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WBI News June 2014
  Jul 01, 2014

 
June 2014
   Feature Stories
 
Why Local Governments Need to Care about Municipal Finances

There is a huge gap in cities between the needs of citizens and the resources available to help them. The task of getting municipal finances right is urgent and daunting, but eminently reachable.
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2014 India Development Marketplace Winners Announced

The nine winners of the 2014 India Development Marketplace (DM) were announced on June 19 by the World Bank Group.
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Closing the Feedback Loop - Can Technology Bridge the Accountability Gap?

The Closing the Feedback Loop report, launched by the World Bank Institute on June 19, assesses the extent to which technology-enabled citizen engagement programs can enhance social accountability. The event was live streamed.
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With Technology, Bolivia Puts Development on the Map

Using an innovative technological tool promoted by the World Bank, Bolivia becomes the first country in Latin America to geo-reference thousands of projects.
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   Announcements/events
 
Live Discussion on Municipal Finances with former DC Mayor Anthony Williams
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Sierra Leone Joins the Open Aid Partnership to Improve Development Data and Transparency
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Strengthening the Role of Regional Networks of Public Account Committees
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Global Network of Parliamentary Budget Offices Seminar on Independent Budget Analysis and Transparency
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2014 Global Flagship Course on Health System Strengthening and Sustainable Financing - The Challenge of Universal Health Coverage
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Policies for Growth
August 04, 2014 - August 29, 2014
Application deadline: July 21, 2014
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Golden Growth: Restoring the Lustre of the European Economic Model
September 01, 2014 - September 26, 2014
Application deadline: August 18, 2014
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Basics of Health Economics
September 03, 2014 - October 08, 2014
Application deadline: August 20, 2014
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Urban Crime and Violence Prevention
September 09, 2014 - December 09, 2014
Application deadline: August 26, 2014
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Introduction to Disaster Risk Management
September 16, 2014 - October 14, 2014
Application deadline: September 2, 2014
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Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning
September 24, 2014 - November 11, 2014
Application deadline: September 10, 2014
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