Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference at the IMF headquarters during the 2017 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington, D.C. Photo by: Stephen Jaffe / IMF / CC BY-NC-ND

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Oct. 10:

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Caribbean Climate Change Conference
Oct. 9-12
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

European Week of Action for Girls 2017
Oct. 9-13
Brussels, Belgium

Committee on World Food Security
Oct. 9-13
Rome, Italy

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Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund
Oct. 9-15
Washington, D.C., United States

Liberian general election
Oct. 10

Ideas for Action: Youth Engagement for Financing the Future of Development
Oct. 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Seminar: Local Governments and the French Energy Transition
Oct. 10
Tokyo, Japan

Greening Governance Seminar Series: Open Government for Climate Action
Oct. 10
Washington, D.C., United States

Parliamentary Workshop on the occasion of the Annual Meetings
Oct. 10-11
Washington, D.C., United States

Civil Society Policy Forum
Oct. 10-13
Washington, D.C., United States

SOCAP17
Oct. 10-13
San Francisco, California, United States

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What's In, What's Out? Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage
Oct. 11
Washington, D.C., United States

The 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health
Oct. 11-14
Guadalajara, Mexico

Global development trends and challenges: how can aid agencies deliver?
Oct. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Addressing the Innovation Paradox: How can Developing Countries Move Closer to the Technological Frontier?

Oct. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Localizing the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
Oct. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Stitching Together the New Silk Road: How Governments and Institutions Can Make the Belt and Road Initiative a Success for Developing Countries
Oct. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

How Can We End Violence against Women and Girls? What We Need and What We Know
Oct. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Putting Girls at the Center of Research and Programming: Empowerment, Education and Employability
Oct. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Reframing Risk and Accountability for Action to Zero TB
Oct. 12
Guadalajara, Mexico

Social Good Summit Geneva
Oct. 13
Geneva, Switzerland

Societal Platforms: Building beyond Aadhaar for Sustainable Development
Oct. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Addressing the Challenges Facing the Global Humanitarian System: A Conversation with Mark Lowcock, the UN’s New Head of Humanitarian Coordination
Oct. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Role of National Development Banks
Oct. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

Digital Development Partnership from Vision to Action
Oct. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

What is the Role of Multilateral Development Banks in the 21st Century?
Oct. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

The State of the Africa Region: Skills for Success in a Transforming Africa
Oct. 13
Washington, D.C., United States

World Health Summit
Oct. 15-17
Berlin, Germany

High level meeting for the Evaluation of the International Coordinating Group on Vaccine Provision
Oct. 17
Geneva, Switzerland

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES AND EVENTS

World Mental Health Day
Oct. 10

International Day of the Girl Child
Oct. 11

World Sight Day

Oct. 12 

International Day of Rural Women
Oct. 15

World Food Day
Oct. 16

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