Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Police cadets in Nakorn Pathom, Thailand train in gender equality last March 7, organized by UN Women, the Police Cadet Academy, Thailand Institute of Justice and the Embassy of Sweden. Gender equality is the theme of this year's International Women's Day. Photo by: Pathumporn Thongking / UN Women / CC BY-NC-ND

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting March 8:

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

The Sustainable Development Goals and the Implementation of the End TB Strategy
March 9
London, United Kingdom

Process Evaluation of a Community-Led Maternal and Newborn Health Intervention
March 9
London, United Kingdom

Getting Legality Right in the EU Refugee Crisis
March 9
London, United Kingdom

Looking for Accountability: The Impacts of Multinational Mining Companies in a Globalized World
March 9
London, United Kingdom

Climate Change after Paris: Security and Sustainability in Practice
March 9
Geneva, Switzerland

Economic Inequality, Financial Crises and Human Rights
March 9
Geneva, Switzerland

Women at Work: Under-Used Source of Growth?
March 9
Brussels, Belgium

Tax Evasion: Investigation and Compliance Strategies
March 9-11
Tokyo, Japan

Traceability Technical Solutions for the Apparel Sector
March 10
Online

Re-thinking the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 10
Online

Singapore Urban Roundtable
March 10
Singapore

Tourism and Economic Development: Evidence from Mexico’s Coastline
March 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Competitive Cities for Jobs and Growth: What, Who and How
March 10
Singapore

Knowledge Exchange Roundtable: Enhancing Private Sector Partnerships        
March 10
Seoul, South Korea

World Bank Educational Seminar: ‘Learning Environment as a Third Teacher’
March 10-11
Almaty, Kazakhstan

The SOAS African Development Forum
March 12
London, United Kingdom

The Past and Future of Rights Cinema: Screening Migration: Refugees, Borders, Frontiers, Oceans
March 12
London, United Kingdom

Disaster Risk Management Seminar No.7: Modernizing Weather, Climate and Hydrological Services and Early Warning Systems: Experience of World Bank and Japan’
March 14

3ie-LIDC seminar: The Value of Advice: Evidence from the Adoption of Agricultural Practices
March 14
London, United Kingdom

Third Workshop on Engagement with the Private Sector in the Framework of the Policy Forum on Development
March 14
Brussels, Belgium

African Transformation Forum
March 14-15
Kigali, Rwanda

4th Global Meeting of the EU Policy Forum on Development
March 14-16
Brussels, Belgium

Land and Poverty Conference 2016: Scaling up Responsible Land Governance
March 14-18
Washington, D.C., United States

2016 Women’s Empowerment Principles Annual Event
March 15
New York, United States

Better Together? Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Multi-Sector Partnerships
March 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Tobacco Taxes in China: Impacts on Smokers’ Health and Finances
March 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Global Health Advocacy: Demanding Clean-Up of War Contamination
March 15
London, United Kingdom

Five Years On, What Next for Syria?
March 15
London, United Kingdom

From Homs to Hamburg: Refugee Movements from Syria to Europe and Beyond
March 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Research and Knowledge at DFID: What Role for Evidence in the New Aid Strategy?
March 15
London, United Kingdom

Annual Consultation Meeting for Financing Partnership Facilities 2016
March 15-16
Manila, Philippines

Food Loss Reduction Strategy Development in Favor of Smallholder Producers in Africa Phase 1: Regional Validation Workshop
March 15-17
Harare, Zimbabwe

Alternative Partnerships in the Water Sector
March 15-18
Tokyo, Japan

International observances

International Women's Day
March 8

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