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Climate Change and Development Co-operation

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Plenary 1

Climate change International agencies
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Employment Effects of Multilateral Development Bank Support: The Case of the African Development Bank

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid and Employment

Economic assistance and foreign aid International agencies International finance
Blog
Economic Lessons from Recent Research for Achieving SDG8

This article is part of UNU’s “ 17 Days, 17 Goals ” series, featuring research and commentary in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, 25-27 September 2015 in New York City...

Business enterprises Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid
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Aid, social policy, and development

This paper discusses past and current social policy strategies in the international aid architecture. From the 1990s, aid strategy and policy shifted to put a stronger emphasis on human development...

Economic assistance and foreign aid International agencies Millennium Development Goals
Journal Article
The World Bank's Health Projects in Timor-Leste: The Political Economy of Effective Aid

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic planning Health
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The Yemen Social Fund for Development: An Effective Community-Based Approach amid Political Instability

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

Conflict management Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development projects
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Development Finance: The Role for Aid in Africa

Aid’s future, its history, and its impact were the topics of a policy workshop held by UNU-WIDER in co-operation with the Embassy of Denmark in Dar es Salaam on 8 June ...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth Economic policy
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The Future of Development – Aid and Beyond
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Just over a year ago, in March 2014, UNU-WIDER published a report entitled: What do we know about aid as we approach 2015?...

Biodiversity conservation Children Climatic changes
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (January 2015)

We are now into 2015, and the year is already gathering speed. 2015 is of course the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and a major year in global development with the conclusion of the MDG process, and the start of a new chapter with the SDGs...

Agricultural industries Balance of payments Children
Working Paper
Resolution of Balance of Payments Crises: Emergency Financing and Debt Workouts

This paper analyses the history and effectiveness of the two major mechanisms of resolution of balance of payments crisis...

Balance of payments Debt relief International agencies
Journal Article
State Failure, State-Building, and Prospects for a “Functional Failed State” in Somalia

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid and Institution-Building in Fragile States

Economic development Economic policy International agencies
Working Paper
The Provision of Global Liquidity: The Global Reserve System

This paper analyses three major problems of the current international monetary system: the asymmetric-adjustment problem, dependence on the monetary policy of the main reserve-issuing country, and the large demand for self-insurance by developing cou...

Financial institutions, International International agencies International finance
Working Paper
The Multilateral Aid System: An Assessment Following the Major Replenishments of 2013

The paper assesses the multilateral development financing system in the light of the replenishments of three key funds in 2013...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Financial institutions, International International agencies
Journal Article
Designing Effective Civil Service Reform Lessons from Past Experience

Part of Journal Special Issue Aiding Government Effectiveness in Developing Countries

International agencies Corruption Public administration
Working Paper
Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment Through Productive Employment and Social Protection

The paper attempts to examine the extent to which the ILO-supported projects have contributed to women’s economic empowerment and well-being i.e., from a gender perspective...

Entrepreneurship Feminist economics International agencies
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The Nordic Contribution to Development

26 March 2014 Tony Addison The Nordic countries have a long-standing commitment to development, and their work in peace-building has taken Nordic peacemakers into some of the toughest places in the world...

Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
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