Events preview: This week in development cooperation

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Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Jan. 23:

FEATURED EVENTS

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Jan. 23-26
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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Digital Event: Working together to prepare for — prevent — disaster
Jan. 24, 9:00 a.m. Davos Time

Tune in for this live digital event where we explore how humanitarian agencies can collaborate to prepare for and prevent disasters.

Conversation with Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Jan. 25, 9:00 a.m. EST (3:00 p.m. Davos time)

Devex invites you to join us for a conversation between the World Health Organization’s Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Devex President & Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar, as they discuss the director-general's stated priorities for the WHO live from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Executive Briefing: What Davos means for global development
Jan. 25, 11:30 a.m. EST (5:30 p.m. Davos time)

How do global health, international development and humanitarian response factor into the agenda, and what are the implications for professionals working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals? Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar and Senior Reporter Catherine Cheney will take Devex Executive Members inside one of the world's most exclusive gatherings.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo
Jan. 22-24
Hong Kong

142nd Session of WHO Executive Board
Jan. 22-27
Geneva, Switzerland

28th AU Summit
Jan. 22-31
Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia

Webinar: Learning from Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Activities in Zambia
Jan. 23
Online

Sustainable Water Partnerships Webinar: How to Improve Water Security
Jan. 23
Online

Making the Invisible Visible: The Triple Impact of Nursing
Jan. 23
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Global humanitarian outlook: Fireside chat at the Tradeshift Sanctuary
Jan. 24
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland; Online

Drinking Water and Lead Service Lines: Partnering to Protect Public Health
Jan. 24
Washington, D.C., United States

Seminar “Global Economic Prospects: Broad-Based Upturn, but for How Long?”
Jan. 25
Tokyo, Japan

Cash Transfer Programming - The Fundamentals (training course)
Jan. 25
New York, United States

Economics of Resilience: An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Cure ​
Jan. 25
Online

The Impact of Civil Conflict on Child Malnutrition and Mortality
Jan. 25
Washington, D.C., United States

Right Diagnosis, Right Treatment: KNCV’s Patient Triage Approach
Jan. 25
Online

Aligning initiatives to track progress toward a new global food system
Jan. 25
Davos, Switzerland

Youth Required: Building Resilient Food Systems for a Sustainable World
Jan. 25
Washington, D.C., United States

Expert Group Meeting on Interlinkages
Jan. 25-26
New York, United States

#GlobalChallenges: Providing decent jobs for all
Jan. 29
London, United Kingdom; Online

Addressing Challenges in Global Health Security 2018
Jan. 29 - Feb. 1
Geneva, Switzerland

Prince Mahidol Award Conference
Jan. 29 - Feb. 3
Bangkok, Thailand

‘Building back better’: A resilient Caribbean
Jan. 30
London, United Kingdom; Online

Employment and Violence in Fragile States
Jan. 30
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

What’s the Future of Pay-for-Success Development? Perspectives from the Experts Behind a New Development Impact Bond in Cameroon
Jan. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

SID-Washington Career Fair
Jan. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

The Value of a Global Health Security Index in Reducing the Threat Posed by Emerging Infectious Diseases
Jan. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

The Future of Livestock: Enhancing sustainability, responsibility and efficiency
Jan. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

8th ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia
Jan. 30-31
Incheon, Republic of Korea

5th Greater Mekong Subregion Environment Ministers’ Meeting
Jan. 30 - Feb. 1
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Digital Products and Economic Lives in Africa
Jan. 31
Washington, D.C., United States

Turning Trash into Social Value: Can a Private Sector Model Work for Poor Women in India?
Jan. 31
Washington, D.C., United States

DREAMS, Gender Innovations, and Results
Jan. 31
Washington, D.C., United States

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