DevCom Calendar

Please find below an overview of the events OECD DevCom Network’s events in 2022, alongside key international dates.

Please note that our events are by invitation only. If you would like more information about DevCom, or would like to collaborate on one of our events, then please contact

DevCom Zooms In
Informal Meet-Ups
Global Events | Campaigns
JAN 14: Overview of DevCom activities in 2022
28: Key global campaigns in 2022
24: International Day of Education (info)
FEB8: DevCom Zooms In.
Coordinating with Country Offices for better communications: trends & tips from DevCom members
11: Partnering with traditional media to raise awareness about development co-operation
25: Comms for Gender Equality: Campaigns for International Women’s Day
13: World Radio Day (info)
17-18: European Union – African Union summit (info)
TBC:  OECD DAC Peer Review of Spain (info
MAR 10: How’s Life in Latin America? Public attitudes & open government communications
24: What is ethical storytelling?
8: International Women’s Day (info)
21: Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (info)
22: World Water Day (info)
TBC: SDG Action Festival (info)
TBC: OECD DAC Peer Review of Portugal (info
TBC: OECD Report on ODA to Governance 2010 – 2019 
APR12: DevCom Zooms In. Green Development Finance:
public banks, narratives & communications challenges
7: Preparing the launch of OECD aid data
21: Meeting a DevCom Member: Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
7: World Health Day
25+: COP-15 on Biodiversity (info)
27-29:  International Anti-Corruption Conference
TBC: Annual launch of OECD DAC aid data (info)
TBC: OECD Report on China’s Development Co-operation System (info
MAY23-27: Special Event. 3 Joint Workshops with Africa Communications Week:
Mastering Local Languages & Adapting to Local Contexts
Engaging Young Citizens: New Platforms & Social Trends
Meeting Partners: Sub-Regional Networking Sessions
5: Community Engagement in Latin America: “Internet Para Todos” in Peru
19: What is solutions journalism?  
3: Press Freedom Day (info)
17: Telecommunication & Information Society Day (info)
21: Cultural Diversity Day (info)
22: Biodiversity Day (info)
23-27: Africa Comms Week (info)
TBC: OECD DAC Guidance on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls (info
JUN 3: Dual branding: when institutions have roles alongside development co-operation
17: Results reporting 2022: trends in annual reports & platforms  
5: World Environment Day (info)
8: World Oceans Day
14-15: European Development Days (info
20: World Refugee Day (info)
26-28: G7 Summit (info  
UN Ocean Conference to be hosted by Portugal (Lisbon) (info
DCR Profiles 2022 (info)
JUL12: DevCom Zooms In. Fighting digital mis- and disinformation8: DevCom Social Media Managers Meet-Up
22: Development communications in the Asia Pacific region  
11: World Population Day
TBC: High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (info)
AUG  9: Int. Day of Indigenous Peoples (info)
12: International Youth Day (info)
19: World Humanitarian Day (info)
SEP 2: Outsourcing communications: good practices for development co-operation ministries & agencies
16: Communicating South-South Cooperation: the case of new DevCom member Brazil  
12-14: Global south-south development expo (info
13-27: UN General Assembly
15: Int. Day of Democracy (info)
21: International Day of Peace (info)
25: SDG Action Day
26-28: G20 Development Ministers Meeting (info
28: Int. Day for Universal Access to Information (info)
TBC: OECD Report on Triangular Co-operation 
TBC: Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2023 (info
TBC: 2022 Report on States of Fragility 
TBC: OECD Report: Development Cooperation in Politically Constrained Environments (lessons from Afghanistan) 
OCT10-11: Annual Meeting. The role and value of development communications in global politics today
– Promoting multilateralism vs. nation-branding 
– The role of ideologies & goals in development cooperation 
7: Campaign plans for COP27
21: Communicating onhuman rights
14-16: WB Annual Meetings (info
17: Int. Poverty Eradication Day (info)
24: UN Day (info)
24: World Development Information Day (info)
TBC: Global Media & Information Literacy Week (info)
TBC:G20 Leaders’ Summit (info)
TBC: OECD DAC Peer Review of Poland (info
NOV 4: First discussion: Preparing the 2023-2024 DevCom Work Programme
18: Internal communications: how to bring colleagues along when you re-brand 
7-18: COP-27
16: Int. Day for Tolerance (info)
25: Int. Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Info)
TBC: OECD DAC Peer Review of Hungary (info
DEC6: DevCom Zooms In. Partnering with the Media & Promoting Independent Journalism2: Second discussion: 2023-2024 Preparing the DevCom Work Programme
16: SDG communication: have our narratives changed since 2015?
10: Human Rights Day (info)
18: International Migrants Day (info)
20: Int. Human Solidarity Day (info)
TBC: OECD DAC Peer Review of US (info
TBC: 2022 Development Co-operation Report (info