Events preview: This week in development cooperation

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72nd World Health Assembly
May 20-28
Geneva, Switzerland

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May 24, 10 a.m. ET (4 p.m. CET)

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OECD Forum
May 20-21
Paris, France

AUDA-NEPAD Institutional Investors Forum
May 20-21
Dakar, Senegal

5th PASET Forum: Destination Digital Africa: Preparing our Youth for the Future
May 20-22
Kigali, Rwanda

4th World Congress on Agroforestry
May 20-25
Montpellier, France

Towards a Global Pact for the Environment: Third Substantive Session
May 20-25
Nairobi, Kenya

The Future of Saving: The Role of Pension System Design in an Aging World
May 21
Washington, D.C., United States; Online

CReCER 2019 Regional Conference: Accountability for Maximizing Finance for Development
May 21-22
San José, Costa Rica

Lessons from IFPRI Country Programs on Informing Policy Decisions and Strengthening Capacity
May 22
Washington, D.C., United States

International Conference on Fintech
May 22-23
Vienna, Austria

Fourth Annual International Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia Featuring IFPRI’s 2019 Global Food Policy Report
May 28
Moscow, Russia

ADBI Sessions on Transport Infrastructure and Quality of Life at World Conference on Transportation Research
May 28-30
Mumbai, India

What is the Cost of a Healthy Diet? New Price Indexes Reveal Changes in Affordability of Nutritious Foods
May 29
Washington, D.C., United States


World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 21

International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
May 23

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