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WBI News December 2013
  Dec 30, 2013

 
December 2013
   Feature Stories
 
Highlights from 2013

We're taking a look back at WBI highlights from 2013 and have chosen 12 snapshots. From Striking Poverty to Innovations for Rural Electrification, join us down memory lane.
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Opening Budgets Can Improve Citizen Participation and Government Accountability

Budget data that is open and easy-to-read allows people to know how and where governments spend their money. The World Bank has recently launched the Open Budgets Portal, its new knowledge product.
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Take the MOOC on Climate Change Starting on January 27, 2014

The World Bank Group is launching its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on climate change and it's HUGE. In fact, it’s Massive.
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Striking Poverty: Ecosystems for Innovation and the Role of Innovation Labs

Innovation labs are popping up around the globe to foster social innovation and local co-production of solutions. Join in a conversation about the role of innovation labs and different approaches to creating ecosystems to foster innovation.
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   Announcements/events
 
Boosting Fiscal Transparency for Better Policy Outcomes Learn more
 
Climate Change e-Bulletin, December 2013 Learn more
 
CEETI: An Initiative Fostering Energy Efficient Cities Learn more
 
Salzburg Global Seminar: The Drive for Universal Health Coverage
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Global Partnership for Social Accountability Opens 2nd Call for Proposals Learn more
 
World Bank-Annenberg 2014 Summer Institute Course in Reform Communication: Leadership, Strategy and Stakeholder Alignment
June 02, 2014 - June 13, 2014
Location: Los Angeles,
United States
Application deadline:
December 31, 2013
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For a complete list of upcoming e-learning courses please visit the e-Institute. This unique global portal is designed to support self-motivated learners who want to get up to speed on the latest development trends, enhance their skills and share knowledge through on-line learning communities. More
 
Basics of Health Economics
January 15, 2014 - February 19, 2014
Application deadline: January 08, 2014
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Policies for Growth
January 20, 2014 - February 14, 2014
Application deadline: January 13, 2014
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Economics of Education for Policymakers, Part II
January 20, 2014 - February 28, 2014
Application deadline: January 05, 2014
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Competitiveness and Corporate Social Responsibility
February 03, 2014 - February 28, 2014
Application deadline: January 27, 2014
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Standards, Competitiveness and Development
February 03, 2014 - February 28, 2014
Application deadline: January 27, 2014
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Economics of Climate-Resilient Development
February 03, 2014 - February 24, 2014
Application deadline: January 27, 2014
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Reproductive Health: From Advocacy to Action
February 06, 2014 - March 19, 2014
Application deadline: January 31, 2014
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Street Addressing and Management of Cities
February 17, 2014 - March 21, 2014
Application deadline: February 10, 2014
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Introduction to Disaster Risk Management
February 26, 2014 - March 19, 2014
Application deadline: March 19, 2014
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Low Carbon Development: Planning and Modeling
February 27, 2014 - March 21, 2014
Application deadline: February 20, 2014
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Local Non-Property Revenues
Webinar: January 14, 2014, 10:00AM ET Learn more
 
Grant Financing of Metropolitan Areas: Principles and Practices
Webinar: January 28, 2014, 10:00AM ET Learn more
 
Metropolitan Public Finance: The Case of Mumbai
Webinar: February 11, 2014, 10:00AM ET Learn more
 
Property Taxes in Metropolitan Cities
Webinar: February 19, 2014, 10:00AM ET Learn more
 
Paying for Urbanization in China: Municipal Finance in the 21st Century
Webinar: February 25, 2014, 10:00AM ET Learn more
 
 
 
 
 
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