Monday, December 03, 2018 to Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Established in 2013, the Youth Summit is an annual event held by the World Bank Group (WBG) to engage with youth globally on the most pressing topics facing their generation. The primary goals of the Summit are to empower youth to explore innovative ideas for...
America, United States
Thursday, November 08, 2018 to Friday, November 09, 2018
Inequalities are one of today’s greatest challenges, obstructing poverty reduction and sustainable development. Such disparities are catalysed by elite capture of economic and political power, a reinforcing process that compounds inequality, which—in its...
Monday, November 05, 2018 to Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Almost 40% of sub-Saharan African countries are in danger of slipping into a major debt crisis. Eight countries are already in debt distress, while a further 18 countries are at high risk of joining them – a number that has more than doubled since 2013. ...
Global, Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, November 05, 2018 to Wednesday, November 07, 2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo continues to face challenges of poverty, poor services and weak governance. This situation is compounded by almost two decades of conflict, which has profoundly affected the functioning of the state and state-society relations...
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
In this seminar, we highlight a study which evaluated the short-term impacts of Heifer International’s livestock transfer and training program in Nepal over a 1.5 year period using a randomized control trial (RCT). The RCT assigned three variations of the...
America, United States
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2018 calls for an end to poverty by “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.” Since 1992, this day has been an opportunity...
Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, September 17, 2018 to Friday, September 28, 2018
The Academy on Social Security, the International Labour Organisation’s flagship annual event on Social Protection will kick-off on September 17, 2018 at the ILO’s International Training Centre (ITC-ILO) in Turin.
This year, in partnership with the ...
Global, Europe, Italy
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 to Thursday, September 06, 2018
As Jornadas Iberoamericanas de Financiación Local son una iniciativa de autoridades, especialistas y académicos en financiación local que se inició en Toledo –España- en Noviembre de 2011, posteriormente, tuvo continuidad en La Plata – Argentina- (julio 2013...
Thursday, July 05, 2018 to Friday, July 06, 2018
The conference aims to provide a space for discussion between academics and policy makers about the effect of tax-benefit systems on income redistribution in Ecuador and other Latin American countries. The focus is to share knowledge about the most recent...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Under the SOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development project UNU-WIDER is organizing a workshop for project contributors. The workshop is an opportunity for representatives of the country teams from Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique,...