Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of the World Economic Outlook press briefing at the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C. Photo by: Stephen Jaffe / IMF / CC BY-NC-ND

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

FEATURED EVENT

2017 Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group
April 21-23
Washington, D.C., United States

The Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness.

Devex reporters Michael Igoe and Sophie Edwards will be on the ground at the World Bank Spring meetings April 18-22. Stay tuned to Devex for coverage and follow @Sophie_Ed1984 and @AlterIgoe.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Global Parliamentary Conference 2017
April 17-18
Washington, D.C. United States

World Bank Group Civil Society Policy ForumApril 17-21
Washington, D.C., United States

Development Marketplace: Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence
April 18
Washington, D.C. United States

Demonetization, Digital Identity and Universal Basic Income – How Big Ideas Are Changing India and What it Means for the World
April 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Facebook Developer Conference
April 18-19
San Jose, California, United States

Aligning Research Investments to the Global Food Security Strategy: A Three-Day AgExchange on Nutrition, Resilience and Agriculture-Led Economic GrowthApril 18-20
Online

World Bank Group Career Seminar
April 19
Washington, D.C., United States

International Business and Human Rights Conference
April 19
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Challenge and Logic of Greater Financing for AfricaApril 19
Washington, D.C., United States

The private sector as an engine for jobs, skills and entrepreneurship: A discussion of EBRD's first Economic Inclusion Strategy
April 19
Washington, D.C., United States

Addressing the Global Refugee Crisis: How We Can Bridge the Gap Between Humanitarian Response and Development Assistance
April 19
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

Smart Grid Technologies and Implications for Inclusive Development
April 19-20
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

NTD Summit 2017
April 19-22
Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline 2020: Creating Peaceful and Equitable Cities
April 20
Madrid, Spain

New narratives of energy and sustainability: Debunking myths and interrogating the universality of global and local integrations
April 20
Brussels, Belgium

Boosting Women's Economic Empowerment
April 20
Washington, D.C., United States

World Bank Group Career Seminar in Osaka
April 20
Osaka, Japan

Financing for Learning: Making Global Education a Reality
April 20
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

Payouts for Perils: Using Insurance to Radically Improve Emergency Aid
April 20
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

The Future of Global Health Financing Amid a Changing Policy Landscape
April 20
Washington, D.C., United States

Sustainable Development and Aid: What Next?
April 20
Washington, D.C., United States

Second Annual Universal Health Coverage Financing Forum
April 20-21
Washington, D.C., United States

Fostering Local Capital Markets Development: A Path for Prosperity and Growth
April 21
Washington, D.C., United States

2017 World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings Events on Building Sustainable Communities
April 21-22
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

2017 Global Infrastructure Forum
April 22
Washington, D.C., United States

State of the Africa Region
April 22
Washington, D.C., United States

2017 Fiscal Forum: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance
April 22-23
Washington, D.C., United States

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 22-23
New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Annual convention for inclusive growth 2017
April 24
Brussels, Belgium

Immunizing the Urban Poor
April 24
Online

The Alan J. Magill Malaria Eradication Symposium: Accelerating to Zero Through Innovation, Policy and Partnerships
April 24
Washington, D.C., United States

The US Commitment to Saving the Lives of Mothers and Children
April 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Women20 Summit 2017
April 24-26
Berlin, Germany

European Parliament Committee Meetings
April 24-27
Brussels, Belgium

WHA Policy Scrum
April 25
Online

Aligning National Climate Policy and Sustainable Development in Urban Kenya: Presentation of findings
April 25
Nairobi, Kenya

WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 2017
April 25-28
Toronto, Canada

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

International Mother Earth Day
April 22

World Malaria Day
April 25

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