Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 23 November 2015
Tuk-tuk drivers wearing orange T-shirts participate in a parade to raise awareness and promote ending violence against women and girls in Cambodia. Prevention is the theme of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Photo by:
Mariken B. Harbitz / U.N. Women / 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. 23:
Global Girls Research Initiative reception Nov. 23 London, United Kingdom Working Towards an Enabling Environment for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights to Water, Land and Food Nov. 23 Geneva, Switzerland Second World Forum on Natural Capital Nov. 23-24 Edinburgh, Scotland Review of Implementation of Commitments Made Toward Africa’s Development Nov. 23-24 Paris, France Fight Against Sexual Violence in Developing Countries Nov. 24 Geneva, Switzerland Integration of Refugees — How Do Cities and Institutions Respond? Nov. 24 Brussels, Belgium Managing Donors Like Customers. Myth or Reality? Nov. 24 Geneva, Switzerland Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility: A New Financing Mechanism for Responding to the Next Global Epidemic Nov. 24 Tokyo, Japan Climate Change, Security and Defense Conference Nov. 24 Ottawa, Canada ASEAN Food Trade Forum: Food Security and the AEC Nov. 24-25 Kedah, Malaysia First Scientific Seminar of the Knowledge Centre for Disaster Risk Management: Science for Policy and Operations Nov. 24-25 London, United Kingdom Africa Finance and Investment Forum Nov. 24-26 Cape Town, South Africa The Role of City-Regions in the Achievement of a Low-Carbon Economy Nov. 24 Brussels, Belgium Inclusive Quality Education Nov. 25 Brussels, Belgium Briefing on Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: Trade in Biodiversity-based Goods and Services Nov. 25 Geneva, Switzerland PREDICT Conference 2015 — Dynamics of ICTs: Industries, R&D, markets Nov. 25 Brussels, Belgium Cost-effectiveness Analyses of Complex Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review Nov. 25 London, United Kingdom The Implications of a Possible PRC Growth Slowdown for Asia Nov. 25-26 Tokyo, Japan Beyond the World Humanitarian Summit: Addressing Political Blockages to Humanitarian Solutions Nov. 26 London, United Kingdom Biodiversity and Development, A Global Heritage Nov. 26 Brussels, Belgium Training and Learning Event on Citizen Engagement in Peacebuilding Nov. 26 Geneva, Switzerland Resilience in a Time of Uncertainty: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Nov. 26-27 Paris, France Communicating European Development Policy Nov. 26-27 Luxembourg A Thirsty World: Making Local Action Global Nov. 27 London, United Kingdom Escaping the Middle-Income Trap: Urbanization, Structural Change and Sustainable Development in Asia Nov. 27-28 Tokyo, Japan International celebrations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Nov. 25 Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at email@example.com . 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.