Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 22 November 2016
Sia Sandi, student midwife from The School of Midwifery in Masuba, Makeni on placement at the Makeni Regional Hospital, Bombali District, Sierra Leone. Photo by:
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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 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.