Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 15 December 2015

Migration, a hot-button issue, is highlighted this week as the world observes International Migrants Day. Photo by: F. Noy / UNHCR

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. 14:

Corruption in Fragile States: The Development Challenge
Dec. 14
Washington, D.C., United States

OECD Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum
Dec. 14-15
Paris, France

Tackling Child Labour in the Supply Chain
Dec. 14-15
Geneva, Switzerland

Promoting Safe and Sustainable Supply Chains: Experiences from the Garment Sector in Bangladesh
Dec. 15
Online

Third Suspension and Debarment Colloquium 2015
Dec. 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Poverty and Exclusion among Indigenous Peoples: What is the Global Evidence?
Dec. 16
Online

Workshop: Surviving in a Non-profit
Dec. 16
Geneva, Switzerland

First Global Forum on Green Economy Learning
Dec. 16-18
Paris, France

People: Part of the Malaria Control Problem or the Solution?
Dec. 17
London, United Kingdom

Water in the Syrian Conflict: In- and Post-Conflict Challenges
Dec. 17
Geneva, Switzerland

A Universal Declaration of Rights of Nature?
Dec. 17
Geneva, Switzerland

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Prospects of WMO
Dec. 17
Geneva, Switzerland

La diaspora africaine en Suisse: quelles dynamiques ? Quel rôle pour le Programme de développement 2030 de l’ONU?
Dec. 17
Geneva, Switzerland

Financing Asia’s Green Transformation
Dec. 18
Tokyo, Japan

International celebrations

International Migrants Day
Dec. 18

International Human Solidarity Day
Dec. 20

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