Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of the ecosystem event “The New Era of Global Development” at the 2017 Skoll World Forum. Photo by: Skoll Foundation

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting April 3:

World Economic Forum on Latin America 2017
April 5-7
Buenos Aires, Argentina

This week, Argentina is hosting the World Economic Forum on Latin America. Devex reporters Kelli Rogers and Amy Lieberman will be on the ground covering everything from the latest disruptive models in education to looming humanitarian crisis in Venezuela to increasing internet connectivity for those left behind. Whether you're attending the event in Buenos Aires in person or just want to feel like you are, follow our coverage this week and join the conversation on Latin America's future. Follow @devex, @kellierin, @amylieberman and @raj_devex and tag #la17 and #wef.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

SEforALL Forum: Going Further, Faster — Together
April 3-5
New York, United States

15th World Congress on Public Health
April 3-7
Melbourne, Australia

Latin American Policy Options for Times of Protectionism
April 4
Washington, D.C., United States

C40 Financing Sustainable Cities Forum 2017
April 4
London, United Kingdom

European Environmental Funders Group Spring Meeting
April 4
Copenhagen, Denmark

Workshop: Global Health Drug Development
April 4
Durham, North Carolina, United States

Skoll World Forum
April 4-7
Oxford, England

Korea Green Innovation Days 2017: Working Together to Make Green Growth Happen
April 4-7
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Driverless Cars and the Future of Transportation
April 5
Online

Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region
April 5
Brussels, Begium

Cooperation in a changing world of work: Cooperatives and the Social Economy in the Future of WorkApril 5
Geneva, Switzerland

World Health Assembly Policy Scrum
April 5
Online

Urbanization in Asia: A Comparative Study of the People’s Republic of China and India
April 5-6
Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Global Refugee Crisis in Urban Settings: Improving Self-reliance and Reducing Aid Dependence

April 6
Washington, D.C., United States

Infrastructure and the Growth of Cities in Africa: Evidence from the Past Half-CenturyApril 6
Washington, D.C., United States

Evidence in Agriculture: Information Constraints to Technology Adoption
April 6
Washington, D.C., United States

The Global Surgical Ecosystem: Strengthening Healthcare WorldwideApril 6
Washington, D.C., United States

Best Practices for Global Health Experiential Learning
April 6
Washington, D.C., United States

Global Health Career FairApril 6
Washington, D.C., United States

The Future of Work We Want: A Global Dialogue
April 6-7
Geneva, Switzerland

8th Annual CUGH Conference: Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems
April 6-9
Washington, D.C., United States

Research meets Development: Drought resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa
April 6 - July 13
Bonn, Germany

The Role of Information in Improving Rural Services and Governance
April 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Building a Resilient Digital Economy in Asia
April 7
Tokyo, Japan

10th Seminar in the TICAD Seminar Series "Agribusiness in West Africa"
April 11
Tokyo, Japan

Poverty Counts: The Future of Global Poverty Monitoring at the World Bank
April 10
Washington, D.C., United States

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

World Health Day
April 7

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