Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A scene from the 2016 Women Deliver Conference. Photo by: Women Deliver / CC BY


72nd World Health Assembly
May 20-28
Geneva, Switzerland
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Women Deliver 2019 Conference
June 3-6
Vancouver, Canada

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The Path Forward: Investing in Quality and Equality for Women and Girls’ health
June 3

USP and Devex are hosting an action-oriented conversation to explore the critical link between health system strengthening and ensuring the well-being of women and girls. This session will highlight the inequality women and girls face in accessing safe, affordable medicines and diagnostics and identify solutions for bridging the gap — through smart health investments, quality assurance, and reliable supply chains. Register to watch the livestream.


UNDP’s Istanbul Development Dialogues
May 27-28
Istanbul, Turkey

52nd Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum
May 27-28
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Expert Group Meeting on SDG 16
May 27-29
Rome, Italy

10th Clean Energy Ministerial
May 27-29
Vancouver, Canada

1st UN-Habitat Assembly
May 27-31
Nairobi, Kenya

Global Soil Week 2019
May 27-30
Nairobi, Kenya

Fourth Annual International Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia Featuring IFPRI’s 2019 Global Food Policy Report
May 28
Moscow, Russia

ADBI Sessions on Transport Infrastructure and Quality of Life at World Conference on Transportation Research
May 28-30
Mumbai, India

AI for Good Global Summit
May 28-31
Geneva, Switzerland

European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2019
May 28-31
Lisbon, Portugal

Subregional Exchange for the Pacific on the Restoration of Forests and Other Ecosystems
May 28-31
Nadi, Fiji

What is the Cost of a Healthy Diet? New Price Indexes Reveal Changes in Affordability of Nutritious Foods
May 29
Washington, D.C., United States

The 15th World Bank Group TICAD Seminar “Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa: Uptake, Reliability, and Complementary Factors for Economic ImpactMay 29
Tokyo, Japan

Extending Pension Coverage to Informal Sector Workers in Africa
May 29-31
Cotonou, Benin

The Journey to Self-Reliance in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chains
May 30
Washington, D.C., United States, Online

Communities of Ocean Action “From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG14”
May 30-31
Incheon, South Korea

International Conference on Agricultural Transformation, Food Security and Nutrition in Central Asia Featuring IFPRI’s 2019 Global Food Policy Report
May 31
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

ADBI Sessions on Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy, Financial Regulation, SME Finance, and Infrastructure Development: Seventh Seminar on Asia and the Pacific Economies
May 31-June 1
Suzhou, China

Play it Out: Festival to End Plastic Pollution
June 1
Antigua and Barbuda

The 16th World Bank Group TICAD Seminar “Realizing the Full Potential of Social Safety Nets in Africa”
June 4
Tokyo, Japan


International Day of UN Peacekeepers
May 29

World No Tobacco Day
May 31

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