Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 12 April 2016

Attendees of the Financial Inclusion: Macroeconomic and Regulatory Challenges seminar at the 2016 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C. Photo by: International Monetary Fund / CC BY-NC-ND

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting April 12:

Informal Dialogues with Candidates for UN Secretary-General
April 12-14
New York, United States

World Bank-International Monetary Fund Annual Spring Meetings
April 12-17
Washington, D.C., United States

Beyond SDG Indicators: Integrated Models Supporting Implementation, Strategy Development and Transition Planning
April 12
Online

Investor-Corporate Engagement on Anti-Corruption
April 13
Online

Mashreq Day: Pushing the Frontier in a Conflict-Affected Region
April 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Sustainable Supply Chains: Through the Lens of the 17 SDGs
April 13
Online

Polio Eradication: Endgame Challenges, Lessons and Legacy
April 13
London, United Kingdom

Conflicts of Interest in Public Health and Policy Research: What are the Solutions?
April 13
London, United Kingdom

Aid Agencies Committed to Transparency: So Who’s Delivered and Who Hasn’t?
April 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Out of the Shadows: Making Mental Health a Global Priority
April 13-14
Washington, D.C., United States

Skoll World Forum
April 13-15
Oxford, England

Innovative Financial Solutions for Today’s Development Challenges
April 14
Washington, D.C., United States

Gender Equality Community of Practice for Finance Ministers Technical-Level Event: How to Get Results
April 14
Washington, D.C., United States

Multilateral Development Banks Changing with the Times: A Conversation with EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti
April 14
Washington, D.C., United States

Syria Crisis Response: Lessons Learned
April 14
London, United Kingdom

Building Social Cohesion and an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
April 14
Washington, D.C., United States

Universal Health Coverage Annual Financing Forum
April 14-15
Washington, D.C., United States

UN Reflection Series 2016: Development Cooperation, Policy Advice and MICs
April 14-16
Berlin, Germany

Bringing the SDGs Closer to the Citizens: Europe’s Commitment to the 2030 Agenda
April 15
Barcelona, Spain

Competition Policy in Developing Countries: Helping Markets Perform Better
April 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Powering Up Growth: Ideas for Beating the Slowdown
April 15
Washington, D.C., United States

The Past in the Present of the Middle East
April 15
London, United Kingdom

Clean Energy Subsidies and the Global Trading System
April 15
Geneva, Switzerland

The Role of Sport in Peacebuilding and Post Conflict
April 15
Geneva, Switzerland

Gender Gaps in Career Dynamics: New International Evidence
April 15
Tokyo, Japan

Global Infrastructure Forum 2016
April 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Zimbabwe’s Migrants and South Africa’s Border Farms. The Roots of Impermanence
April 18
London, United Kingdom

Getting Millions to Learn: What Will it Take to Accelerate Progress on Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals?
April 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Reviving the Stalled Reconstruction of Gaza
April 18
Doha, Qatar

The Economic and Social Council Forum on Financing for Development
April 18-20
New York, United States

Habitat III Regional Meeting - Latin America and the Caribbean
April 18-20
Toluca, Mexico

InterAction Forum 2016
April 18-20
Washington, D.C., United States

The UK Modern Slavery Act: Implications for Global Compact Participants
April 19
Online

Financing Development in a New Age of Choice
April 19
New York, United States

Human Rights in Thailand: A Failed Transplant?
April 19
London, United Kingdom

2016 Asia Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights
April 19-20
Doha, Qatar

Geneva Health Forum 2016 — Sustainable and Affordable Innovations in Healthcare
April 19-21
Geneva, Switzerland

Special Session of the UN General Assembly on the World Drug Problem
April 19-21
New York, United States

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