Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany. Photo by: U.N. Climate Change / CC BY-NC-SA

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Nov. 7:


COP 23
Nov. 6-17
Bonn, Germany

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Africa Health Business Symposium
Nov. 6-7
Dakar, Senegal

Digital Revolutions in Public Finance
Nov. 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Seminar: How do the Brexit and a Potential US Exit from NAFTA Affect Asian Countries' Trade?
Nov. 7
Tokyo, Japan

Strengthening Civil Society's Role in Development: A Partner's Perspective
Nov. 8

Innovating Bureaucracy
Nov. 8-9
Washington, D.C., United States

Innovative Approaches to SMEs and Entrepreneurial Financing for Enhanced Competitiveness
Nov. 8-9
Jakarta, Indonesia

2nd Asia Finance Forum: FinTech and Sustainable Development
Nov. 8-10
Manila, Philippines

Humanitarian Blockchain Summit
Nov. 10
New York, United States

31st ASEAN Summit
Nov. 10-14
Clark, Philippines

GCA Thematic and High-level Days
Nov. 10-15
Bonn, Germany

Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils
Nov. 11-12
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Development & Climate Days 2017
Nov. 11-12
Bonn, Germany

Sixth Meeting of IAEG-SDGs
Nov. 11-14
Manama, Bahrain

ODI in conversation with Muhammad Yunus
Nov. 13
London, United Kingdom; Online

Sustainable Innovation Forum 2017
Nov. 13-14
Bonn, Germany

Public Good App House Festival
Nov. 13-15
Washington, D.C., United States

CCAC High Level Assembly
Nov. 14
Bonn, Germany

Fourth Annual Summit on Global Food Security and Health
Nov. 15
Arlington, Virginia, United States

Is inclusive peace and recovery possible after conflict?
Nov. 15
London, United Kingdom; Online

2nd ASEAN Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange (APPKE) Forum
Nov. 15-16
Bangkok, Thailand

AidEx 2017
Nov. 16-17
Brussels, Belgium

Making Trade Inclusive: How to Manage Trade Adjustment
Nov. 16-17
Tokyo, Japan


World Science Day for Peace and Development
Nov. 10

World Pneumonia Day
Nov. 12

World Diabetes Day
Nov. 14

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