Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 21 September 2015

An aerial view of north Manhattan from the top of the Empire State Building in New York. World leaders will gather in the city for the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit. Photo by: Bryan Ledgard / CC BY

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. 21:

Panel Debate on Fundamental Humanitarian Principles
Sept. 21
Brussels, Belgium

Asian Development Bank Recruitment Outreach Mission
Sept. 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Development Aid Working Group Meeting
Sept. 21
London, United Kingdom

FINPYME Forum
Sept. 21-22
Medellin, Colombia

Youth for Sustainable Development Goals
Sept. 22
New York, United States

Cultivating Sustainable and Healthy Food Systems
Sept. 22
London, United Kingdom

Demonstrating Impact: Fame, Funding and the REF
Sept. 22
London, United Kingdom

Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: A Conversation with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Sept. 22
Washington, D.C., United States

Regional Conference on Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change
Sept. 22-23
Chisinau, Moldova

Understanding Economic Transformation in Africa
Sept. 23
London, United Kingdom

Efficient and Equitable Climate Policy in a Dynamic World
Sept. 23
Beijing, China

International Conference on Sustainable Development
Sept. 23-24
New York, United States

Luxembourg Sustainability Forum 2015
Sept. 24
Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Under One Sky
Sept. 24
New York, United States

World Leadership Forum
Sept. 24
New York, United States

Starting Strong: From SDG Ambition to Action
Sept. 25
New York, United States

From Global Conversation to Global Action — Making the SDGs Work
Sept. 25
New York, United States

Coherent Policies for Sustainable and Low-carbon Societies
Sept. 25
New York, United States

Papua New Guinea 40 Years On: Where to Now?
Sept. 25
Sydney, Australia

NODE i+i: Regional Integration + Social Inclusion
Sept. 25-26
New York, United States

United Nations Sustainable Development Summit
Sept. 25-27
New York, United States

Poverty Footprint launch
Sept. 26
New York, United States

United Nations Private Sector Forum 2015
Sept. 26
New York, United States

Promoting Integrity and Transparency in the Banking and Financial Sectors
Sept. 26
New York, United States

Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport and the Post-2015 Development Agenda High-Level Side Event
Sept. 26
New York, United States

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Sept. 26-29
New York, United States

Social Good Summit
Sept. 27-28
New York, United States

International celebrations

International Day of Peace
Sept. 21

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