Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Jacqueline Najjengo, a full-time agriculture extension worker and a recent graduate of Makerere University, in the community garden in Mpigi District, Uganda. Photo by: RIBI Image Library / CC BY

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

Global Food Security and Sustainability Conference
Sept. 5-7
Beijing, China        

Africa Green Revolution Forum
Sept. 5-9
Nairobi, Kenya        
Transformational Business Network Asia Conference — Fighting Poverty through Enterprise
Sept. 6-7

2016 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance: Financial Instruments that Address the Risks of Loss and Damage Associated with the Adverse Effects of Climate Change
Sept. 6-7
Manila, Philippines        

1st Week of Sustainable Energy for All in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sept. 6-9
Panama City, Panama        

Investing in Africa Forum: Experience Sharing and Investment Promotion, Building Complementarities and Shared Prosperity
Sept. 7-8
Guangzhou, China

AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit
Sept. 7-8
Washington, D.C., United States

6th International Building Resilience Conference
Sept. 7-9
Auckland, New Zealand

Big Data Innovation Summit
Sept. 8-9
Boston, Massachusetts, United States        

International Conference on Refugee and Forced Migration
Sept. 9-10
Istanbul, Turkey

12th Annual Meeting of the International Water Resource Economics Consortium
Sept. 11-13
Washington, D.C., United States

Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion
Sept. 12-13
Brussels, Belgium

ADB Transport Forum
Sept. 12-16
Manila, Philippines        

Sept. 13-16
San Francisco, California, United States

International celebrations

International Day of Charity
Sept. 5

International Literacy Day
Sept. 8

World Suicide Prevention DaySept. 10

United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

Sept. 12

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