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Events preview: This week in development cooperation
17 Jan 2017

A meetup of world leaders in Davos, a presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., and an online chat on scaling development projects are just some of the event highlights this week. Check out our preview for more.

Communications strategies, ed tech and aid for trade: For development executives
16 Jan 2017

Whether amplifying the voices of communities around the world or working to provide access to opportunities for underserved communities, organizations must strive to create visibility for their brand and get traction for their messages. In the past month, Devex looked at communication strategy lessons from African NGOs as well as insights on aid for trade, education technology and organizations working in the Niger Delta. Exclusive for our Executive Members.

Events preview: This week in development cooperation
10 Jan 2017

Considering a humanitarian career? In a Devex special webinar, two veteran aid workers will discuss all you need to know to guide you in this path. Check our preview for other events happening in the coming days.

3 degrees to prepare you for a transition into global development
5 Jan 2017

International organizations are increasingly looking for job applicants with specific skill sets, giving job seekers with specialized degrees a competitive edge in the hiring process. To meet this demand, Georgetown University has developed three graduate degree programs for professionals aspiring to enter the global development landscape: Emergency and Disaster Management, Urban and Regional Planning, and Global Strategic Communications.

Events preview: 2017 in development cooperation
3 Jan 2017

The first United Nations World Data Forum and the World Economic Forum annual meeting usher in the new year. We give you a sneak peek of noteworthy events that will take place the first half of 2017.

A year in review: Global development in 2016
23 Dec 2016

As we wind down 2016, we collected our top news stories, lifestyle coverage, career advice, Devex Impact stories, funding trends, and look back at Devex World. We also looked at the biggest winners and loser of 2016, the most memorable quotes, and the industry’s most confusing jargon.

Events preview: January 2017 in development cooperation
20 Dec 2016

We take a peek at events taking place early next year as 2016 comes to a close. Kick off 2017 right with a Devex career webinar on how to become an international humanitarian aid worker. Check out our preview for more.

Events preview: This week in development cooperation
13 Dec 2016

Considering a job switch in 2017? Let our career guru Kate Warren guide you in a special career webinar on Dec. 16. Check out our preview for more pre-holiday break events.

Procurement, humanitarian payments and NGO tips: For development executives
12 Dec 2016

In the past month, Devex looked into visiting a USAID mission for procurement opportunities, the difference between open and closed loop systems for humanitarian payments, and branding and innovation for NGOs. Here are the most important insights and analysis exclusive for our Executive Members.

Events preview: This week in development cooperation
6 Dec 2016

The Open Government Partnership's fourth summit in Paris will bring together representatives from 70 countries as well as civil society organizations to talk about promoting transparency, citizen participation and democratic innovation. Meanwhile, in Bangladesh, a global forum will focus on the economics, sociology and governance of migration and development. Check our preview for more events.