Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 04 October 2016

UNHCR staff screen Afghan refugees at a voluntary repatriation center in Pakistan. Photo by: Pierre Prakash / European Union / ECHO / CC BY-ND

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Oct. 4:

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Oct. 4
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EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016: Taking on Inequality
Oct. 4
Washington, D.C., United States

International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group 2016 Annual Meetings
Oct. 4-5
Washington, D.C., United States

Brussels Conference on Afghanistan
Oct. 4-5
Brussels, Belgium

Managing Global Financial Risks in Uncertain Times
Oct. 5
Washington, D.C., United States

2nd Pan African Agri-Business Incubators Conference and Expo
Oct. 4-6
Accra, Ghana

Civil Society Policy Forum
Oct. 4-7
Washington, D.C., United States

Enriching the Policy Ecosystem: Broadening the Talent Base
Oct. 5
Washington, D.C., United States

Designing the Framework for Bottom-up Climate Action
Oct. 5
Brussels, Belgium

Live Webcast: Economic and Social Inclusion to Prevent Violent Extremism
Oct. 5
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

Good Jobs for Inclusive Growth in Central and West Asia
Oct. 5-6
Tokyo, Japan

Small States Forum 2016 - Towards a Resilient and Equitable Future: Opportunities for Financing and Partnerships
Oct. 6
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

$50 Billion in One Room: How Can Development Finance Institutions Unleash the Private Sector?
Oct. 6
Washington, D.C., United States

The Future of Global Health Financing
Oct. 6
Washington, D.C., United States

Webinar — Looking Ahead to COP22
Oct. 6
Online

Seeking New Solutions for Family Planning through Breastfeeding
Oct. 6-9
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Climate Benefits, Tenure Costs
Oct. 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Financial Inclusion not Exclusion: Managing De-Risking
Oct. 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Multilateral Development Banking for This Century's Development Challenges
Oct. 7
Washington, D.C., United States

International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group 2016 Annual Meetings
Oct. 7-9
Washington, D.C.

Ensuring an Enabling Environment for Digital Development
Oct. 8
Washington, D.C., United States

8th World Health Summit
Oct. 9-11
Berlin, Germany

The Fifth International Conference on Global Health Challenges
Oct. 9-13
Venice, Italy

The transformative potential of girls' education
Oct. 10
London, United Kingdom; Online

Evaluating humanitarian action: Ask the experts
Oct. 10
London, United Kingdom; Online

Design for Europe: Powering innovation
Oct. 10
Tallinn, Estonia

Workshop on nature conservation and EU financing
Oct. 10
Bratislava, Slovakia

European Week of Regions and Cities 2016
Oct. 10-13
Brussels, Belgium

Agriculture and Fisheries Council
Oct. 10-11
Luxembourg

Smart Aid: Evidence-Based Policy Reform
Oct. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

International celebrations

World Mental Health Day
Oct. 10

International Day of the Girl Child
Oct. 11

International Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct. 13

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