Events preview: 2019 in development cooperation

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Devex University Webinar Series: New to global dev? Here's how to write a great CV
Jan. 15, 12 p.m. EDT

You will learn the basics of a global development CV, including recommended length and format; how to highlight your most relevant skills and experience; tips for incorporating dev-specific keywords; and how recruiters asses CVs — and what they're really looking for.

World Economic Forum
Jan. 22-25
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Devex reporters Catherine Cheney and Sophie Edwards will be on the ground in Davos and bringing you coverage of what the WEF Annual Meeting means for development. Sign up for our special briefings here.


11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
Jan. 17-19
Berlin, Germany

The United Nations Economic and Social Council Youth Forum
Jan. 30-31
New York, United States

World Sustainable Development Summit 2019
Feb. 11-13
New Delhi, India

Mobile World Congress
Feb. 25-28
Barcelona, Spain

AIDF Africa Summit
Feb. 26- 27
Nairobi, Kenya

Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development
March 2-4
Bonn, Germany

SXSW Interactive Festival
March 8-12
Austin, Texas, United States

Bond Annual Conference
March 18-19
London, United Kingdom

Global Education & Skills Forum
March 22-24
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Africa CEO Forum
March 25-26
Kigali, Rwanda

Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation
March 25-29
Washington, D.C., United States

IOT Forum Africa
March 26-27
Johannesburg, South Africa

10th ADB Business Opportunities Fair 2019
March 27-28
Manila, Philippines

Inter-American Development Bank and the Inter-American Investment Corp. Annual Meeting
March 28-31
Asunción, Paraguay

Skoll World Forum
April 9-12
Oxford, United Kingdom

World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings
April 12-14
Washington, D.C., United States

Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting
May 2-5
Nadi, Fiji

OECD Forum 2019
May 20
Paris, France

World Health Assembly
May 20-28
Geneva, Switzerland

Women Deliver 2019 Conference
June 3-6
Vancouver, Canada

InterAction Forum
June 11-13
Washington, D.C., United States


International Day of Education
Jan. 24

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Feb. 6

International Women's Day
March 8

World Water Day
March 22

World TB 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

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