Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Xi Jinping, president of the People's Republic of China shakes hands with Ranil Wickremesinghe, prime minister of Sri Lanka at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo by: Benedikt von Loebell / World Economic Forum / CC BY-NC-SA

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Jan. 17:

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EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

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

Extraction Meets Conservation in Dawei, Myanmar: Exploring a Mosaic of Resource-grabs
Jan. 18
London, United Kingdom

How to Build Resilience from the Ground Up
Jan. 18
London, United Kingdom

Making Trade Inclusive: Symposium on SMEs and Trade Adjustment
Jan. 18
Tokyo, Japan

Visioning the Future of Food Security
Jan. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

7th ADB-ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia
Jan. 18-19
Manila, Philippines

Philanthropy and Impact Investing in the New Era
Jan. 19
New York, United States

Ebola: How the World Escaped a Pandemic
Jan. 19
London, United Kingdom

Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
Jan. 19-21
Berlin, Germany

U.S. Presidential Inauguration
Jan. 20
Washington, D.C., United States

London Blockchain Week
Jan. 20-26
London, United Kingdom

Donald Trump in the White House. Implications for Canada and the World
Jan. 20
Ottawa, Canada

Working Differently in Fragile, Conflict-Affected Situations
Jan. 20
Tokyo, Japan

Sustainable Food Systems
Jan. 23
Online

Trade and Developing Economies: A Post-Brexit Blueprint
Jan. 23
London, United Kingdom

The Urban Disadvantage: Maternal and Newborn Inequalities among the Urban Poor
Jan. 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Creating Opportunities for Economic Empowerment and Employment for Young Women
Jan. 24
Online

Retail Shift: Transforming Work and Gender in Global Production
Jan. 24
London, United Kingdom

U.S.-China Relations in Transition: The Trump Administration and the 19th Party Congress
Jan. 24
Washington, D.C., United States

To Achieve the SDGs, We Must Tackle these Four Barriers to Working Together
Jan. 25
Online

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