Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 10 January 2017

Considering a humanitarian career? In a Devex special webinar, two veteran aid workers will discuss all you need to know to guide you in this path. Photo by: Ilya Pavlov

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Jan. 10:

FEATURED EVENT

Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker
Jan. 11, 12 p.m. EST
Online

Considering a humanitarian career? Join us for a special Devex webinar with the authors of the recently published book, Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker, Chen Reis and Tania Bernath.

Reis and Bernath, both veteran aid workers, will discuss some of the key findings from their research and experience working in this demanding field. From the realities of the job to soft and hard skills required of this career, the authors will provide tips for breaking into and succeeding in the humanitarian sector whether you are just getting started or a mid- to senior-level professional.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

What Are the Key Factors in Managing Global Health Catastrophes?
Jan. 11
London, United Kingdom

Implementing Ownership at USAID and MCC: A US Agency-Level Perspective
Jan. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Foresight Africa: Top priorities for Africa in 2017
Jan. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Transforming Transportation 2017
Jan. 12-13
Washington, D.C., United States

United Nations World Data Forum
Jan. 15-18
Cape Town, South Africa

Bringing Down Legal Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment: An Economic and Business Imperative
Jan. 16
Geneva, Switzerland

North Africa 6 Years after the Arab Uprisings: Reflections and Prospects
Jan. 16
Doha, Qatar

World Future Energy Summit
Jan. 16-19
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

International Water Summit
Jan. 16-19
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Demolishing Neoliberal Development Myths
Jan. 17
London, United Kingdom

Innovations to Improve Maternal and Newborn Death Surveillance to Better Respond to Future Ebola Outbreaks
Jan. 17
London, United Kingdom

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Jan. 17-20
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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