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Presenting Kenya’s Single Registry for Social Protection: Webinar

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On 29 March 2016, at 2pm – 3:30pm (UTC +03:00 – Nairobi, Kenya) we will be holding a webinar dedicated to Kenya’s Single Registry for Social Protection. The webinar is supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Oxford Policy Management and Development Pathways, and hosted by socialprotection.org. Fulfilling Kenya’s Vision 2030 […]

Join the webinar on the Brazilian Single Registry promoted by the IASPN and the WWP initiative

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Have you already registered to participate in the virtual seminar on “Unified Registry” (Cadastro Único) for Social Programs – The Brazilian Experience? If you have not, there is still time! Register by going to this link. Join us this Wednesday, September 3rd at 11:00 AM (Washington time) in a virtual discussion on Unified Registry (CadÚnico) […]

Global E-Discussion Unlocks Potential of Climate-Smart Agriculture

Brasília, March 27, 2013 – The International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth hosted a 10-day E-discussion between February 10th and March 4th on the topic of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) with support from the UK Department for International Development. The discussion attempted to address the key tensions that exist at the intersection of climate change and agriculture […]

Best Practices – Brazil and the UN: Building new pathways

Article published at Revista Desafios do Desenvolvimento of the Intitute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea) – Ano 9, No. 72 By Daniella Cambaúva – São Paulo As a result of a partnership between the Brazilian government, the Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea) and the United Nations, the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth is […]

Going beyond GDP, UNDP proposes human development measure of sustainability

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented the conceptual groundwork for a  future “Sustainable Human Development Index,” which would recognize the cost of human development to future generations. The UNDP forum  was prompted by the call made by many […]

‘What Unites Us All’ premiere in Rio de Janeiro

The premiere of the documentary ‘What Unites Us All‘ will be held on 21 June in Rio de Janeiro as part of the Rio+20 global conference. The documentary was produced by the Earth Condominium NGO and filmed entirely with aerial footage, highlighting the complex relations of consumption and provision of ecosystem services at local and global […]

International Seminar will discuss the Role of South-South Cooperation in Africa’s agricultural development

Brasilia, 11 May 2012 – The capital of Brasil will host a high-level event on agriculture and development: the International Seminar on The Role of South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Development in Africa. For the first time, the event will bring together inBrasilia representatives from African countries, Europe andChina, as well as main partners and actors […]

Uganda Mission Visits Brazil for First-ever Exchanges on Social Development

The first high-level delegation of Uganda to visit Brazil for exchanges on social protection and inclusive growth policies took part in a full-week Study Tour programme on March 2012 in Brasilia and Formosa. The Uganda Delegation*, which was composed of ten senior government representatives – including Cabinet Ministers, will participated in a series of learning […]

Food security for sustainable development: Perspectives from India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA)

Authors :  Darana Souza and Danuta Chmielewska for IPC-IG Poverty in Focus magazine on the dimensions of inclusive development. Brasilia,15 February 2012 – Food security has been in the spotlight at the global level as concerns over significant challenges in securing sustained access to food have been mounting. These challenges include the degradation of natural resources and […]

UN World Youth Report

“Today we have the largest generation of young people the world has ever known. They are demanding their rights and a greater voice in economic and political life. We need to pull the UN system together like never before to support a new social contract of job-rich economic growth. Let us start with young people!” […]

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