Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 22 November 2016

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Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Nov. 22:

FEATURED EVENT

9th Global Conference on Health Promotion
Nov. 21-24
Shanghai, China

Health is at the heart of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Promoting health is, therefore, central to delivering on the SDGs. In highlighting how health and sustainable development are inextricably linked, this conference will chart a new course for the next 15 years, aimed at inspiring national governments, municipal leaders and other stakeholders to grasp the great potential of promoting health across all sectors of society.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Resilience Across the Post-2015 International Frameworks
Nov. 22
Balaclava, Mauritius

How can Regional Policy Benefit from Big Data?
Nov. 22
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

European Innovation Policies for the Digital Shift
Nov. 22
Brussels, Belgium

Public Webinar: The Health Workforce: A Good Investment
Nov. 22
Online

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

Conference on Smart, Innovative and Sustainable Urban Mobility
Nov. 23
Brussels, Belgium

Webinar: Climate Services for Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists in Africa
Nov. 23
Online

Progress Towards the Goals of Sustainable Energy for All and Sustainable Development Goal #7 in Latin America and the Caribbean
Nov. 24-25
Quito, Ecuador

Global Sustainable Transport Conference — World Bank Participation
Nov. 26-27
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

EU Labor Market Integration of Asylum-Seekers and Refugees
Nov. 28-29
Berlin, Germany

How Can Finance Ministries Support a Sustainable HIV Response?
Nov. 28
Washington, D.C., United States

What a Trump Presidency means for International Affairs
Nov. 29
London, United Kingdom; Online

The Halo Effect and the Economic Value of Faith-Based Organizations
Nov. 29
Washington, D.C., United States

The Challenges of Localized Aid in Conflict
Nov. 29
London, United Kingdom; Online

Global Education Monitoring Report Launch: Education for People and Planet, Creating Sustainable Futures for All
Nov. 29
Washington, D.C., United States

Should Rich Nations Help the Poor?
Nov. 29
Washington, D.C., United States

European Day of Persons with Disabilities
Nov. 29-30
Brussels, Belgium

2016 DEPP Learning Conference
Nov. 29 - Dec. 1
Nairobi, Kenya

Global Security Forum
Dec. 1
Washington, D.C., United States

Move4Dev: 2nd EU Presidency — World Bank Conference on Migration and Development
Dec. 1
Washington, D.C., United States

Sustainability, Smart Cities, and the Internet of Things
Dec. 1
Washington, D.C., United States

The Global Response to Refugees and Vulnerable Migrants
Dec. 1
London, United Kingdom; Online

Providing Quality Education in Afghanistan: Latest Research Findings
Dec. 2
Washington, D.C., United States

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Nov. 25

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Nov. 29

World AIDS Day
Dec. 1

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Dec. 2

International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Dec. 3

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