Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 19 October 2015
The United Nations logo on glass. The global body celebrates its 70th anniversary on Oct. 24. Photo by:
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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. 19:
SFDRR and Post-2015 frameworks: Implications on policies, programs and partnerships Oct. 19 Washington, D.C., United States Resilient supply chains: Farmers and food industry tackle the shared challenge of climate change Oct. 19 London, United Kingdom Resilient supply chains — a strategic dialogue Oct. 19 London, United Kingdom Setting the rules of the game: How can regulations of private actors ensure the right to education post-2015? Oct. 19 London, United Kingdom European Education, Training and Youth Forum Oct. 19-20 Brussels, Belgium Asian Development Bank Institute lectures on trade policy issues in Asia Oct. 19-21 Phnom Penh, Cambodia World Bank-Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit 2015 Oct. 20 Singapore Healthy soils for feeding the planet and for climate change adaptation Oct. 20 Milan, Italy Land rights and the role of business Oct. 20 Online Climate change mitigation: Private sector cooperative initiatives Oct. 20 Online Climate resilience: Key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Oct. 20 London, United Kingdom and online Land for women in sight!? The gender perspective in the VGGT, Oxfam Deutschland and Brot für die Welt Oct. 20 Berlin, Germany European Development Aid After 2015 Oct. 20-21 Luxembourg City, Luxembourg ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform Oct. 20-22 Lisbon, Portugal How can we eliminate extreme poverty? Oct. 21 London, United Kingdom and online Meeting the reproductive health needs of women and girls today and tomorrow Oct. 21 London, United Kingdom The effects of training, innovation and new technology on African smallholder farmers’ wealth and food security: A systematic review Oct. 21 London, United Kingdom Chinese FDI and M&As in Japan: Motives, importance and social acceptance Oct. 21 Tokyo, Japan Giving soils a voice — JRC-European Network for Soil Awareness Conference Oct. 21-22 Milan, Italy Economic self-help group programs for improving women’s empowerment: A systematic review Oct. 22 London, United Kingdom Valuing volunteering: Lecture, debate and networking Oct. 22 London, United Kingdom Business Action Pledge in Response to the Refugee Crisis Oct. 22 Online A model of change for institutional capacity building: Lessons from iAGRI Oct. 22 Washington, D.C., United States The data lecture: Hans Rosling Oct. 23 London, United Kingdom and online Building transparency into African oil, gas and mining Oct. 23 Geneva, Switzerland The United Nations at 70 Oct. 23 London, United Kingdom Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum 2015 Oct. 23-25 Geneva, Switzerland Summit on the Global Agenda Oct. 25-27 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates International celebrations World Statistics Day Oct. 20 United Nations Day Oct. 24 World Development Information Day Oct. 24 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.