Devex will be reporting live from several of the biggest events over the next week, including the International Conference on the Emergence of Africa in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the Global Food Security Symposium in D.C., and the Skoll World Forum in the U.K. Follow @devex for coverage, and check out our preview for other events taking place in the coming days.
Why waste water? For this year's World Water Day, the focus is on reducing, treating and reusing wastewater. Meanwhile, the International Day of Forests highlights the importance of forests in mitigating climate change, and Thursday marks World TB Day, designed to build public awareness around tuberculosis. See our content for these global days and check out our preview for more noteworthy events this week.
Devex and Global Resilience launches a Twitter chat on innovation in flood resilience ahead of World Water Day, and on March 24, we are hosting our annual Devex Global Development Career Forum in D.C. Meanwhile Bond, the United Kingdom's NGO body, holds its annual conference next week, and the Commission on the Status of Women continues at the U.N. Check out what else is happening in the coming days.
This year's International Women's Day calls on everyone to #BeBoldforChange to help forge a more inclusive, gender equal world. Tomorrow, Devex will also host an online discussion with our London correspondent Molly Anders to talk about the future of DfID and the U.K. aid market overall. Check our preview for other events happening this week.
Devex's Executive Membership content this month explored why good data on public health is vital for good policy and why internet connectivity is an essential component of economic development. We also detailed how development organizations can save money in a world of fluctuating currencies, tips for proposal writing, and how organizations can engage communities in their monitoring and evaluation.
The U.S. Agency for International Development's procurement and supply management summit kicks off in Dubai, while World Bank caps this week with a women economic empowerment hackathon. Check our preview for more events.