Events preview: This week in development cooperation

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FEATURED EVENTS

Governance for Good: A conversation with Henriette Kolb
May 9, 9 a.m. ET
Online

This event, underwritten by Pact, will feature a high-level interview between Devex Senior Reporter Adva Saldinger and Henriette Kolb, head of the Gender Secretariat at IFC. The conversation will take a deep dive into how development actors can support the enabling environments needed for women to thrive.

Funding Insights: Nutrition at USAID
May 14
Online

What do organizations need to know in order to partner on USAID nutrition-related programs? What’s the vision for procurement and integrated programming under USAID nutrition programs? Sign up for our webinar for more on how Devex can help your organization identify nutrition-related funding opportunities.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

First North American Dialogue on Biocultural Diversity
May 5-8
Montreal, Canada

14th Session of the UN Forum on Forests
May 6-10
New York, United States

Moving for Prosperity: Global Migration and Labor Markets
May 7
Washington, D.C., United States

Power, Politics, and Governance in the Food System: Applications to Africa
May 8
Online

A Wrong Inflicted: Mass Starvation in the 21st Century
May 8
Washington, D.C., United States

World Conference on Forests for Public Health
May 8-11
Athens, Greece

49th Session of the IPCC
May 8-12
Kyoto, Japan

Building Resilience through Financial Inclusion: A Review of Existing Evidence and Knowledge Gaps
May 9
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

OECD Skills Outlook 2019
May 9
Online

Addressing the hidden dimensions of poverty: International Conference
May 10
Paris, France

G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting
May 11-12
Niigata, Japan

SiDRR Conference 2019
May 11-12
Beijing, China

UNESCO International Water Conference
May 13-14
Paris, France

Science and Policy Forum for Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
May 13-14
Geneva, Switzerland

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019
May 13-17
Geneva, Switzerland

Innovate Rights: New Thinking on Business and Human Rights 2019
May 14-16
Sydney, Australia

WEF Industry Strategy Meeting
May 15-16
Geneva, Switzerland

INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATIONS AND OBSERVANCES

Global Road Safety Week
May 6-12

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