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

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