Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Global campaigns for this year's World Wildlife Day will focus on the conservation of African and Asian elephants. Photo by: Anita Ritenour / CC BY

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting March 1:

The Future of EU External Action — Towards Integrated Policy Responses for Global Sustainable Development?
March 1
Berlin, Germany        

Climate, Economy and Sustainability
March 1
Madrid, Spain

Cracking the Nut 2016: Regenerating Rural and Agricultural Development
March 1-2
Washington, D.C., United States

World Bank Group Fragility, Conflict and Violence Forum 2016
March 1-3
Washington, D.C., United States

The European Union's Global Strategy
March 2
Online

IISD-ELA Webinar: Climate Change and its Effects on our Lakes
March 2
Online

From Lab to Law: Advocacy and the Impact of Think-Tanks in EU Policy Making
March 2
Brussels, Belgium

Presentation of the new EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking & Screening of the National Geographic and WCS documentary 'Warlords of Ivory'
March 2
Brussels, Belgium

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe 2016
March 2-3
The Hague, Netherlands

Ajman 4th International Environment Conference 2016
March 2-3
Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Environmental Impact Assessment: Discussion Forum
March 2-3
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

GLOBE 2016 Conference & Innovation Expo: The Leadership Summit for Sustainable BusinessMarch 2-4
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Global Climate Observation: The Road to the Future
March 2-4
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Migrant Labor Markets and the Welfare of Rural Households in the Developing World: Evidence from China
March 3
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Economic Opportunity, Violence, and Crime
March 3
Washington, D.C., United States

Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals — Mutual Reinforcement for Persons with Disabilities, including Women and Girls with Disabilities
March 3
Geneva, Switzerland

How to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?
March 3
Geneva, Switzerland

The Data Revolution: Are International Goals and Country Needs Misaligned?
March 4
Washington, D.C., United States

Malaria 2016-2030: A Problem to be Solved
March 4
London, United Kingdom

Understanding the Risk of China’s Local Government Debts and Its Linkage with Property Markets
March 4
Geneva, Switzerland

Climate: Acting for the Planet and Human Rights
March 5
Geneva, Switzerland

Bridging the Gap between the Old and New Development Agendas
March 5
Oxford, United Kingdom

Good Governance: The Key to Sustaining Mining Investments in a Tough Commodity Cycle
March 6
Toronto, Canada

Global Partnerships Practitioners Forum
March 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Unleashing the Next Engine of Growth: A Services Trade Agenda beyond Doha and the TPPMarch 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Mobile Learning Week 2016
March 7-11
Paris, France

Urban Week 2016
March 7-11
Singapore

Meetings of the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities
March 7-11
Singapore

Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos 2016
March 7-12
Hong Kong

Violent Extremism and Radicalization: Women as Perpetrators, Victims and Agents of Change
March 8
Paris, France

Business Engagement in USAID Public-Private Partnerships
March 8
Washington, D.C., United States

Smart Aid Series: Gender and Social Inclusion in Infrastructure
March 8
Washington, D.C., United States

Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe: Partners for Mutual Prosperity?
March 8
Geneva, Switzerland

Migration Control World Summit
March 8-9
Adelaide, South Australia

Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2016
March 9-11
Hong Kong

International celebrations

World Wildlife Day
March 3                                                                                                

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