Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 24 May 2016

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses a special session on “People with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action” during the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo by: Eskinder Debebe / United Nations

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting May 23:

UN World Humanitarian Summit 2016
May 23-24
Istanbul, Turkey

69th World Health Assembly
May 23-28
Geneva, Switzerland

2016 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank
May 23-27
Lusaka, Zambia

2nd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly
May 23-27
Nairobi, Kenya

How do we End Energy Poverty?
May 24
Washington, D.C., United States

How is Child Care Quality Measured
May 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Mobilizing Communities to End Violence against Women
May 24
London, United Kingdom

Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health
May 24
London, United Kingdom

Dialogue for Climate Action
May 24-25
Vienna, Austria

Pakistan Digital Youth Summit 2016
May 24-26
Peshawar, Pakistan

Why Women are Central to Conflict Resolution and Humanitarianism
May 25
London, United Kingdom

How to Make Green Growth inclusive in Latin America and the Caribbean
May 25
Costa Rica

Fast-Tracking Social Protection to End AIDS: A Panel Discussion
May 25
Geneva, Switzerland

7th Global Housing Finance Conference
May 25-26
Washington, D.C., United States

5th Meeting of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
May 25-26
Budapest, Hungary

Global Carbon Market Fair and Conference
May 25-27
Cologne, Germany

SDGs 2030 — A Transformative Agenda for Global Health?
May 26
Geneva, Switzerland

Sustainable Open Innovation in Government: Practical Application in Cities and Beyond
May 26
Washington, D.C., United States

How can South Asia Boost its Untapped Regional Trade?
May 26
Online

Understanding Syria's Civil War: Revolution, Regime Resilience, and Stalemate
May 26
London, United Kingdom

Beyond Ottawa: The Impact of a Supreme Court Decision on Global Anti-Corruption Efforts
May 26
Washington, D.C., United States

Ise-Shima Summit Commemorative Event: “Dialogue with President Kim on Global Health”
May 26
Tokyo, Japan

First EU Africa Advocacy Day
May 26
Brussels, Belgium

G-7 Summit
May 26-27
Ise-Shima, Japan

Least Developed Country Civil Society Forum
May 26-28
Antalya, Turkey

3rd Session of the Arab Forum on Sustainable Development
May 29-30
Amman, Jordan

Risky Routes: Energy Transit in the Middle East
May 30
Doha, Qatar

Beyond the Paradigm of Power: The Authority of UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies
May 30
Geneva, Switzerland

European Sustainable Development Week
May 30-June 5
Brussels, Belgium

2016 DMF Stakeholders’ Forum: Managing a Diverse Debt Portfolio in a Volatile Global Environment
May 30-31
Lusaka, Zambia

Enabling Agro-Food Value Chains: A Capacity-Building Workshop
May 30-31
Tokyo, Japan

The Power of Parity: How Advancing Women’s Equality Can Add $12 trillion to Global Growth
May 30
Manila, Philippines

Immunities of International Organizations: Theory and Practice
May 31
Geneva, Switzerland

Sustainable Development Goal on Water: Business as Usual in Brussels?
May 31
Brussels, Belgium

Making Paris Happen — The Role of Fiscal Policies for a Low-Carbon, Inclusive Green Economy
May 31
Brussels, Belgium

Stakeholder Dialogue on De-risking: What will it Take to Safeguard Financial Inclusion?
May 31-June 1
Washington, D.C., United States

2016 Fragile or Conflict-Affected Situations Rural Community-Driven Development Knowledge Exchange
May 31-June 4
Seoul, South Korea

OECD Forum
May 31-June 1
Paris, France

Civil Society Days
May 31-June 1
Brussels, Belgium

International celebrations

International Day of UN Peacekeepers
May 29

World No-Tobacco Day
May 31

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