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The OAS and UNESCO agreed to a new programme to strengthen and leverage the support provided to the countries of the region in the areas of inequality and education on October 18, 2016, in Santiago de Chile.

Lawful racial segregation has ended sixty years ago, but racial and socioeconomic division still remains in the education sector, and even worsening.

The Early Years: Child Well-being and the Role of Public Policy

Join IDB President, Luis Alberto Moreno, and the editors of the book, Norbert Schady and Samuel Berlinski, at the Washington DC launch of this year’s edition of Development in the Americas (DIA): The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy.
This year’s DIA focuses on the well-being of children from conception to 8 years of age and makes a strong case for public intervention in improving child outcomes.

Date/Time:
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:30

Inequality, which at its most extreme leads to social exclusion, has been the target of a special focus by the Organization of the American States. Addressing this issue encompasses all the key pillars of our work: integral development, democracy, human rights and public security.

Project Finance Modeling Training

This is a online course is to gain comprehensive practical understanding of Project Finance Modeling. The aim is to learn essential concepts in Project Finance Modeling.
The tutorials will help you learn about basic and advanced excel lessons, project finance concepts and terminologies, calculation of ratios, project finance modeling, feasibility
analysis and preparation of project finance report. For any large construction there is a huge finance that is required.One has to arrange those huge amount and they have 2 ways

Date/Time:
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 10:00 to Monday, December 28, 2015 - 19:00

Oxfam has calculated that if inequality in the region were to be reduced by five points between 2011 and 2019, some 17.4 million people could move out of poverty. If the opposite were to occur, a five-point increase could result in an additional 18 million people living in poverty.

Commission on Global Poverty: Share Your Ideas on Measuring Extreme Poverty

In 2013, the World Bank Group announced two goals that would guide its development work worldwide. The first is the eradication of chronic extreme poverty. More formally, it is the target of bringing the number of extremely poor people, defined as those living on less than 1.25 ppp-adjusted dollars a day, to less than 3% of the world population by 2030. The second is the boosting of shared prosperity, defined as promoting the growth of per capita real income of the poorest 40% of the population in each country.

Date/Time:
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:30 to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:30

Governments and donors as part of their commitment to achieve Education for All by 2015 have pledged to get children into school, provide them with quality education and respond to their learning needs.

PARADIGM SHIFT OR LOST OPPORTUNITY? TAKING STOCK OF PROGRESS IN ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH THE SDGS

genda 2030, a new global sustainable development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals, will be adopted at the United Nations General Assembly this month, but can it deliver on its promises? The Center for Economic and Social Rights invites you to panel event bringing together leading figures from the fields of human rights advocacy, academia and the UN to reflect critically on the progress made in securing human rights in Agenda 2030.

Date/Time:
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

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