Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 12 October 2015
Government units, NGOs, academics and indigeonous communities participate in a ridge-to-reef mapping workshop as part of disaster risk reduction efforts in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. The International Day for Disaster Reduction is on Oct. 3. Photo by:
Horacio Marcos C. Mordeno / MindaNews / DfAT / 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 Oct. 12:
Toward a successful COP21:The role of decent work and just transition to address climate change Oct. 12 Geneva, Switzerland Lebanon's deepening domestic crisis Oct. 12 Doha, Qatar Political economy of HIV Oct. 13 Online Addressing crisis, supporting recovery: The Central African Republic at a crossroads Oct. 13 Washington, D.C., United States Beyond methods: Unpacking evaluation challenges Oct. 13 London, United Kingdom Cost-benefit analysis in poor and rich countries: Is it different? Oct. 13 Tokyo, Japan ’Where does the money go then? A systematic analysis of funding awarded for malaria and NTD research in the UK 1997-2013’ Oct. 13 London, United Kingdom Feeding the world: Why Malthus is still wrong Oct. 13 London, United Kingdom Taking the reins: Linking women-owned businesses in developing countries to growth Oct. 13 Washington, D.C., United States Global Compact +15 Europe Oct. 13-14 Berlin, Germany Disaster risk reduction in action: Live Nepal case study Oct. 14 London, United Kingdom and online Using theories of change in program design Oct. 14 Washington, D.C., United States Fight food waste, feed the planet Oct. 15 Milan, Italy Look to the forests: How performance payments can slow climate change Oct. 15 Washington, D.C., United States Empowering girls: Challenging harmful gender norms Oct. 15 London, United Kingdom How public-private partnerships can build Resilience Oct. 15 London, United Kingdom Beijing +20: Women and health Oct. 15 Washington, D.C., United States The Swiss government support from every angle: The actors, vision and priorities for Africa Oct. 15 Geneva, Switzerland Europe-local networks regional meeting Oct. 15-16 Berlin, Germany What Ebola tells us about aid Oct. 16 Geneva, Switzerland Megaregionals and the multilateral trading system Oct. 16 London, United Kingdom International celebrations International Day for Disaster Reduction Oct. 13 International Day of Rural Women Oct. 15 Global Hand-washing Day Oct. 15 World Food Day Oct. 16 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Oct. 17 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.