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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    September 21
    2021

    FailLab

    Space is limited, register today! Registration deadline: September 17

    “Failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”

    From these candid and intimate “talks”, leave with concrete dos and don’ts you can bring to your own life.

    Speakers:

    • “The Fall and Rise of a Working Mom” | Carla Chamoun, Director of Credit & Operations, VITAS (Lebanon)
    • “Humility” | Tine Knott, Senior Vice President, DAI
    • “Co-opt, Convert and Take over: The Failure of Diversity in International Development” | Saraounia Mboka-Boyer, Systems and Institutional Governance Technical Advisor, International Rescue Committee

    Master of Ceremonies: Kaelan Sullivan Fleury, Senior Specialist, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, Chemonics

    Hear the talks, participate in Q&A with the speakers, and then enjoy virtual networking with fellow participants in small groups.

    Time: 10:00 AM ET l 2:00 PM GMT

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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    September 21
    2021

    Mapping To Strengthen Food Systems: Harnessing Geospatial Data To Achieve SDG 2, Zero Hunger

    Enough food is produced today to feed everyone on the planet, but hunger is on the rise in some parts of the world and almost 690 million people are going hungry, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. Detailed geospatial mapping can be an enormous resource in addressing food shortages, improving harvests, and tackling malnutrition. Effective applications of GIS and remote sensing can help maximize agricultural yields through precision farming and the accurate targeting of irrigation and fertilization, as well as monitoring crop health.

    Yet the benefits of geospatial data are often out of reach for millions of smallholder farmers in low- and middle-income countries, who play a pivotal role in strengthening the food systems that they and their communities depend on.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 21, Devex will host an ecosystem event on the sidelines of the 76th annual United Nations General Assembly in partnership with Esri, looking at how geospatial data can be used to strengthen evidence-based decision-making to create more resilient food systems that leave no one behind.

    The discussion will explore how geospatial solutions to food insecurity, malnutrition, and climate change can be sustainably scaled to reach the most vulnerable in our food systems.

    The event will shine a spotlight on successful applications of geospatial data helping to advance progress on SDG 2 — Zero Hunger — and explore lessons learned and ways the global development community can further scale the use of geospatial technology and leverage the opportunity of the U.N. Food Systems Summit.

    This event will include live captioning.

    Time: 1 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. CET

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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    September 21
    2021

    Raising the Alarm: A Conversation on Preventing the Next Global Health Crisis With Raj Panjabi

    On Tuesday, September 21, Devex will host a live conversation with Raj Panjabi, the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator and co-founder of NGO Last Mile Health. This conversation, led by Sara Jerving, global health reporter for Devex and part of Devex’s UHC Pavilion, comes as global leaders meet for the 76th United Nations General Assembly. High on the UNGA agenda will be how to address the current COVID-19 pandemic and how to prevent the next global health crisis.

    A longstanding champion of health care workers, Raj Panjabi recently wrote in a Time article that “preventing the next pandemic depends on a standing army of health workers within communities.” What is the global community doing to fortify this army? On the occasion of the 76th U.N. General Assembly, what commitments can governments make to ensure that health workers everywhere are supported, protected and prepared to raise the alarm when signs of the next pandemic emerge?

    This event will include live captioning.

    Time: 12 P.M. ET | 6 P.M. CET

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