Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 07 December 2015

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

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