Students at the University of Essex write the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in chalk on the concrete steps of the Colchester Campus. The theme of this year's celebration is, “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always.” Photo by:
University of Essex / 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 Dec. 7:
How Does Conservation Pay its Way? Conservation Enterprise and Financing, Delivering Livelihoods Opportunities Dec. 7 Brussels, Belgium Agriculture, Development and Malaria Control in Sub-Saharan Africa Dec. 7 London, United Kingdom Armed Conflict and Health Dec. 7 London, United Kingdom Women's Rights and the Arab Uprisings Dec. 7 London, United Kingdom Better Hospitals for Better Health Dec. 7 Arlington, Virginia, United States Feeding Our Cities: Challenges to Urban Food Security Dec. 7 Washington, D.C., United States EU and Global Value Chains Dec. 7 Amsterdam, the Netherlands Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa – Wishful Thinking? Dec. 7 Stockholm, Sweden Conflict, Natural Resources and Food Security Dec. 7 Stockholm, Sweden Caring for Climate Business Forum Dec. 7-8 Paris, France Earth To Paris Dec. 7-8 Paris, France Responsibility to Act Dec. 7-9 Esch, Luxembourg Together for the Next Generation Dec. 8 Brussels, Belgium The Social Observatory: Developing a Science of Adaptive Delivery Dec. 8 Washington, D.C., United States The Future of ACP-EU Relations? Join us at the African Union Dec. 8 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Free Webinar: Mobile Data Collection Dec. 8 Online World Bank Group Tourism Forum 2015: Driving Development Through Tourism Dec. 8-9 Washington, D.C., United States Workshop: Strengthening and Developing Tax Administration through Mobilization of Domestic Resources Dec. 8-9 Tokyo, Japan How to Integrate Social Policies in Conditional Cash Transfer Programs? Dec. 8-10 Washington, D.C., United States 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Dec. 8-10 Geneva, Switzerland EU-WB Conference on Migration and the Global Development Agenda Dec. 9 Washington, D.C., United States Balancing Labor Regulations to Promote Jobs Dec. 9 Washington, D.C., United States Pursuing an Innovative Development Pathway — Understanding China’s INDC Dec. 9 Paris, France The MSF Experience: Treating HIV and TB in Conflict Settings Dec. 9 London, United Kingdom Governing Biotech 2.0: How Synthetic Biology will Impact Rights, Livelihoods and Life Dec. 9 Geneva, Switzerland Overcoming External Constraints to Scale Inclusive Business Models Dec. 10 Online Yemen’s Forgotten War Dec. 10 London, United Kingdom The World of Aid is Changing: Resilience & Responses to Crisis Dec. 10 Geneva, Switzerland Infrastructure Quality and Finance Dec. 10 Tokyo, Japan When the Money Runs Out: Evaluating the Longer-term Impacts of a 2-year Cash Transfers Program Dec. 10 Washington, D.C., United States The International Conference on “Culture for Sustainable Cities” Dec. 10-12 Hangzhou, China Human Rights in EU Trade and Development Policies: Following the Silver Thread Dec. 11 Brussels, Belgium International celebrations International Anti-Corruption Day Dec. 9 Human Rights Day Dec. 10 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.