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Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Oct. 24:

FEATURED EVENT

The Grad School Week primer
Oct. 25, 12 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CET
Online

A postgraduate degree can help advance your career in global development but going back to school is a big decision. This webinar will help you figure out when is the right time to pursue a postgraduate degree and what program will best fit your needs and career goals.

Sarah Olia from Harvard Kennedy School, Cheryl Bailey from Duke University and Ben Neilsen from George Washington University join Devex to talk about some of the different options for graduate studies and tips for success. Register to attend here

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

GEO Week 2017
Oct. 23-27
Washington, D.C., United States

THET Annual Conference 2017
Oct. 23-25
London, United Kingdom

Unpacking accountability in education
Oct. 24
London, United Kingdom; Online

Lake Chad Basin: An overlooked crisis
Oct. 24
London, United Kingdom; Online

Saving for (No) Sex: The Effects of Precautionary Savings on Transactional Sex
Oct. 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Bioeconomy – the new transformation of agriculture, food, and bio-based industries – implications for emerging economies
Oct. 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Training: Innovative Finance For Development
Oct. 24-25
New York, United States

Future Investment Initiative
Oct. 24-26
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Executive Course on Drug Policy, Diplomacy and Public Health 2017
Oct. 24-26
Geneva, Switzerland

Investment Competitiveness Forum
Oct. 24-27
Vienna, Austria

4th OECD Green Investment Financing Forum
Oct. 24-25
Paris, France

Geodata and ICT for Financial Inclusion and Food Security
Oct. 25
Washington, D.C., United States

Workshop on Energy for Regional Integration in South Asia: Building Capacity for Greater Connectivity
Oct. 25-26
Thimphu, Bhutan

Pacific Workshop on Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
Oct. 25-27
Tuamasaga, Samoa

Second Kenyan presidential election
Oct. 26

Smart Urban Development Conference
Oct. 26
Yokohama, Japan

Health in a Time of Austerity – Can Fiscal Measures Help?
Oct. 26
Washington, D.C., United States

Engaging policy makers ahead of the Ministerial Conference and UN High-Level Meeting on TB
Oct. 26
Online

World Banking on Climate and Health: Trade-offs or Synergies in Madagascar
Oct. 26
New York, United States

EAT Asia-Pacific Food Forum
Oct. 30-31
Jakarta, Indonesia

A New DAC: Innovations for the 2030 Agenda - High Level Meeting
Oct. 30-31
Paris, France

Second Annual Meeting of the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities
Oct. 30 - Nov. 2
New Delhi, India

South Asian Forum on Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
Oct. 31
Bagmati, Nepal

Climate resilience, sustainable food systems, and healthy diets: Can we have it all?

Oct. 31
Washington, D.C., United States

South-South Knowledge Sharing on Agricultural Mechanization
Oct. 31
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

2017 Sustainable Development Transition Forum
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1
Incheon, South Korea

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES AND EVENTS

World Polio Day
Oct. 24

United Nations Day
Oct. 24

World Development Information Day
Oct. 24

World Cities Day
Oct. 31

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