Training and Events on Culture for Development

Culture. Market. Development. Stimuli from the Creative Industry for International Cooperation http://tinyurl.com/8zh75om International conference, 25.09.2012 – 26.09.2012 , Bonn, Germany Can the creative and cultural industries (CCIs) be considered a job creation machine that can guarantee many people a steady income even in a difficult economic environment? Can their potential be leveraged for the purpose… Read More Training and Events on Culture for Development

The EES 2012 Biennial Conference will be held from 3 to 5 October in Helsinki

EVALUATION IN THE NETWORKED SOCIETY: NEW CONCEPTS, NEW CHALLENGES, NEW SOLUTIONS The Tenth Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society will be the international evaluation event of the year. It will be held in Helsinki, Finland during 3-5 October 2012 (pre-conference workshops 1- 2 October) Pre-conference workshops are on 1 and 2 October. The conference… Read More The EES 2012 Biennial Conference will be held from 3 to 5 October in Helsinki

ALNAP | 27th ALNAP Meeting Chennai | 17th-18th January 2012

The agenda is progressing very well and Robert Piper, UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator for Nepal, has agreed to give the keynote presentation. In the afternoon of day 1, participants will be able to attend two of a total of six workshops that focus on specific elements of humanitarian response in urban environments and a scenario… Read More ALNAP | 27th ALNAP Meeting Chennai | 17th-18th January 2012

ALNAP | 27th ALNAP Meeting Chennai | 17th-18th January 2012

The agenda is progressing very well and Robert Piper, UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator for Nepal, has agreed to give the keynote presentation. In the afternoon of day 1, participants will be able to attend two of a total of six workshops that focus on specific elements of humanitarian response in urban environments and a scenario… Read More ALNAP | 27th ALNAP Meeting Chennai | 17th-18th January 2012

IDB launches call for proposals for impact assessment of institutional capacity initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean

IDB February 15, 2011 – Announcements IDB launches call for proposals for impact assessment of institutional capacity initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the Call for Proposals “Measuring Institutional Impact on the Region of the Americas (MIRA ),” which seeks to identify candidates for which it will… Read More IDB launches call for proposals for impact assessment of institutional capacity initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean

Upcoming Development Cooperation Training and Events

Training and Events | more on http://www.weitzenegger.de/en/training.html Distance Learning for Development Course Portal | DL4D http://www.dl4d.ac.uk DL4D provides high-quality postgraduate training to those working in the field of international development. This site has information on over 140 short courses available to study at a distance. They cover the range of skills and knowledge areas expected… Read More Upcoming Development Cooperation Training and Events

Upcoming Seminars and Events

Capacity WORKS for the Consulting Business Germany, different locations, starting July 2009 http://www.ageg.de/capacity_works_training/ Capacity WORKS is GTZ’s new management model for sustainable development. AGEG Consultants eG is offering a series of certificate seminars on behalf of GTZ. GTZ will also be making expertise in Capacity WORKS a requirement in its future job openings. See our… Read More Upcoming Seminars and Events

Upcoming Training and Event

3rd Latin American Cluster Conference (3CLAC) http://www.clusterslatinoamerica2008.com Chihuahua, Mexico, 27 May 2008 Internationalization of the Competitive Clusters: Which Strategies, Which Tools? Which Methodes? http://tinyurl.com/6nhqp7 In cooperation with the German Kompetentznetze and under the high patronage of the French Secretary of State for Trade and SMEs, Europa InterCluster is co-organising on 24 June in Limoges a… Read More Upcoming Training and Event

Upcoming Training and Events

Seven Training modules for Entrepreneurs http://www.bds-forum.net/training-modules/ Training module for business start-ups in French and English. Introducing the four steps of business implementation including practical exercises (action planning, business idea generation, analyse your competencies, SWOT analysis of the business idea (Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats). These training modules are published without copyright and free for use. Modules: 1 on Steps… Read More Upcoming Training and Events

Microfinance Profits: Muhammad Yunus challenges Compartamos bank

Is it ok to make a big profit from lending to the poor? Where does microcredit end and loan sharking begin? Carlos Danel and Carlos Labarthe, the CEOs of Compartamos, a nonprofit-cum-commercial bank which charges an annual interest rate of nearly 100 percent, believe that only the lure of profits will motivate people to lend… Read More Microfinance Profits: Muhammad Yunus challenges Compartamos bank

Accra Conference: Business environment reform: Syntheses, Conferences papers

Most of the Papers and Presentations from the Conference have now been posted to the Business Environment Working Group of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development. Of particular importance is the draft BE Donor Guidance, under b); your comments are invited at the dedicated blog at http://donorguidance.blogspot.com. In due course, the remaining Papers and presentations… Read More Accra Conference: Business environment reform: Syntheses, Conferences papers

Promoting Pro-Poor growth: A Practical Guide to ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment

Enabling poor women and men to participate in, contribute to and benefit from growth is critical to creating a path out of poverty and meeting the Millennium Development Goals. Yet without ex ante assessment of likely impacts, policies and programmes often fail to achieve the desired pro-poor impacts. To help donors and partner countries identify… Read More Promoting Pro-Poor growth: A Practical Guide to ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment