Monday, February 26, 2018 to Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The conference seeks to bring together researchers, activists and practitioners to discuss new research findings and debate academic and policy issues related to Global Disability and Health. Participants will have the opportunity to attend lectures,...
Monday, January 22, 2018 to Friday, January 26, 2018
Event aimed to equip policymakers and practitioners with the knowledge and skills to more effectively integrate disaster risk reduction with adaptation to climate change, in the context of development and poverty reduction.
Europe, United Kingdom
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs can improve nutrition outcomes for young children, however documentation of the extent of their effectiveness has been limited. Recent evidence from Burkina Faso published by IFPRI and Helen Keller International (HKI...
America, United States
Friday, December 08, 2017
The D2P2: Data. Decisions. Public Policy. Lectures feature leading academics and other experts who share knowledge derived from modern applied economics research to demonstrate how it can inform better public policy decision-making. Speakers will discuss...
America, United States
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
At the WIDER seminar on 29 November, Yoa Pan of Aalto University will present her work on successful social programmes in China. A social programme can achieve great success in one case but not in another, and the reason is far from clear. This paper tests a...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
This event will introduce policy makers, researchers, and practitioners to MicroZAMOD, a new tax-benefit microsimulation programme which has been developed under the UNU-WIDER SOUTHMOD project, in collaboration with Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and...
Monday, November 06, 2017
One of the greatest challenges today is to end hunger and poverty while making agriculture and food systems sustainable. The 2017 edition of FAO's The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) presents strategies that can leverage the potential of food systems to...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Thursday, October 19, 2017
Many programs at both the national and regional levels aim to improve the livelihoods of the world’s poorest. Governments, researchers, donor agencies, and NGOs have turned to field experiments as an exciting tool to evaluate existing programs and answer key...
Monday, September 04, 2017 to Friday, September 08, 2017
The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough introduction to EU social security law.
EU legal framework for social security
General principles of EU social security coordination
Rules on determination of the applicable...
Monday, August 07, 2017 to Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Short on time, but interested in a particular topic around social protection?
Prefer to take an in-depth course together with renowned social
protection experts? Then our short courses will certainly be of interest
to you. We offer high-quality...