Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 27 September 2016

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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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

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