Events preview: This week in development cooperation

Delegates and staff at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center during the AfDB Annual Meetings in Busan, South Korea. Photo by: Kinga Gorak / AfDB Group

FEATURED EVENTS

71st World Health Assembly
May 21-26
Geneva, Switzerland

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#UNLEASHtheSDGs Tweet Chat
May 22
Online

We're fast-approaching 2030. How can we innovate to achieve the SDGs? Join our Tweet Chat with @UNLEASHlab on May 22 to discuss. 

Webinar 1: Can digital interventions influence behavior change?
May 23
Online

Join us for this first webinar of our two-part series with creative nonprofit Girl Effect and social science think tank New Knowledge to learn more about how to design digital interventions to deliver behavior change.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

CARE National Conference
May 21-23
Washington, D.C., United States

African Development Bank Annual Meetings
May 21-25
Busan, South Korea

Calling for Global Action on Epilepsy
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Intergenerational Mobility around the World
May 22
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

A Conversation with Minister Bibeau on the G7, Inclusive Economic Growth, and Empowering Women and Girls
May 22
Washington, D.C., United States

International Conference for The Gambia
May 22
Brussels, Belgium

Positioning Circulatory Health in Universal Health Coverage
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Global Challenges in Antimicrobial Resistance: Getting Research to Move Beyond Silos
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Turning the Tide on NCDs: Why We Need to Focus on Youth
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Quality Care: Fulfilling the Promise of UHC
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Diagnostics and The Fight Against Superbugs
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

From Paper to Policy in 10 Years: How a Checklist is Transforming Global Surgery
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Taking Civil Society Engagement to New Heights to Advance WHO's 13th General Programme of Work and Achieve the “Triple Billion” Targets
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Nutrition education and IDF action on junk food and serving sizes to tackle obesity and prevent diabetes among children, women and all those at riskMay 22
Geneva, Switzerland

Chemonics International's Global Health and Supply Chain Office Leadership Meet & Greet Cocktail Reception
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

World Health +SocialGood
May 22-24
Geneva, Switzerland; Online

71st World Health Assembly Side-Events by Non-State Actors in Official Relations with WHO
May 22-25
Geneva, Switzerland

Value of a Global Health Security Index (World Health Assembly Side Event)
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Medicines We Can Trust: A Call to Safeguard Quality
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

International Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop 2018
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Health Security: 100 Years After the Spanish Flu Pandemic
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Building Effective Partnerships To Address the Multiple Forms of Malnutrition
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Health in All Policies (HiAP): A strategic function of public health and UHC
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

United To End Tuberculosis: Priorities for the UN High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

From the Ground Up: NCDs, TB, and Resilient Health Systems
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Unfinished Journey: The Global Health Response to Children & Road Traffic Injuries
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Continuing progress in global health: Working together for the future
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Launch of the Framework on Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

Leading the Way for Midwives
May 23
Geneva, Switzerland

#AdaptDev workshop: organisational culture for learning and adaptation
May 24
London, United Kingdom

Seizing the Opportunity: Catalyzing quality UHC and tackling AMR through water, sanitation and hygiene, and infection prevention and control
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Diverse Pathways and Partnerships to Universal Health Coverage
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Happiness, Health & NCDs – Mind the Gap!
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy: UHC and the Role of the Private Sector
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Reducing Sugar, Salt and Fat to Prevent NCDs: Bold Initiatives and Success Stories
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Human Rights in Global Health. Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Transcending Boundaries to Tackle Drug Resistance in TB, Malaria, & HIV/AIDS
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Quality Equity Dignity and UHC: Learning from Best Practices Across Sectors
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Follow the Money: How can progress towards NCDs be achieved?
May 24
Geneva, Switzerland

Incentivizing Investments in Access to Quality Medicines
May 25
Geneva, Switzerland

Transitioning in the Context of Universal Health Coverage
May 25
Geneva, Switzerland

#AidToo: Sexual exploitation in international cooperation
May 26
Geneva, Switzerland

The Role of Transport in Sustainable Development: Prospects, Opportunities, and Challenges for the Philippines
May 28
Manila, Philippines

Rising Tide of Debt: Risk, Resilience, Responsibility
May 28-29
Brussels, Belgium

Navigation by Judgment
May 29
Washington, D.C., United States

Policy Workshop on Smart Grids: Promoting Cross-Border and Regional Energy Cooperation
May 29-31
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2018 IPSASB Strategy Roundtable and Capacity Building Forum
May 29-30
Manila, Philippines

Book Talk with Hilary Matfess, author of “Women and the War on Boko Haram"
May 30
Washington, D.C., United States

8th Global Housing Finance Conference
May 30 - June 1
Washington, D.C., United States

CGD Program Launch: Migration, Displacement, and Humanitarian Policy
May 31
Washington, D.C., United States

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
May 23

International Day of UN Peacekeepers
May 29

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