Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of the Yokohama skyline. Photo by: Fougerouse Arnaud / CC BY-NC

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting May 1:


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Global Sustainability Forum
May 2-4
Rome, Italy

Beyond the Status Quo: Using Impact Evaluation Research to Drive Innovation and Improve Outcomes in Health
May 2-5
Lagos, Nigeria

Global NDC Conference 2017: Integrated Governance, Finance and Transparency for Delivering Climate Goals
May 2-6
Berlin, Germany

Bridging the Gap between Research and Development: How to Bring Innovation to Farmers
May 3
Brussels, Belgium

Launch: ‘Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel’
May 3
Brussels, Belgium

World Economic Forum on Africa
May 3-5
Durban, South Africa

International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO

May 3-4

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prospects for International Support to Democracy in an Era of Populism
May 4
London, United Kingdom and online

High-Level Session: Inclusive and Sustainable Economies Powering the Sustainable Development Goals
May 4
Geneva, Switzerland

How Negotiation Skills Can Contribute to Girls’ Education
May 4
Washington, D.C., United States

Evaluating Impact of Business Partnerships
May 4
London, United Kingdom

50th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank
May 4-7
Yokohama, Japan

Crossing Borders: Negotiation, Provocation, and Transgression
May 5
London, United Kingdom

Digital Youth Summit
May 5-7
Peshawar, Pakistan

Universal Basic Income: Has its Time Come?
May 8
London, United Kingdom

First Informal Thematic Session for Global Compact on Migration
May 8-9
Geneva, Switzerland

Islamic Finance and Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development
May 8-9
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

May 8-10
San Jose, Costa Rica

Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work
May 8-12
Turin, Italy

Trainings to Help Build Local Capacity
May 8 - June 10
Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States


Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week
May 8-14

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