Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 08 November 2016

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: UNFCCC / CC BY

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

Nov. 14-18
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 Day
Nov. 8

World Science Day for Peace and Development
Nov. 10

World Pneumonia Day
Nov. 12

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