Events preview: This week in development cooperation

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On World Cancer Day, the World Health Organization will issue a new report on early diagnosis of the disease, as well as new information on annual global deaths. Check out our preview for events taking place this week. Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Jan. 31:

Development Debates: Are Slum Free Cities Achievable?
Jan. 31
London, United Kingdom

Climate Change and Global Justice
Jan. 31
New York, United States

Promoting Socially Inclusive Rural Development in Europe and Central Asia: Action for Agenda 2030
Jan. 31 to Feb. 1
Vilnius, Lithuania

ADBI/Green Climate Fund Climate Finance Seminar: Innovation in Climate Finance
Feb. 1
Tokyo, Japan

Sanitation and Child Health in India
Feb. 1
London, United Kingdom

Building Foundations of the Digital Economy: Lessons from the Global Experience
Feb. 1
Moscow, Russia

Global Donor Platform for Rural Development Annual General Assembly
Feb. 1-2
Brusells, Belgium

Migration and Foreign Aid
Feb. 2
Stockholm, Sweden

Priorities for the New UN Secretary-General
Feb. 2
London, United Kingdom

Second International Conference on Sustainable Development through Quality Infrastructure Investment
Feb. 2-3
Tokyo, Japan

Cross-border Crisis Management and Natural Disasters
Feb. 3
Brussels, Belgium

Inclusive Green Economy in EU Development Cooperation
Feb. 3
Brussels, Belgium

Refugees and Access to Water
Feb. 3
Geneva, Switzerland

Regional Trade in Africa: Drivers, Trends and Opportunities
Feb. 3
Brussels, Belgium

Budgetary Control of Financing NGOs from the EU Budget
Feb. 6
Brussels, Belgium

Seeking More Coherent Implementation in Post-Conflict Security: Can We Better Align SSR, DDR, SALW and Mine Action?
Feb. 6
Geneva, Switzerland

China’s Importance in a Volatile Global Economy
Feb. 6
London, United Kingdom

Training for EU Staff: Leave No One Behind: Making Sure EU Development Cooperation Reaches Children, Women and Persons with Disabilities
Feb. 6-8
Brussels, Belgium

Course: Addressing Challenges in Global Health Security
Feb. 6-9
Geneva, Switzerland

Collaborative Cities and Development: What Contribution Do these New Practices Bring?
Feb. 7
Paris, France

Children and International Development
Feb. 8
London, United Kingdom

Today’s Global Challenges and the Role of the UN
Feb. 8
Geneva, Switzerland

A New Approach to Development Finance
Feb. 8
Washington, D.C., United States

International observances

World Cancer Day
Feb. 4

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Feb. 6

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