Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 05 April 2016

A patient is tested for diabetes. This year’s World Health Day focuses on raising awareness about diabetes and how to halt its rise. Photo by: Oskar Annermarken / CC BY-SA 

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting April 5:

What Works in Promoting Women-Led SMEs?
April 5
Washington, D.C., United States

Collective Advocacy in Action: Women and Girls Raise Their Voices
April 5
Washington, D.C., United States

Stakeholder Forum to Implement the Africa‐EU R&I Partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture
April 5-6
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals: Are the SDGs Good News for Women?
April 6
Geneva, Switzerland

Third International Symposium: Perspectives on ICT4D
April 6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Are EU Climate Policies up to the Challenge of Decarbonizing Europe?
April 6
Online

Military Costs versus Humanitarian Needs
April 6
Geneva, Switzerland

Gender Perspectives in Preventing Violent Extremism: A Conversation with Carol Bellamy
April 6
Geneva, Switzerland

The Smartest Places on Earth: Why Rustbelts are the Emerging Hotspots of Global Innovation
April 6
Washington, D.C., United States

2nd Meeting of the European Migration Forum
April 6-7
Brussels, Belgium

The Local Impact of Mining on Poverty and Inequality
April 7
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Securing Development in Insecure Places
April 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Are Humanitarian Responses Inclusive of People with Disabilities?
April 7
London, United Kingdom

Sustainable Built Environment 2016: “Transition Zero”
April 7-8
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion: Financial Inclusion in a Digital Age
April 7-8
Tokyo, Japan

Africa in the 21st Century: Prospects for Secure Sustainable Development
April 8
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Geneva Conference on Preventing Violent Extremism — The Way Forward
April 8
Geneva, Switzerland

Workshop: The Next Frontier in Housing
April 8
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Global Parliamentary Conference
April 10-12
Washington, D.C., United States

Egypt’s Human Rights Crisis and Western Foreign Policy: What Price Stability?
April 11
London, United Kingdom

Going Beyond the Meter: Inclusive Energy Solutions in South Asia
April 11-12
Rajasthan, India

Civil Society Policy Forum
April 11-15
Washington, D.C., United States

Humanitarian Response in Crisis
April 12
London, United Kingdom and online

Webinar: Beyond SDG Indicators
April 12
Online

Made in Africa: Toward an Industrialization Strategy for the Continent
April 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Youth Transforming Africa
April 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Building Evidence for Effective Solutions
April 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Moving from Evidence to Action: Integration, Setting and Scale
April 12
London, United Kingdom

Starting Strong: The First 1000 Days of the SDGs — African Regional Dialogue
April 12
Nairobi, Kenya

Beyond the ‘Refugee Crisis’: Mobility Patterns and Asylum Regimes in Europe
April 12
Geneva, Switzerland

Profits and Sustainability. The Historical Evolution of Green Entrepreneurship
April 12
Geneva, Switzerland

Links between Natural Disasters, Climate Change and Migration
April 12
Geneva, Switzerland

Energy for Economic Prosperity: A Conversation with Donald Kaberuka and the Energy Access Targets Working Group
April 12
Washington, D.C., United States

ARE-RECP Off-Grid Investment Forum
April 12-13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Agricultural Research for Rural Prosperity: Rethinking the Pathways
April 12-14
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

International celebrations

World Health Day
April 7

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