A health extension worker gives ready-to-use therapeutic food to a mother and her child. Photo by: Mulugeta Ayene / UNICEF Ethiopia / CC BY-NC-ND

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Aug. 15:


23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority
Aug. 7-18
Kingston, Jamaica

Singularity University Global Summit
Aug. 13-15
San Francisco, California, United States

UNLEASH Innovation Lab
Aug. 13-21
Copenhagen, Denmark

Renewable Energy and Quality of Life
Aug. 14-15
Astana, Kazakhstan

2017 CDC National Cancer Conference
Aug. 14-16
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

ODI in Conversation with Rajiv Shah
Aug. 16
London, United Kingdom; Online

Frontline Stories: Risks Faced by Health Workers
Aug. 17
London, United Kingdom; Online

Launch of the Global Commission on the Future of Work
Aug. 21
Geneva, Switzerland; Online

Infrastructure Africa
Aug. 21-22
Johannesburg, South Africa

Webinar: Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU): Improving Nutrition Outcomes Through Optimized Agriculture Investments
Aug. 21-24

Future Learning 2020 Summit
Aug. 23-24
Santa Clara, California, United States


World Humanitarian Day
Aug. 19

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