Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Congressman Ted Yoho. Photo by: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Dec. 12:

FEATURED EVENTS

Inside Policy: A Devex Conversation with Congressman Ted Yoho
Dec. 13, 8.45 a.m. - 9.30 a.m EST

Devex invites you to join us for a conversation with Congressman Ted Yoho to discuss the future of U.S. aid and the role of Congress in calling for accountability and transparency in U.S. foreign assistance, specifically following a recent call for open dialogue on the proposed changes to the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

How to get job search ready for 2018
Dec. 13, 12 p.m. EST (6 p.m. CET)

The holiday season provides an opportunity to step back, reflect on your career goals, and consider whether you will be aiming for a job change in 2018. It’s important to use this time wisely to prepare, and Devex career and recruitment guru Kate Warren is here to help answer your job search questions live on air. She will also share tips on how to create an effective strategy for your job search, present a recruiter-friendly profile, and craft a CV that gets you noticed. Participants will also get a special discount on Devex CV Writing after the event.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

2017 Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week
Dec. 10-14
Swakopmund, Namibia

Conference on Globalization, Development, and Economic and Financial Stability
Dec. 11-12
Tokyo, Japan

Water Governance in Asia: A Comprehensive Approach
Dec. 11-13
Yangon, Myanmar

Better Decisions, Better Health: Practical Experiences Supporting UHC from around the World
Dec. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Debate: Should the Private Sector Always Have a Role in Achieving UHC?
Dec. 12
Tokyo, Japan

Investing in Research – new evidence showing how a nutrition-sensitive agriculture program improves children’s nutritional status
Dec. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment — A Workshop
Dec. 12-13
Washington, D.C., United States

7th ADB International Skills Forum: Anticipating and Preparing for Emerging Skills and Jobs
Dec. 12-14
Manila, Philippines

UHC Forum 2017
Dec. 12-15
Tokyo, Japan

How to Realize Education’s Promise in MENA
Dec. 13
Amman, Jordan

How to Realize Education’s Promise in Jordan
Dec. 14
Amman, Jordan

Innovation Showcase Business Unusual: Innovating for Health Systems of the Future
Dec. 14
Tokyo, Japan

Disrupting Development through Science, Technology and Innovation
Dec. 14
Tokyo, Japan

Leveraging HIV, TB, and malaria control programs to address NCDs
Dec. 14-15
Onine

Community Health Information Systems – Success Stories from Rwanda and Mozambique
Dec. 15
Online

Building blocks for change: Strengthening Primary Health Care systems for UHC
Dec. 15
Tokyo, Japan

Documentary & Discussion: The New Barbarianism
Dec. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Conflict and Natural Resource Management
Dec. 18
Washington, D.C., United States

Policy Workshop on the Sustainable Energy Industry and Managing Effective Green Technology
Dec. 18-19
South Korea

Webinar Series: Internet of Things for Agriculture
Dec. 19
Washington, D.C., United States

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES AND EVENTS

International Day of Neutrality
Dec. 12

International Migrants Day
Dec. 18

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