Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A scene from the 2017 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference. Photo by: Rod Searcey

FEATURED EVENTS

How to learn soft skills
Nov. 6
Online

As part of Skills for Tomorrow, Devex invites you to learn more about the soft skills needed to stand out to employers and excel in your global development career. During this webinar, experts from Duke University and the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs will share their insights on how global development professionals can gain these important skill sets.

Ask Devex: Skills for Tomorrow Edition
Nov. 7
Online

Is your career plan future-proof? Find out during a special Skills for Tomorrow edition of Ask Devex, featuring guest speakers from the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Southern California. During the event, our panel will answer your career questions live on air, as well as: provide insights on current hiring trends; give tips on how to leverage your practical experience; share new course ideas for skill building; and dig into skills that are required to succeed today — and ones you should be building for the future.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

2018 AIDS Philanthropy Summit
Nov. 5-6
Washington, D.C., United States

Africa’s rising debt
Nov. 5-6
London, United Kingdom; Online

U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference
Nov. 5-6
Gauteng, South Africa

2018 Positive Peace Conference
Nov. 5-6
Stanford, California, United States
Devex’s Catherine Cheney will be speaking.

Development policies and practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Nov. 5-7
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Law, Justice and Development Week 2018 - Rights, Protection and Development
Nov. 5-9
Washington, D.C., United States

Global Financing Facility Replenishment Event
Nov. 6
Oslo, Norway

ADB Knowledge Forum 2018
Nov. 6-9
Manila, Philippines

Doing things differently: A dialogue to explore power and gender in global health
Nov. 7
London, United Kingdom

ADB Online Career Event for Women Professionals
Nov. 7
Online

The Conceptual Basis and Operational Implications of "Green Growth"
Nov. 7
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Stream it online.

Inflation in Emerging and Developing Economies: Evolution, Drivers, and Policies
Nov. 7
Tokyo, Japan

The Role of Financial Technology in the Inclusive Growth of Asian Economies
Nov. 7-8
Jakarta, Indonesia

Africa Investment Forum
Nov. 7-9
Johannesburg, South Africa

West Africa Coastal Areas Management Program (WACA) Launch
Nov. 7-9
Dakar, Senegal

Changing gender norms for women's economic empowerment
Nov. 8
London, United Kingdom; Online

Marriage, Work and Migration: The Role of Infrastructure Development and Gender Norms
Nov. 8
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Blended Development Finance and the New Industrial Policy
Nov. 8
Geneva, Switzerland; Online

Women Leaders in Global Health Conference
Nov. 8-9
London, United Kingdom
Devex is on the ground. Follow Sophie Edwards for more.

Paris Peace Forum
Nov. 11-13
Paris, France

Techonomy 18
Nov. 11-13
California, United States

International Conference on Family Planning 2018
Nov. 12-15
Kigali, Rwanda
Devex is on the ground. Follow Sophie Edwards for more.

Short Course: Impact Evaluation Methods
Nov. 12-16
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Evidence for the Rural Transformation
Nov. 13
Maputo, Mozambique

INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATIONS

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Nov. 6

World Science Day for Peace and Development
Nov. 10

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