Events preview: This week in development cooperation

    Women belonging to a youth entrepreneurship group smile for a photo in Togdheer, Somalia. (TIS IOM/F. Shideh)

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    How To Support Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets
    Nov. 1

    Building on lessons from the 2019 Social Capital Markets conference, Senior Reporter Catherine Cheney is joined by experts from Village Capital and The Innovation Village of Kampala, Uganda, to highlight the challenges of supporting entrepreneurship in emerging markets — and how practitioners can connect innovators with the knowledge, resources, and capital needed for their businesses to thrive and scale. Register here.

    EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

    World Health Summit
    Oct. 27-29
    Berlin, Germany

    Research Conference on Economic Integration in Asia and Europe: Lessons and Recommended Policies
    Oct. 28-29
    Tokyo, Japan

    World Infectious Diseases & Rare Diseases Congress
    Oct. 28-29
    Budapest, Hungary

    Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2019
    Oct. 28-30
    Manila, Philippines

    Social Protection and Jobs Core Courses 2019
    Oct. 28-Nov. 8
    Washington, D.C., United States

    Should We Use Entertainment Media To Shape Norms and Behaviors at Scale?
    Oct. 29
    Washington, D.C., United States

    The Art of Resilience Exhibition: Opening Reception
    Oct. 29
    Washington, D.C., United States

    Global Program for Safer Schools: Paving the Way Toward Safer and More Resilient Schools
    Oct. 29
    Washington, D.C., United States; Online

    Beijing+25 Regional Review Meeting for the UNECE Region
    Oct. 29-30
    Geneva, Switzerland

    First Annual Urban Economy Forum
    Oct. 29-30
    Toronto, Canada

    OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment 2019
    Oct. 29-30
    Paris, France

    Restoring Africa’s Landscapes: Catalyzing Action From Above and Below
    Oct. 29-30
    Accra, Ghana

    World Bank Group's Business Opportunities Fair: Climate-Smart Energy Solutions
    Oct. 29-31
    Washington, D.C., United States

    High Mountain Summit
    Oct. 29-31
    Geneva, Switzerland

    6th German-African Healthcare Forum
    Oct. 30
    Berlin, Germany

    Women CEOs Summit: Globalization 4.0 and Beyond: Shaping the Future of Women Enterprises
    Oct. 30-31
    Bangkok, Thailand

    Conference on Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture
    Oct. 30-Nov. 1
    Seoul, South Korea

    First Informal Meeting To Discuss the Possible Negotiation of a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe
    Oct. 31-Nov. 1
    Geneva, Switzerland

    Conference on the Future of Japan-Republic of Korea Economic Relations
    Nov. 1
    Tokyo, Japan

    Webinar on Implementation of Decision WHA72(13)
    Nov. 1
    Online

    Communities of Ocean Action Meeting
    Nov. 3
    Montreal, Canada

    Arab Sustainable Development Week
    Nov. 3-6
    Cairo, Egypt

    UNIDO 18th General Conference
    Nov. 3-7
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    3rd Asia Finance Forum: The Future of Inclusive Finance
    Nov. 4-7
    Manila, Philippines


    Joint Session of the 40th European Forestry Commission (EFC) - 77th UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry
    Nov. 4-7
    Geneva, Switzerland

    2020 Ocean Pathways Meeting: Charting the Course for a Sustainable Future for the Ocean
    Nov. 11-15
    Montreal, Canada

    31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
    Nov. 4-8
    Rome, Italy


    GEO Week 2019 and the GEO Ministerial Summit
    Nov. 4-9
    Canberra, Australia

    Clean Cooking Forum 2019
    Nov. 5-7
    Nairobi, Kenya

    2nd Latin America Urban Forestry Meeting
    Nov. 5-8
    Bogotá, Colombia

    CBD Thematic Workshop on Ecosystem Restoration for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
    Nov. 6-8
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATIONS

    World Cities Day 2019
    Oct. 31

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