Events preview: This week in development cooperation

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Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Jan. 30:

FEATURED EVENTS

How to engage passive candidates
Jan. 31, 9.30 a.m. EST
Online

Join Devex's Alli Blount to learn how to create a system for tracking passive candidates, way before vacancies arise. During the event you will learn how to search efficiently and create a system to organize candidates; reach out to and engage passive candidates; create interest in your organization; and record past discussions and maintain long-term relationships.

Long Story Short: 5 stories to watch in 2018
Feb. 1, 12. p.m. EST
Online

On this week’s Long Story Short, we’ll cover who's paying for development (spoiler alert: China); the securitization of aid; humanitarian financing; humanitarian innovation and the rise of blockchain + AI; and gender equality + #AidToo.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Opportunity for All: Promoting Growth, Jobs, and Inclusiveness in the Arab World
Jan. 29-30
Marrakesh, Morocco

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

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

Transform: Africa Business and Investment Forum
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Jan. 30

‘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

Power Dynamics: Energy Sector Reform and the Political Economy of Energy Access (Greening Governance Seminar Series)
Jan. 30
Washington, D.C., United States

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

Economic and Social Council Youth Forum
New York, United States
Jan. 30-31

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

World Bank Group Host First Ever Event for Ideas for Action Africa, IdeaLab, Information Session
Lagos, Nigeria
Jan. 30 - Feb. 8

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

Lunch & Learn: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Global Health Workplace
Jan. 31
Washington, D.C., United States

Ending FGM: The Role of Laws, Education and Social Norms
Feb. 1
Washington, D.C., United States

Cash Transfer Programming: Taking stock and looking ahead
Feb. 1
London, United Kingdom; Online

Women in Global Health and Development Professions
Feb. 1
Seattle, Washington, United States

Cities Research Seminar Series: Inclusive Cities for the Urban Working Poor: Need to Protect and Enhance Informal Livelihoods
Feb. 2
Washington, D.C., United States

Integrated Water Resources Management Training for Sustainable Development
Feb. 5-8
Shah Alam, Malaysia

Sustaining pathways out of extreme poverty
Feb. 6
London, United Kingdom; Online

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES AND EVENTS

World Wetlands Day
Feb. 2

World Cancer Day
Feb. 4

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Feb. 6

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