurable? Monitoring and Evaluation in “Gender in Peacebuilding” Programming Sept. 18 Geneva, Switzerland Expo 2015: EU-Sub-Saharan Africa Event Sept. 18-19 Milan, Italy Addressing our Emerging Water Futures: The Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Security Nexus Sept. 18-19 Milan, Italy International celebrations International Day of Democracy Sept. 15 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer Sept. 16 Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at email@example.com . 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.