Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 19 January 2016

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The spotlight is on Davos this week as world and business leaders head to the Swiss ski town for World Economic Forum annual meeting. Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Jan 19:

Creating a Gender-Inclusive Supply Chain: Moving from Data to Action
Jan. 19
Online

Transparency and Disclosure in Public-Private Partnerships
Jan. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Out of School and Out of Work in Latin America: 20 million young people looking for opportunities
Jan. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Conserving Critical Ecosystems in Africa — Empowering Civil Society to Conserve Biodiversity Hotspots
Jan. 19
Brussels, Belgium

The Potential for Climate Change Induced Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa
Jan. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Citizen Participation: Knowledge Production & Policy in Development Aid
Jan. 19
London, United Kingdom

Using Behavior Change Communications to Increase Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Jan. 20
Washington, D.C., United States

HABITAT III Thematic Meeting: Sustainable energy and cities
Jan. 20
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Supporting Families Globally. Ending the Institutionalization of Children
Jan. 20
Brussels, Belgium

Putting the Politics into International Public Health
Jan. 20
London, United Kingdom

Top priorities for Africa in 2016
Jan. 20
Washington, D.C., United States

International Conference on Sustainable Development through Quality Infrastructure Investment
Jan. 20-21
Tokyo, Japan

Agricultural Trade and Rural Development: Duet or Solo Playing
Jan. 20-21
Geneva, Switzerland

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Jan. 20-23
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Addressing Safety and Resilience through Quality Infrastructure “Enhancing Resilience through Quality Infrastructure and Operations”
Jan. 21
Tokyo, Japan

SID-Washington Independent Consultants Network Kick-Off Meeting and Happy Hour
Jan. 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Ebola: A Game Change in Global Health?
Jan. 21
Geneva, Switzerland

As Good as Money in the Bank: Increasing Resilience Through Improved On-Farm Storage
Jan. 21
Online

Careers in International Development
Jan. 21
London, United Kingdom

PEPFAR and Sustainability: Lessons Learned
Jan. 21
Washington, D.C., United States

Exhibition on resilience in Madrid
Jan. 21-Feb. 21
Madrid, Spain

Managing Water for Food Security
Jan. 21
Online

TICAD Seminar Series “Land Use Planning & Spatial Development for Smart Growth in African Cities”
Jan. 22
Tokyo, Japan

Annual Conference of Swiss Development Cooperation
Jan. 22
Zurich, Switzerland

Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: What role for the EIB?
Jan. 22
Brussels, Belgium

A New Global Indicator: Bridging Gender, Food Security and Nutrition
Jan. 22
Brussels, Belgium

Panel Discussion: Canada in the Post-2015 World
Jan. 25
Ottawa, Canada

The Syrian refugee crisis and the United States
Jan. 25
Washington, D.C., United States

International Conference on Family Planning
Jan. 25-28
Nusa Dua, Indonesia

Combatting Crime and Violent Extremism Using Forensic Economics
Jan. 26
Washington, D.C., United States

Aging and Economic Update in East Asia and Pacific
Jan. 26
Tokyo, Japan

Popular Representations of Development: Creating Global Alliances or Reproducing Inequalities?
Jan. 26
London, United Kingdom

Is Global Health becoming Over-Medicalized?
Jan. 26
London, United Kingdom

El Niño’s Strength: Smallholder Farmers, Food Security, and Resilience
Jan. 26
Washington, D.C., United States

Europe in the World: Promoting Peace and Security
Jan. 26
London, United Kingdom

International Recovery Forum 2016
Jan. 26
Hyogo, Japan

Tech Talk with Farmforce: Improving outgrower schemes through mobile technology
Jan. 26
Washington, D.C., United States

Global Environment Facility Introduction Seminar
Jan. 26-28
Washington, D.C., United States

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