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What's New


Indian carbon market to meet in New Delhi, September 8-9, 2010.

September 3, 2010 Event

WBI and ANSA-Africa have published this practical handbook on social accountability in Africa.

May 13, 2010 Announcement

Nobel Laureates lead discussion on "Development Challenges in a Post Crisis World" on June 2, in Stockholm, Sweden.

May 10, 2010 News

New course: "Youth Master Trainers for Climate Change" from June 15 to 18, 2010 at the Istanbul Technical University in Turkey.

May 6, 2010 Announcement

This course includes 5 modules on basic economic concepts, including education as an investment, costs, efficiency, equality, and education finance.

April 29, 2010 Course

Upcoming seminar for French-speaking UNICEF staff to be held in Washington, DC from May 10-21, 2010.

April 28, 2010 Announcement/Annonce| en Français| French

This week-long course offers a unique learning experience on the political economy of reform of innovation systems and selected instruments.

April 22, 2010 Course

The "Keys to Innovation" discussion series is being carried out by the World Bank Institute in partnership with the World Bank's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Public Sector network, the Global ICTs Unit, and the Knowledge Strategy Group.

March 22, 2010 Course

This course will provide policymakers, academics and other interested stakeholders from Pacific Island Countries with an understanding of how to assess their health systems.

April 21, 2010 Course

World Bank staff joined 14,000 delegates from 150 countries in Rio to challenge each other: how best to bridge the urban divide and ensure everyone has a "right to the city."

April 14, 2010 News