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 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.