Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 02 November 2015
A view of the panel and audience at the Girl Summit held last year in London, United Kingdom. Photo by:
Paul Shaw / Crown copyright / 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 Nov. 1:
USAID Contract Management for NGOs — An Introduction Nov. 1-3 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Asia Women Leaders Program 2015 Nov. 2-5 Phnom Penh, Cambodia The Diffusion of Innovation in Low-Income Countries Nov. 2 London, United Kingdom World Bank Seminar: “The World Bank's New Global Poverty Measurements Using 2011 PPP — Data, Methodology and Results” Nov. 2 Tokyo, Japan Planetary Security: Peace and Cooperation in Times of Climate Change and Global Environmental Challenges Nov. 2-3 The Hague, The Netherlands Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption Nov. 2-6 St. Petersburg, Russia Consultations: We are Planning Our Support for Tunisia and We Need Your Help Nov. 2-6 Beja, Zaghouan and Tunis, Tunisia Identity and the SDGs: How Finding the Missing Millions Can Help Achieve Development Goals Nov. 3 Washington, D.C., United States Iraq: Providing Aid in a ‘Protection Crisis’ Nov. 3 London, United Kingdom Assessing NGO Capacity: An Overview of Tools and Facilitation Techniques Nov. 3-5 Washington, D.C., United States How Change Happens: The Next Generation Of Aid And Activism Nov. 4 Washington, D.C., United States Managing Climate-Resilient Supply Chains Nov. 4 Online Sustainable Investing: The Why and How of Responsible Investing for Foundations Nov. 4 Geneva, Switzerland Public Event Girl Summit 2015: A Focus on Solutions to End Child Marriage Globally Nov. 5 Washington, D.C., United States Global Career Development Day and Recruiting Fair Nov. 5 Charlottesville, Virginia, United States Europe in a Changing World: From Crisis to Opportunity Nov. 5 Washington, D.C., United States Which Way for the Arab World? Nov. 5 Geneva, Switzerland Financing Dialogue Meeting Nov. 5-6 Geneva, Switzerland Evidence on a Silver Platter: Evaluation Results for Policymaking in Development Nov. 5-6 Berlin, Germany Workshop: Research, Tools and Data for Evidence-Based Trade Policymaking Nov. 5-6 Bangkok, Thailand Lend for America Summit Nov. 7-8 Washington, D.C., United States International celebrations International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists Nov. 2 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict Nov. 6 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.