Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 15 March 2016

A Syrian girl waves from the balcony of an unfinished apartment block in northern Lebanon. The Syrian conflict, which has displaced millions of people, reaches its fifth year today. Photo by: Russell Watkins / DfID / CC BY

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting March 15:

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

Women's Empowerment Principles Annual Event
March 15-16
New York, United States

7th ADB Business Opportunities Fair 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

27th Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board
March 15-18
Bonn, Germany

Seminar on the World Development Report 2016
March 16
Beijing, China

Gender Equality: The Basis for Sustainable Infrastructure and Services
March 16
New York, United States

Expanding Productive Capacity for Achieving the SDGs
March 16
New York, United States

How Will You Join Rural Women in Implementing the SDGs?
March 16
New York, United States

Habitat III Regional Meeting
March 16-18
Prague, Czech Republic

Disaster Relief Asia
March 16-18
Bangkok, Thailand  

UN Global Compact Event on Innovative Partnerships Enabling Green and Gender Inclusive Growth
March 17
New York, United States

SDGs in Asia and Europe: Localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
March 17
Bucharest, Romania  

Disaster Risk Management Seminar No.8 "Building Regulation for Resilience: Managing Risks for Safer Cities"
March 17
Tokyo, Japan

Forum on Public Private Partnership (PPP) Policy Frameworks for Myanmar
March 17
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Korea Launch of the 2016 World Development Report ‘Digital Dividends’
March 18
Seoul, South Korea

Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth 2016
March 21
Brussels, Belgium

Panel Discussion: “Addressing the Labour Market Impacts of Refugees and Other Forcibly Displaced People”
March 21
Geneva, Switzerland

Women and Land: Localizing the 2030 Agenda
March 21
New York, United States

Women, Water and Farming
March 21
London, United Kingdom

Africa CEO Forum
March 21-22
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

9th Meeting of Asia Solar Energy Forum (9th ASEF)
March 21-23
Beijing, China

Training-of-Trainer / Capacity Building Workshop on Public-private Partnerships
March 21-25
Bangkok, Thailand

Forum for the Future of Agriculture
March 22
Brussels, Belgium

The Economics of Public-Private Partnerships
March 22
Washington, D.C., United States

Workshop: Sustainable Development Goals and Trade: Achieving Win–Wins
March 22-23
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Roundtable: Capital Market and Financial Reform in Asia
March 22-23
Tokyo, Japan

The Impact of Syrian Refugees on the Turkish Labor Market
March 23
Washington, D.C., United States

Supporting Economic Development: Learning from Success
March 23
London, United Kingdom

International observances

International Day of Forests 2016
March 21

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 21

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