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This global video dialogue will include participants from PPP programs in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

February 20, 2010 Event

For most cities, financing major infrastructure such as bridges presents challenges and dilemmas. One of the world’s biggest cities, New York City, offers models for alternative financing and regional integration.

March 10, 2010 Announcement

The 1st RIAL workshop on promoting innovation policy for growth and competitiveness will take place in Seoul, South Korea.

March 8, 2010 Event

Keys2Innov presents new tools and approaches that can be applied to urgent development challenges.

February 25, 2010 Event

The forum will bring together a variety of stakeholders interested and engaged in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

February 21, 2010 Event

WBI's Climate Change Practice has just launched its first Quarterly e-Bulletin, featuring information on events and other news.

February 18, 2010 News

IFC, WBI, and the Caribbean Development Bank trained Caribbean officials on public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects.

December 14, 2009 Event

This is the second in a series of interviews with World Bank Institute (WBI) directors.

January 5, 2010 Announcement

This new toolkit on the System of Rice Cultivation (SRI) uses audio visual tools to explain what SRI is and illustrate concepts, techniques, advantages, and constraints of applying SRI. It also includes video and audio interviews with researchers, practitioners, and farmers and a "how-to" guide for practitioners.

November 24, 2009 Announcement