Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of the WIPO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, where the 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind will be held. Photo by: Emmanuel Berrod / WIPO / CC BY-NC-ND

FEATURED EVENTS

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Feb. 7
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How to land a job with the UN
Feb. 14
Online

U.N. recruitment experts join Devex to talk about career opportunities within specific agencies and share tips for candidates. At this event, you will learn what skills are in demand; what the job application process looks like; and tips for standing out to recruiters and hiring managers.

32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union
Feb. 10-11
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Devex reporter Christin Roby will be on the ground.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Together to achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030
Feb. 5
Geneva, Switzerland

"The Cruel Cut": A Discussion on FGM, Laws and Social Norms with Documentary Screening
Feb. 5
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

High Level Dialogue on Gender, Education and Protection of Schools in Humanitarian Settings
Feb. 5
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Means of Implementing the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Palestine
Feb. 5-6
Amman, Jordan

International conference on Universal Child Grants
Feb. 6-8
Geneva, Switzerland; Online

Poverty and Migration in the Digital Age: Experimental Evidence on Mobile Banking in Bangladesh
Feb. 7
Washtington, D.C., United States

Nourishing Africa through improved nutrition and sustainable food systems: African launch of the EAT-Lancet Commission Report on Food, Planet, Health
Feb. 7
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Webinar: Climate resilience and job prospects for young people in agriculture
Feb. 7
Online

1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind
Feb. 7-8
Geneva, Switzerland

Consultation on the assessment of the agency-level use of Country Safeguard System for Environment and Land Acquisition and Resettlement
Feb. 7-8
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Public Seminar: Launching a Special Report: Africa's path to 2063: Choice in the face of great transformations
Feb. 8
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

World Government Summit 2019
Feb. 10-12
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

YouthMappers: Navigating the Ghanian Soy Value Chain
Feb. 11
Online

57th Session of the Commission for Social Development
Feb. 11-21
New York, United States

German African Business Summit
Feb. 11-13
Accra, Ghana

World Sustainable Development Summit 2019
Feb. 11-13
New Delhi, India

51st Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum
Feb. 11-12
Entebbe, Uganda

Procurement: Medical Diagnostic Imaging Equipment - Tools Launch
Feb. 12
Washington, D.C., United States

Africa Business: Health Forum
Feb. 12
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The First FAO/WHO/AU International Food Safety Conference
Feb. 12-13
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

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

International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Feb. 11

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