Activities | World Bank Institute (WBI)

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Past Activities

Policies for JobsThis course aims takes a hard look at the challenges of employment creation by examining both demand-side and supply-side factors.  It introduces participants to pragmatic policy prescriptions gathere...April 28, 2014
Safe and Resilient CitiesThe course will expose city officials and practitioners to cutting edge tools on vulnerability assessment, policy and programs stock tacking and gaps analysis, and finance access. The discussion will also focus...April 23, 2014
Advanced Poverty AnalysisThis demanding eight-module course explains how to measure poverty, analyze its causes, and examine the impact of policies designed to reduce poverty. Using extensive hands-on exercises plus a final project, th...April 07, 2014
Policies for Low Emissions Development: From Strategy Design to ImplementationTransitioning to a lower emissions development path is becoming increasingly important as climate change poses major challenges to development.This course is designed to help policymakers to apply the various p...April 07, 2014
Trade in Services and LiberalizationInternational trade and investment in services are an increasingly important part of global commerce. This course aims to address the rising role of the service sector in international trade discussions and exa...April 07, 2014
Integrated Urban Transport PlanningThe key objective of the e-learning course is to develop capacity amongst those policy makers and practitioners responsible for urban transport planning and decision making, to understand urban transport in all...April 02, 2014