Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A presentation during an event to mark Fiji's hosting of the 52nd Asian Development Bank annual meeting. Photo by: ADB


‘The Business of Changing the World
April 30

We have entered an era of disruption in the global development industry. “The Business of Changing the World” — the debut book from Devex’s President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar — untangles the complexities of an aid industry in flux. Kumar charts a path for this new generation of aid — one characterized by new tech, private sector influence, and billionaire philanthropists — to spur progress instead of buckling under the weight of good intentions and broken donorship. Order the book here and get the hard copy in stores and online April 30. Follow the conversation on Twitter using #NewAid.


52nd Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank
May 1-5
Nadi, Fiji

2019 Pacific Resilience Meeting
May 1-3
Suva, Fiji

Asia's stability: Glancing back, looking forward
May 1
Washington, D.C., United States

Fiscal Policy Tools to Protect Our Planet
May 3
Washington, D.C., United States

G7 Environment Meeting
May 5-6
Metz, France

First North American Dialogue on Biocultural Diversity
May 5-8
Montreal, Canada


International Workers' Day
May 1

World Press Freedom Day
May 3

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