Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 10 May 2016

Jill Sheffield, president of Women Deliver, welcomes the attendees and speakers of the opening plenary at the Women Deliver 2010 conference. Photo by: Sam Hurd / Women Deliver / CC BY-NC

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting May 10:

Middle East in Crisis: How the World should Respond
May 10
London, United Kingdom

The Economic Impact of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
May 10
Geneva, Switzerland

United Nations General Assembly High-level Thematic Debate: Strengthening the UN’s Role in Peace and Security
May 10-11
New York, United States

Shared Value Leadership Summit
May 10-11
New York, United States

International Conference 2016: Sustainable Development: It's Time!
May 10-11
Paris, France

Lessons from the PEPFAR Gender-based Violence Initiative in Three Countries
May 10-11
Washington, D.C., United States

Ocean Economy and Trade: Sustainable Fisheries, Transport and Tourism
May 10-12
Geneva, Switzerland

Adaptation Futures 2016
May 10-13
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The Effect of Livelihood Diversity on Recovery and Shock Impact in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda
May 11
Washington, D.C., United States

Fostering Sustainable Health Procurement
May 11
UN City, Copenhagen

Discussion On Civilian Survival Strategies In Conflict
May 11
Washington, D.C., United States

Stumbling at the First Step: A Triple Crisis at the Foundations of Education Systems
May 11
Washington, D.C., United States

15th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples
May 11
New York, United States

First African Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development
May 11-12
Rabat, Morocco

Inclusive Growth for Shared Prosperity: Ideas to Facilitate Policymaking
May 11-12
Washington, D.C., United States

Western Balkans Climate Resilience Workshop
May 11-12
Vienna, Austria

World Economic Forum on Africa 2016
May 11-13
Kigali, Rwanda

Enabling the Business of Agriculture
May 12
Online

Measuring our Progress: Health Data in the SDG Era
May 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Agenda2030 and Rural transformation telco
May 12
Online

Identifying the Role of Violence Prevention in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
May 12-13
Washington, D.C., United States

Save the Children Launches New Global Campaign: Every Last Child
May 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Accelerating Action Against Malnutrition: Reaching Every Last Child
May 13
Arlington, Virginia, United States

Financial Regulations for Improving Financial Inclusion
May 13
New Delhi, India

Stories from Women on the Frontline: Health Workers Returning Value
May 15
Copenhagen, Denmark

72nd Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
May 15-19
Bangkok, Thailand

Women Deliver 2016
May 16-19
Copenhagen, Denmark

Bonn Climate Change Conference
May 16-26
Bonn, Germany

2016 Understanding Risk Forum
May 16-20
Venice, Italy

International celebrations

International Day Of Families
May 15

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