Families at a day care center in Jacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil attend a lecture on mosquito-borne diseases including dengue, chikungunya and Zika. Photo by:
André Gomes de Melo / CC BY-ND
Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Sept. 27:
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• A walkthrough of recruiter-approved templates • A simple formula to effectively showcase your expertise • Tips for optimizing your resume in a digital recruiting world EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Sept. 24 - Oct. 5. Johannesburg, South Africa How Can Training Be Made More Effective for Women-Led Small and Medium Enterprises? Preliminary Findings from Mexico and Peru Sept. 27 Washington, D.C., United States Abdul Sattar Edhi: A Global Role Model For Philanthropy Sept. 27 Washington, D.C., United States Webinar: women's economic empowerment Sept. 27 Online National Health Insurance for Universal Health Coverage Meeting Sept. 27-30 Manila, Philippines U.N. Secretary-General Candidates Forum Sept. 28 Washington, D.C., United States Subsidies, Information, and the Timing of Children’s Health Care in Mali Sept. 28 Washington, D.C., United States A Conversation on the Global Economy Sept. 28 Washington, D.C., United States Creating Sustainable Companies Summit Sept. 28 Brussels, Belgium Business, Human Rights Defenders and Civic Space: A Safe and Enabling Operating Environment for All Sept. 28 Online Scaling Social Businesses at the Base of the Pyramid - 25 Years of Lessons Learned Sept. 28 Online The Ebola Crisis and Innovative WASH Solutions Sept. 28 Online How to Use Your Diverse Skills for a Global Health Career Sept. 28 Online CSR Asia Summit 2016 Sept. 28-29 Hong Kong International Zika Virus Conference and Workshop 2016 Sept. 28-30 Herndon, VA, United States The 7th International Conference of Crisis Mappers Sept. 28-30 Manila, Philippines 11th Global Youth Peace Fest Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 Chandigarh-Shimla, India Seminar: A Rights-Based Approach to Zika: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of the Global Response Sept. 29 Washington, D.C., United States Retooling Adolescent Girl Programming: Resources for Intentional Program Design Sept. 29 Washington, D.C., United States Public Development Banks and Credit Market Imperfections Sept. 29 Washington, D.C., United States Debunking Vaccine Myths and Advancing Immunization Awareness in the Era of Global Health Sept. 29 Washington, D.C., United States The 7th Annual NTD NGDO Network Meeting Sept. 29 - Oct. 2 Washington, D.C., United States EconNet: The Marriage Market for positive HIV: HIV Testing and Marriage in Rural Malawi Sept. 29 Washington, D.C., United States World Bank Group Seminar: "Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Natural Resources Management" Sept. 30 Tokyo, Japan 3rd International Off-grid Renewable Conference & Exhibition Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 Nairobi, Kenya International trade: redefining Britain's role in the world Oct. 3 Birmingham, United Kingdom Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016: Taking on Inequality Oct. 4 Washington, D.C., United States Parliamentary Workshop at the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group Oct. 4-5 Washington, D.C., United States Brussels Conference on Afghanistan Oct. 4-5 Brussels, Belgium 2nd Pan African Agri-Business Incubators Conference and Expo Oct. 4-6 Accra, Ghana Civil Society Policy Forum Oct. 4-7 Washington, D.C., United States Good Jobs for Inclusive Growth in Central and West Asia Oct. 5-6 Tokyo, Japan International celebrations World Heart Day Sept. 29 International Day for Older Persons Oct. 1 International Day of Non-Violence Oct. 2 World Habitat Day Oct. 3 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.