Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 01 March 2016

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 Business
March 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 TPP
March 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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