Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Thursday, January 24, 2019
In recent years, social protection emerged as a strong and effective policy tool to tackle poverty, mitigate effects of economic shock, support pro-poor and inclusive economic growth, and ultimately achieve progress towards the Sustainable...
Thursday, November 22, 2018 to Friday, November 23, 2018
Rwanda has made tremendous strides towards achieving comprensive social protection and in particular, achieving the Universal Health Coverage including risk protection, access to quality essential health care services and access to safe, effective, and...
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
Monday, October 29, 2018
On October 29, IPA Rwanda will co-host a workshop to present preliminary findings from two studies, evaluating the impact of connecting off-the-grid communities to electricity on household welfare as well as the impact of business model interventions on the...
Monday, October 15, 2018
Reducing gender inequality is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. Nowhere are concerns greater than where the disadvantages of being a woman intersect with the disadvantages of living in rural areas of developing countries. In rural areas, access...
Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, October 01, 2018 to Friday, October 05, 2018
The Week is organized by the Mexican Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to Thursday, September 13, 2018
"The conference is a key event for scholars working on and in Africa. At the conference, the ASAUK will recognise and celebrate outstanding scholarship and contributions to the study of Africa with the Audrey Richards Prize for best doctoral thesis in African...
Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, September 10, 2018 to Wednesday, September 12, 2018
While there has been substantial progress in reducing global poverty in recent years, hundreds of millions of vulnerable children remain trapped in extreme poverty. This is especially the case on the African continent, where children account for the majority...
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Under the newly established Africa Trust Fund on Disability, World Bank-UNICEF and USAID are jointly organizing a series of 3 webinars on the topic of disability-inclusive education. The series explores essential components of the enabling environment and...