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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.