Events preview: This week in development cooperation By Devex Editor 06 December 2016
Attendees of the 2013 Open Government Partnership summit in London, United Kingdom. Photo by:
Cabinet Office / CC BY-NC-ND
Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Dec. 6:
FEATURED EVENT How to get job search ready for 2017 Dec. 16 | 11 a.m. EST Online
The holiday season provides an opportunity to step back and reflect on your career goals and reassess whether or not you are on the right path. With refreshed budgets, new strategic plans and everyone back from vacation, employers tend to ramp up their hiring in the first months of the year as well.
If you are considering a job change in 2017, the holidays are a great time to get your career house in order. During this special career webinar, Devex's career and recruiting guru in-residence, Kate Warren, will share what you need to do now to be job search ready in 2017. EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS African Economic Conference 2016: “Feeding Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth” Dec. 5-7 Abuja, Nigeria What Have We Learned? Improving Development Policy Through Impact Evaluation Dec. 6
Washington, D.C., United States
Conference: Enhancing Financial Inclusion through Postal Savings Dec. 6 Tokyo, Japan Cities Research Seminar Series: Future Urban Expansion and Implications for Croplands & Energy Demand by Buildings Dec. 6 Washington, D.C., United States The Obama Administration’s Development Legacy: A Conversation with Gayle Smith Dec. 7 Washington, D.C., United States Why Forests? Why Now? A Best Bet for Climate and Development Dec. 7 Washington, D.C., United States Child Labor and Education in Megacity Slums Dec. 7 London, United Kingdom; Online How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances Security Interests Dec. 7 Online Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence Dec. 7 Online Countering Violent Extremism by Engaging Women Dec. 7 Online Open Government Partnership Global Summit 2016 Dec. 7-9 Paris, France Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Dec. 8 Washington, D.C., United States How Can Business Advance Adolescent Health? Dec. 8 Online Conference: Finance and Innovation Dec. 8-9 Tokyo, Japan 2nd International Forum on Economic Development and Public Policy Unlocking Public and Private Investment: Role of Financial Sector Dec. 8-9 Bali, Indonesia 17th Disaster Risk Management Seminar "JICA-World Bank Collaboration on Disaster Risk Management: A Focus on South Asia" Dec. 9 Tokyo, Japan 9th Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit Dec. 9 Dhaka, Bangladesh Norad Conference: Civil Society’s Role in Aid Dec. 9 Oslo, Norway Health For All Dec. 12 New York, United States Cultural Heritage, Disaster Resilience and Climate Change: The Contribution of EU Research and Innovation Dec. 12 Brussels, Belgium Business Opportunity and Imperative to Bring Down Legal Barriers to Women's Economic Empowerment Dec. 12 Online Agri-chains and Sustainable Development Dec. 12-14 Montpellier, France EIB Standards on Climate Action: Update on Climate Finance Tracking and Carbon Footprinting Dec. 13 Brussels, Belgium Global Digital Health Forum Dec. 13-14 National Harbor, Maryland, United States Workshop on Building Communication Capacity to Counter Infectious Disease Threats Dec. 13-14 Washington, D.C., United States Strengthening Early Generation Seed Systems in Africa and Beyond Dec. 14 Washington, D.C., United States How Technology is Changing Women's Working Lives Dec. 14 London, United Kingdom Cities Research Seminar Series: New Chinese City Clusters: Capability of Urban Transport Technology Dec. 14 Washington, D.C., United States New Development Realities in a Changing Global Order Dec. 15 Washington, D.C., United States INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES International Anti-Corruption Day Dec. 9 Human Rights Day Dec. 10 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.