Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 02 February 2016

Syrian refugees await registration at the UNHCR compound in Tripoli. Members of the international community will meet in London on Thursday for The Supporting Syria and the Region conference, which aims to raise new funding to help address the needs of those affected by the ongoing conflict. Photo by: Lynsey Addario /  UNHCR

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Feb. 2:

Webinar: Beyond SDG Indicators
Feb. 2
Online

The UN at 70
Feb. 2
New York, United States

How OECD Governments Perform
Feb. 3
Washington, D.C., United States

Life without Water: What Happens when the Glass is Half Empty
Feb. 3
Online

A Panel on Closing the Gap in the Recognition of Community and Indigenous Land Rights
Feb. 3
London, United Kingdom

Ending Violence Against Children: The Together for Girls Partnership
Feb. 3
Washington, D.C., United States

Ebola Virus Disease in Children in Sierra Leone
Feb. 3
London, United Kingdom

The Politics of Anti-Poverty Artefacts: Lessons from Computerization of the Indian Food Security System
Feb. 3
London, United Kingdom

Improving Efficiency in Health
Feb. 3-4
Washington, D.C., United States

6th ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia: Safeguarding Labor Migrants from Home to Workplace
Feb. 3-5
Tokyo, Japan

The Supporting Syria and the Region Conference
Feb. 4
London, United Kingdom

European Humanitarian Roundtables
Feb. 4
Marseille, France

The Role of City-Regions in the Achievement of a Low-Carbon Economy
Feb. 4
Brussels, Belgium

Moral Incentives: Experimental Evidence from Repayments of an Islamic Credit Card
Feb. 4
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Understanding and Tackling the Migration Challenge: The Role of Research
Feb. 4-5
Brussels, Belgium

The Global Refugee Crisis: Moral Dimensions and Practical Solutions
Feb. 5
Washington, D.C., United States

A Dialogue on Faith, Peacebuilding and Development
Feb. 5
Geneva, Switzerland

Inside Government: Developing the Evidence Base for Public Sector Reform
Feb. 5
Washington, D.C., United States

Reflections on COP 21 Outcomes and Next Steps
Feb. 5
Brussels, Belgium

Leaving No One Behind
Feb. 8
London, United Kingdom

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the United States
Feb. 8
Washington, D.C., United States

World Government Summit
Feb. 8-10
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Leave No One Behind: Reaching Children, Women and Persons with Disabilities through EU Aid
Feb. 8-10
Brussels, Belgium

Investing in African Mining Indaba 2016
Feb. 8-11
Cape Town, South Africa

Optima HIV Training Course to Conduct HIV Efficiency and Sustainability Analyses
Feb. 8-12
Washington, D.C., United States

Private Sector Approaches to Improving Youth Workforce Systems
Feb. 9
Washington, D.C., United States

International observances

World Cancer Day
Feb. 4

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Feb. 6

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