A scene during the 2016 Devex Career Forum held in Washington, D.C. Photo by: Jeff Mauritzen
FEATURED EVENT Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker Jan. 11, 2017 Online
Considering a humanitarian career? Join us for a special Devex webinar with the authors of the recently published book, “Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker,” Chen Reis and Tania Bernath.
Reis and Bernath, both veteran aid workers, will discuss some of the key findings from their research and experience working in this demanding field. From the realities of the job to soft and hard skills required of this career, the authors will provide tips for breaking into and succeeding in the humanitarian sector whether you are just getting started or a mid- to senior-level professional.
EVENTS IN JANUARY TO JUNE 2017 First United Nations World Data Forum Jan. 15-18 Cape Town, South Africa World Economic Forum Jan. 17-20 Davos-Klosters, Switzerland U.S. Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20 Washington, D.C., United States The United Nations Economic and Social Council Youth Forum Jan 30-31 New York, United States Mobile World Congress Feb. 2 - March 2 Barcelona, Spain The Future of Global Health March 1 Washington, D.C., United States Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development March 1-3 Bonn, Germany 17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty March 14-18 Washington, D.C., United States Global Education & Skills Forum March 18-19 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Bond Annual Conference March 20-21 London, United Kingdom Devex Global Development Career Forum March 24 Washington, D.C., United States Inter-American Development Bank and the Inter-American Investment Corp. Annual Meeting March 30 - April 2 Asunción, Paraguay Land and Poverty Conference March 20-24 Washington, D.C., United States Skoll World Forum April 4-7 Oxford, United Kingdom World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings April 21-23 Washington, D.C., United States Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting May 4-7 Yokohama, Japan June 6-7 OECD Forum 2017 Paris, France European Development Days June 7-8 Brussels, Belgium Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank June 16-18 Jeju Island, South Korea InterAction Forum June 20-22 Washington, D.C., United States INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES World Cancer Day Feb. 4 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation Feb. 6 International Women's Day March 8 World Water Day March 22 World Tuberculosis Day March 24 World Health Day April 7 World Malaria Day April 25 World No Tobacco Day May 31 World Environment Day June 5 World Oceans Day June 8 World Refugee Day June 20 Know of an upcoming event that might be of interest to the international development community? Leave a comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Read more development aid news online, and subscribe to The Development Newswire to receive top international development headlines from the world’s leading donors, news sources and opinion leaders — emailed to you FREE every business day.