Events preview: This week in development cooperation

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Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting March 6:

FEATURED EVENT

The Future of DfID
March 8, 1 p.m. GMT
Online

With Parliament still working to determine exactly what a break from the EU will mean for Britain, the U.K.’s Department for International Development has already seen some significant shifts.

Join us on Wed. 8 March at 1 p.m. GMT (8 a.m. EST) in an online discussion with our London correspondent Molly Anders to talk about the future of DfID and the U.K. aid market overall.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrating Solar Power Knowledge and Innovation Workshop
March 6-8
Ouarzazate, Morocco

Global Partnerships Week 2017
March 6-12
Washington, D.C., United States

Social Protection Labor and Jobs Core Courses 2017
March 6-17
Washington, D.C., United States

Responsible Investment Forum 2017
March 7
New York, United States

Reaping Digital Dividends
March 7
Bucharest, Romania

Business & Human Rights: Roles and prospects for the EU
March 7
Brussels, Belgium

Azerbaijan: Continued Repression of Civil Society & Human Rights Defenders
March 7
Geneva, Switzerland

Africa Health Agenda International Conference 2017 (with tracks on NCDs)March 7-9
Nairobi, Kenya

Women Without Borders: Gender and Informal Cross-Border Trade
March 8
Washington, D.C., United States

Fighting the backlash against women
March 8
London, United Kingdom; Online

2017 V20 Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation and Disaster Risk Financing WorkshopMarch 8-10
Manila, Philippines

18th Disaster Risk Management Seminar "Unbreakable: Building the Resilience of the Poor in the face of Natural Disasters - A Toolkit for Action"
March 9
Tokyo, Japan

Powering Africa: Summit 2017
March 9-10
Washington, D.C., United States

ICGFS 2017: 19th International Conference on Global Food Security
March 9-10
Miami, Florida, United States

Short Course on Prevention Strategies for Noncommunicable DiseasesMarch 12-17
Oxford, United Kingdom

Philanthropy Exchange: State of and opportunities for institutional philanthropy in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe
March 13
Brussels, Belgium

2017 4th International Conference on Food Security and Nutrition
March 13-15
Prague, Czech Republic

61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
March 13-24
New York, United States

Cutting Foreign Aid? Expert Perspectives on US Investment in International Development
March 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Enhancing Opportunities for Rural Women’s Employment: Lessons from the Joint Programme on Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment
March 13
New York, United States

From The MDGs To The SDGs: Grassroots Women’s Participation In Sustainable Development
March 13
New York, United States

Introduction to Disaster & Refugee Response: SPHERE International StandardsMarch 13-17
Grand Saline, Texas, United States

Confluence Philanthropy - 7th Annual Practitioners Gathering
March 14
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

EWEC high-level event at CSW61: Empowering Women, Families and Communities for Health and Wellbeing and Sustainable Development for All
March 14
New York, United States

Women4Climate
March 14-15
New York, United States

2017 Women's Empowerment Principles ForumMarch 14-15
New York, United States

Sustainable smallholder development: How to empower farmers and deliver business solutions at scale
March 14-15
London, United Kingdom

2017 Triennale of the Association for the Development of Education in AfricaMarch 14-17
Dakar, Senegal

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES
International Women’s Day
March 8

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