Learning | World Bank Institute (WBI)

The World Bank Institute (WBI) is a global connector of knowledge, learning and innovation for poverty reduction. We connect practitioners and institutions to help them find suitable solutions to their development challenges. With a focus on the "how" of reform, we link knowledge from around the world and scale up innovations. Read More »


Learning: WBI has more than 50 years of experience in adult learning. This section of the website includes the whole range of WBI learning events and tools - courses, seminars, conferences, webinars, and e-learning modules covering a variety of topics relevant to international development. Some of them require registration, others don't. Please check the individual Event or Learning Product you are interested in.

Events: This includes learning courses, seminars, webinars, conferences, book launches, and other events. Events are open to the public and may or may not require registration. They are guided by a teacher, presenter or facilitator. Events can be delivered face-to-face or via-e-learning.

Learning Products: This includes tool kits and other self-paced learning modules. There are no teachers, presenters, or facilitators to guide learners.