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What's New


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

WBI's Leadership Program and Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy are launching a course from June 28 - July 8, 2010

April 13, 2010 Course

Carbon Expo 2010 is a global trade fair and knowledge-sharing platform on current and future carbon investments.

May 26, 2010 Event

This upcoming course will help participants design strategies to achieve national health systems goals.

April 7, 2010 Course

WBI's new learning platform on managing agricultural water includes six learning modules that are self-paced, with exercises, tests, and audiovisual presentations.

June 15, 2010 Announcement

Survey conducted on WBI's "Achieving the MDGs" course.

March 18, 2010 Announcement