Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 15 November 2016
Newly built toilets at Harper transit site in Liberia. Photo by:
Caroline Gluck / Oxfam / CC BY-NC-ND
Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Nov. 15:
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 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 Smart City Expo World Congress Nov. 15-17 Barcelona, Spain 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 in Research for LGBTI Inclusion Nov. 16 Washington, D.C., United States Refugees, Immigration Control and Indifference: Reflections on the Role of Distance Nov. 16 London, United Kingdom Power, Politics and the Economics of Humanitarian Action Nov. 16 London, United Kingdom Investing for the Future: Infrastructure Development in Central Asia Nov. 16-17 Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic Sustainable Energy Seminar Nov. 17 Nassau, Bahamas 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 Business Opportunity and Imperative to Bring Down Legal Barriers for Women's Economic Empowerment Nov. 17 Online Right to Sanitation in India: From Formal Recognition to Realization Nov. 17 London, United Kingdom 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 Africa Day 2016 Nov. 21 Abidjan, Ivory Coast Public Symposium by JICA and the World Bank: Improvement of Children’s Learning through Local Community and School Collaboration — ‘From Experience of “School for All” Project and Evidence from the World’ Nov. 21 Tokyo, Japan Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Small and Medium Size Businesses in Low Income Countries Nov. 21-22 Online Resilience Across the Post-2015 International Frameworks Nov. 22 Balaclava, Mauritius First Green Business Forum for Asia and the Pacific Nov. 22-24 Manila, Philippines Fifth Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development Nov. 22-24 Singapore INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES International Day for Tolerance Nov. 16 World Toilet Day Nov. 19 Africa Industrialization Day Nov. 20 Universal Children's Day Nov. 20 The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims Nov. 20 World Television Day Nov. 20 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.