Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 26 October 2015
Students view an education climate change simulation. The European Commission Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development will officially launch the Global Climate Change Alliance on Oct. 29. 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. 26:
The big push toward universal health coverage: Metrics, data and impact Oct. 26 Online EuropeAid Conference: Aflatoxin contamination of food and feed Oct. 26 Brussels, Belgium Climate Change 2015: Building agreement toward 2 degrees C, Paris and beyond Oct. 26-27 London, United Kingdom Conference on Migrants and Cities Oct. 26-27 Geneva, Switzerland Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development Oct. 26-30 Geneva, Switzerland Emerging donors and rising powers in agriculture in ACP countries Oct. 27 Brussels, Belgium Thinking and acting locally and globally on common social, economic and environmental goals Oct. 27 Washington, D.C., United States Are you an ethical aid worker? Oct. 27 London, United Kingdom Lessons from the Syrian refugee crisis: Toward new global coordination Oct. 27 Geneva, Switzerland Launch of IMF staff discussion note: The fiscal consequences of shrinking populations Oct. 27 Tokyo, Japan Indonesia in the changing world: A conversation with President Joko Widodo Oct. 27 Washington, D.C., United States Latest trends in USAID acquisition and assistance: A discussion with the USAID Procurement Office Oct. 27 Washington, D.C., United States Central Asia Earthquake Risk Reduction Forum Oct. 27-28 Almaty, Kazakhstan 2015 IBS Jobs Conference: Technologies, skills and inequalities Oct. 27-28 Warsaw, Poland Open Government Partnership Summit (World Bank sessions) Oct. 27-29 Mexico City, Mexico Scrutiny in the age of ‘aid and beyond’ Oct. 28 London, United Kingdom Competition and relational contracts: Evidence from Rwanda's coffee mills Oct. 28 Washington, D.C., United States Symposium: Evaluating the Sustainable Development Goals Oct. 28 Vienna, Austria Africa can feed the world, What will it take? Oct. 28 Geneva, Switzerland Roundtable discussion on biodiversity for poverty eradication and development Oct. 28 Brussels, Belgium Urban thinkers campus: Healthy and just cities for children and youth Oct. 28 Geneva, Switzerland Strengthening the contribution of forests and forest certification to the green economy Oct. 28 Geneva, Switzerland 6th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security Oct 28-30 Kampala, Uganda Refugees in Europe: Whose crisis is it? Oct. 29 London, United Kingdom and online Social progress: The next development agenda Oct. 29 Washington, D.C., United States Worldwide launch of the Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA+) Oct. 29 Brussels, Belgium Rebuilding adolescent girls’ lives after conflict Oct. 29 London, United Kingdom Rule of law and development: The case for Myanmar Oct. 29 Rosslyn, Virginia, United States International Forum of Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development Oct. 30 Geneva, Switzerland ODI in conversation with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Oct. 30 London, United Kingdom 3rd South Asia Regional Public Procurement Conference Nov. 1-3 Dhaka, Bangladesh International celebrations World Cities Day Oct. 31 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.