Chairman of the IPCC Hoesung Lee, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, Lord Mayor of Marrakech Mohamed Larbi Belcaid and COP21 President Ségoléne Royal at the opening ceremony of COP22. Photo by:
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Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Nov. 7:
FEATURED EVENT The 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Nov. 7-18 Marrakech, Morocco
COP22 is being dubbed as the “COP of action” to put a stop mitigate the effects of global warming and environmental disasters. It will focus on action items in order to achieve the priorities of the Paris agreement, especially related to adaptation, transparency, technology transfer, mitigation, capacity building and loss and damages.
Devex Senior Correspondent Michael Igoe is reporting live from COP22 in Morocco this week. Stay tuned to Devex and follow him
@AlterIgoe for on-the-ground coverage. EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS End Poverty Campaign Panel Discussion Nov. 8 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Innovative Financing: Public-Private Cooperation and Noncommunicable Diseases Nov. 8 Online The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Well-Being Conference 2016 Nov. 8-10 Melbourne, Australia Improving Water Pollution Reduction Using Flexible Market Tools Nov. 9 Washington, D.C., United States Is Rural Development Passé in an Urbanizing World? Nov. 9 Washington, D.C., United States COP22 — Global Climate Action Agenda Business and Industry Day Nov. 9 Marrakech, Morocco 3rd Annual Haiti Funders Conference: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Haiti Nov. 9-10 New York, United States Engaging in Multistakeholder Diplomacy for Health Nov. 9-11 Geneva, Switzerland COP22 Side Event: Fossil Fuel Supply and Climate Policy Nov. 10 Marrakech, Morocco COP22 - ICAT: Collaboration in Assessing the Impacts of Climate Actions, New Tools Presentation Nov. 10 Marrakech, Morocco Protecting our Planet's Health: Growing Cities, Poor Nutrition, What Can Be Done? Nov. 10 Geneva, Switzerland Webinar: U.S. Utilities Expand Access to Renewable Energy Through Green Tariffs Nov. 10 Online 16th Disaster Risk Management Seminar "Seismic Preparedness Map for Community Resilience" Nov. 11 Tokyo, Japan World Bank Seminar "World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law" Nov. 11 Tokyo, Japan Non-State Actors for Bottom-up Climate Action Nov. 11 Marrakech, Morocco Workshop: Aging Populations in Asian Countries and Their Impact on Fiscal Sustainability Nov. 11 Tokyo, Japan ASTMH 65th Annual Meeting Nov. 13-17 Atlanta, Georgia, United States Do Numbers Tell the Whole Story? Perceptions and Reality about Prosperity and Jobs Nov. 14 Washington, D.C., United States Technical Seminar on Joint Programming Nov. 14 Brussels, Belgium COP22 Side Event: Tailoring and Targeting Adaptation Programming Nov. 14 Marrakech, Morocco COP22 Side Event: Gender Equality and Climate Policy Nov. 14 Marrakech, Morocco From Intuition to Evidence Nov. 14 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada World Bank Group Youth Summit 2016: Rethinking Education for the New Millennium Nov. 14-15 Washington, D.C., United States 2016 Integrated Nutrition Conference Nov. 14-16 Nairobi, Kenya Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Mainstreaming Gender Equality: Concepts and Instruments Nov. 14-18 Turin, Italy COP22 Side Event: Tailoring Pro-poor Financial Services for Adaptation and Resilience Nov. 15 Marrakech, Morocco COP22 — Accelerating Action: Catalyzing and Financing NDC Implementation to Support Climate, Growth and Development Nov. 15 Marrakech, Morocco COP22 — Greening Industrialization in Africa Nov. 15 Marrakech, Morocco COP22 — Launch of the NDC Partnership Nov. 15 Marrakech, Morocco How Can Health Systems Strengthening Accelerate Country Progress towards Resiliency and UHC? Nov. 15 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada HIV, PrEP, and Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Understanding the Evidence Nov. 15 Online Aging in Asia Nov. 15-16 Kitakyushu, Japan The Power of Ownership: Transforming US Foreign Assistance Nov. 16 Washington, D.C., United States Power, Politics and the Economics of Humanitarian Action Nov. 16 London, United Kingdom Increasing Funding for TB Research: An Advocacy Strategy Webinar Nov. 16 Online Achieving Global Health Goals through Local Solutions: Innovations for a Fit-for-Purpose Health Workforce Nov. 16 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada COP22 — Global Landscapes Forum: Tomorrow’s Technology For Today’s Land Use Challenges Nov. 16 Marrakech, Morocco Investing for the Future: Infrastructure Development in Central Asia Nov. 16-17 Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic World Bank Smart Cities Conference Nov. 17 Yokohama, Japan COP22 Side Event: Confronting Climate-Induced Migration in Climate and Disaster Policy Nov. 17 Marrakech, Morocco COP22 - ICAT: Stabilizing NDCs Through Tools and Support to Assess the Impacts of Climate Actions Nov. 17 Marrakech, Morocco The Fourth IMF Statistical Forum Nov. 17-18 Washington, D.C., United States World Bank Seminar “Japan Social Development Fund: Improving Primary Education Outcomes for the Most Vulnerable Children in Rural Mongolia” Nov. 18 Tokyo, Japan INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES U.S. Election DayNov. 8 World Science Day for Peace and Development Nov. 10 World Pneumonia Day Nov. 12 Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Read more development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.