Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 16 February 2016

In this EU-funded humanitarian aid project, UNICEF staff deliver aid to displaced people in need in Ukraine. The European Union starts its humanitarian roundtables in Uppsala, Sweden, in the run-up to the first World Humanitarian Summit. Photo by: Pavel Zmey / UNICEF Ukraine

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Feb. 16:

U.S.-ASEAN Summit
Feb. 15-16
Sunnylands, California   

Fiscal Instruments and Energy Subsidies within Nationally Determined Contributions
Feb. 16
Online

Crowdsourcing Government Accountability: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan
Feb. 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Defeating AIDS, TB and Malaria: Designing Next Generation Financing Models
Feb. 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Africa Energy Indaba Conference
Feb. 16-17
Johannesburg, South Africa

European Humanitarian Roundtables 2016
Feb. 17
Uppsala, Sweden

LIDC-3ie Seminar: Value of Participatory Impact Assessment and Learning Approach in Impact Evaluation
Feb. 17
London, United Kingdom

The Needle in the Haystack: Looking for the Grass Roots in the Development Forest
Feb. 17
London, United Kingdom

Yemen in Crisis: What Can Be Done?
Feb. 17
Doha, Qatar

Knowledge Management Workgroup Planning Meeting
Feb. 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Information Session on the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa
Feb. 17
Brussels, Belgium

39th Session of IFAD's Governing Council
Feb. 17-18
Rome, Italy

2016 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations: Transforming Our World - The Role of Youth in the Implementation of the SDGs
Feb. 17-18
New York, United States

Training: Coordinated Action in Response to Climate Change Summit Decisions for Developing Countries in Asia and the Pacific
Feb. 17-19
Seoul, South Korea

Balancing Inclusiveness, Rigour and Feasibility to Enhance the Value of Impact Evaluation
Feb. 18
Brighton, United Kingdom

Addressing the Root Causes of migration from Developing Countries
Feb. 18
Brussels, Belgium

Business and Responsible Taxation
Feb 18
Online

Knowledge Production in Africa: Gender Dilemmas, Challenges, Possibilities
Feb. 18
Brighton, United Kingdom        

From Data to Mobilizing Communities to Act on Challenges
Feb. 18
Online

21st International Humanitarian Conference
Feb. 18-19
Geneva, Switzerland

Beyond Paris: Driving Solutions for the next Decade
Feb. 18-19
Vienna, Austria

Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar: Transformative Financing for the Achievement of Gender Equality by 2030
Feb. 18-19
Bangkok, Thailand        

North Korea: The Human Condition and Security Nexus
Feb. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Who We Really Are: A Conversation with Syrian Refugees in America
Feb. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa
Feb. 21-23
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia        

Africa on the Move: Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States
Feb. 22
Washington, D.C., United States

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
Feb. 22-25
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Le Monde Afrique Conference — Women: The Future of Africa
Feb. 23
Paris, France

Options for Global Agricultural Trade after Nairobi: Global Solutions or National Actions?
Feb. 23
Washington, D.C., United States and online

LIDC-DTC Seminar Series: Rural-Urban Transitions and Climate Change Adaptation
Feb. 23
London, United Kingdom

Effects of Differentiated School Vouchers: Evidence from a Policy Change and Date of Birth Cutoffs
Feb. 23
Washington, D.C., United States

Regional Conference on Postal Saving Systems in Asia: What We Know and What to Expect?
Feb. 23-24
Tokyo, Japan

Territorial Approaches to Local Development: What Does it Entail and How Can it be Fostered in Asian and Pacific Countries?
Feb. 23-25
Jakarta, Indonesia

GreenBiz 2016
Feb. 23-25
Phoenix, Arizona, United States

International celebrations

World Day of Social Justice
Feb. 20
Worldwide

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