Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 09 November 2015

Syrian refugees at a train station in Vienna. The migration and refugee crisis will feature at the Valleta Summit on Migration in Malta and the G-20 Leaders’ Summit in Turkey. Photo by: Josh Zakary / CC BY-NC

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. 9:

Webinar: Can Humanitarians Work Better Together?
Nov. 9
Online

Ecology, Security and Climate Change
Nov. 9
Geneva, Switzerland

Doing Cash Differently: How Cash Transfers Can Transform Humanitarian Aid
Nov. 9
Washington, D.C., United States

SAP’s Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy and Initiatives in Supporting Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets
Nov. 9
Washington, D.C., United States

Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa
Nov. 9-10
Dakar, Senegal

Building Pathways for Youth Entrepreneurship
Nov. 10
London, United Kingdom

The Economics of the Arab Spring and Its Aftermath
Nov. 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Current Global Trade Governance: Toward the Next Agenda?
Nov. 10
Tokyo, Japan

Exploring the Role of the Private Sector in Development: Market-Based Models for Clean Energy in Latin America
Nov. 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Smart Cities Group: Urban Planning in Africa
Nov. 10
London, United Kingdom

What are the European Stakes Towards COP21 and Beyond
Nov. 10
Brussels, Belgium

Rice Sector Development for Poverty Reduction in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Nov. 10-12
Bangkok, Thailand

Clean Cooking Forum 2015
Nov. 10-13
Accra, Ghana

Workshop: Detecting Cross-Border Tax Evasion
Nov. 10-13
Tokyo, Japan

Doing Business in Fragile States
Nov. 11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Migration and the Welfare State: A EU-USA Comparison
Nov. 11
Geneva, Switzerland

LGBT Rights in the Developing World: What Can Washington Do?
Nov. 11
Washington, D.C., United States

Valletta Summit on Migration
Nov. 11-12
Valleta, Malta

2015 CAPE Conference: Bricks and Dollars
Nov. 11-12
London, United Kingdom

EU Industry and Monetary Policy: The Role of the European Investment Bank
Nov. 12
Brussels, Belgium

More Inclusive Ways to Peace: The Role of Women in Constitution-Making Processes
Nov. 12
Geneva, Switzerland

Anti-Money Laundering Policies, De-Risking, and Challenges for Emerging Markets
Nov. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict : Underlying Causes and Possible Intervention Strategies
Nov. 12
Geneva, Switzerland

Challenges for Women and Girls in Asia: Why have Some Countries Progressed Better than Others?
Nov. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Operating in High Risk and Politically Unstable Regions
Nov. 12
London, United Kingdom

Sustainable Development Goals: Implementation in Europe
Nov. 12-13
Brussels, Belgium

European Commission High-Level Conference on EMAs
Nov. 13
Frankfurt, Germany

What Happens to Markets in Crises?
Nov. 13
London, United Kingdom

Asian Development Bank: Procurement and Business Opportunity Seminar
Nov. 13
London, United Kingdom

G-20 Leaders Summit
Nov. 15
Antalya, Turkey

Road to Paris: What’s at Stake and How Do We Pay for It?
Nov. 16
Washington, D.C., United States

International celebrations

World Science Day for Peace and Development
Nov. 10

World Diabetes Day
Nov. 14

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