Events preview: This week in development cooperation

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World Economic Forum
Jan. 22-25
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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Global Economy in 2019: What Policymakers Need to Know
Jan. 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Globalization: Contents and Discontents
Jan. 15-16
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

DIME Event: ieConnect: Innovative Data Systems and Impact Evaluations
Jan. 17

How to Strengthen Nutrition within the Health Platform: Programmatic Evidence and Experience from Three Countries
Jan. 17
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

Transforming Transportation 2019
Jan. 17-18
Washington, D.C., United States

11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
Jan. 17-19
Berlin, Germany

Research Launch: What’s the Evidence? Youth Engagement and the Sustainable Development Goals
Jan. 18
Manila, Philippines

Mashreq Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment
Jan. 19
Beirut, Lebanon

Inequality as Cholesterol: Attempting to Quantify Inequality of Opportunity
Jan. 22
Washington, D.C.m, United States; Online

Beyond Emergency Relief: How Innovative Finance can Deliver Lasting Solutions
Jan. 23
Davos, Switzerland

Neglected Disease Research and Development: Reaching New Heights
Jan. 23
Geneva, Switzerland

9th ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia: Innovative Approaches for the Effective Management of Labor Migration in Asia
Jan. 24-25
Tokyo, Japan

144th Session of the WHO Executive Board
Jan. 24 - Feb. 1
Geneva, Switzerland

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