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This e-learning course will help participants improve in-country capacity to respond to shocks to the economy.

June 1, 2010 Announcement

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

May 10, 2010 News

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

March 8, 2010 Event

The Spring 2010 Labor Market Policy Course will be offered March 29 - April 9, 2010. Register by January 15, 2010 (new extended deadline). Learn how employment is being transformed in today's rapidly changing, globalizing environment.

January 14, 2010 Announcement

The next offering of the course "For Protection and Promotion: the Design and Implementation of Effective Safety Nets" will take place February 1-12, 2010. The registration deadline is November 20, 2009.

November 4, 2009 Announcement

The free eConference will be open October 5 - 23, 2009.

September 16, 2009

Revamped blog discusses the impacts of the global economic crisis on policy.

September 16, 2009 Announcement