Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 18 October 2016

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the opening of the Habitat III. Photo by: Eskinder Debebe / U.N.

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Oct. 17:

FEATURED EVENT

Habitat III: United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development
Oct. 17-20
Quito, Ecuador

In Resolution 66/207 and in line with the bi-decennial cycle (1976, 1996 and 2016), the United Nations General Assembly decided to convene the Habitat III Conference to reinvigorate the global commitment to sustainable urbanization, to focus on the implementation of a New Urban Agenda, building on the Habitat Agenda of Istanbul in 1996.

Devex is reporting from Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, this week. Follow our reporter, Naki Mendoza on Twitter (@mfbmendoza) and keep up with Devex coverage. You can also read more about the #newurbanagenda.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

43rd Session of the Committee on World Food Security
Oct. 17-21
Rome, Italy

Global Learning and Brexit
Oct. 18
London, United Kingdom

Migration and Health — Where’s the Global Leadership?
Oct. 18
London, United Kingdom

The Current Macroeconomic Situation in the People’s Republic of China and the Policy Options
Oct. 18
Tokyo, Japan

Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health in Humanitarian Settings
Oct. 18
Online

Increasing Survival in the First Month of Life: A Seminar on Innovative Approaches to Improving Newborn Health
Oct. 18
Online

Mobilizing Private Sector Engagement in Humanitarian Action
Oct. 18
Online

2016 ReSAKSS Annual Conference
Oct. 18-20
Accra, Ghana

Asia Women Leaders Program 2016
Oct. 18-21
Manila, Philippines

Knowledge Seminar on Results-Based Financing and Output-Based Aid "Bringing Development to Communities to Improve Lives and Achieve Measurable Results: Examples from Indonesia, Bangladesh, Kenya"
Oct. 19
Tokyo, Japan

Global Health 2030 Symposium
Oct. 19
Tysons, Virginia, United States

Research in the Midst of Health Emergencies: Implications for Future Response
Oct. 19
Tysons, Virginia, United States

Asia-Pacific Summit on Low Carbon Technology: Building Partnerships for Low Carbon Technology Promotion
Oct. 19-20
Hunan Province, China

Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ Access to Finance in a Digital Finance Era
Oct. 19-20
Tokyo, Japan

WHO Global Dialogue Meeting on the Prevention and Control of NCDs
Oct. 19-21
Balaclava, Mauritius

Erosion and Adaptation Project in West Africa Coastal Area: Inception Workshop
Oct. 19-21
Lomé, Togo

Girl Summit DC 2016: Keeping Our Promises to Adolescent Girls
Oct. 20
Washington, D.C., United States

Equity and Development: Ten Years On
Oct. 20-21
Washington, D.C., United States

Power and Energy Connectivity through Cooperation in South Asia
Oct. 21-22
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Collaboration through storytelling: lessons from Nepal
Oct. 24
London, United Kingdom

Singapore International Energy Week 2016
Oct. 24-28
Singapore

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

United Nations Day
Oct. 24

World Development Information Day
Oct. 24

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