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

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

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

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