Wednesday, March 18, 2015 to Thursday, March 19, 2015
Remittances have become a rising source of foreign exchange and hold immense potential as drivers of economic growth and development for ADB’s developing member countries (DMCs). Generally, remittances can have positive impacts to the receiving countries....
Saturday, March 14, 2015 to Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Several thousand participants are expected, including at related events linked to the World Conference under the umbrella...
Sunday, March 08, 2015 to Monday, March 09, 2015
This symposium will facilitate a critical examination of the continuities and discontinuities between the principles and practice of social protection. On the eve of a new era for social protection made possible by the SDGs, it is worth pausing to reflect on...
Africa, South Africa
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Between 2007 and 2008, world governments made decisions that, in conjunction with extreme weather events, turned an already alarming food supply and demand situation into a global food price crisis. This begs the question: How do governments make food policy...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 to Friday, February 13, 2015
More than 250 million people– half of the population of the 33 countries the World Bank defines as fragile – live in poverty. Worldwide, more than 1.2 billion people live in areas affected by conflict and fragility. No matter the measure, if extreme poverty...
America, United States
Monday, February 09, 2015 to Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Academics and development specialists explore the relationships between climate change and poverty by examining the impact on poor people’s livelihood and well-being, on the risk for non-poor individuals to fall into poverty, and on the ability of poor people...
America, United States
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
The seminar series aims to facilitate dialogue and discussion, providing a space for invited leading development thinkers to share their latest research ideas with the University of Manchester’s members of staff and students in the School of Environment,...
Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, February 02, 2015 to Wednesday, February 04, 2015
The annual CBMS national conference aims to gather partners and stakeholders in the country and discuss current developments and best practices on the implementation and use of the community‐based monitoring system. It features presentations and discussions...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 to Friday, January 16, 2015
In order to understand the nature of changes in social policy in developing countries in the midst of widespread economic crisis and uncertainty, UNRISD is undertaking a three-year research project New Directions in Social Policy: Alternatives from and for...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015