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   World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) Receives a Royal Award for Innovations in Reducing Traffic Fatalities
Source: http://www.worldbank.org
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Each year, 1.3 million people lose their lives on the world’s roads while another 20-50 million are injured. More than 90% of fatalities occur in low and middle income countries (LMICs), although they are home to only 54% of the world’s vehicles. Road traffic crashes are the number one cause of death among young people.
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   World Bank and WHO: Half the World Lacks Access to Essential Health Services, 100 Million Still Pushed into Extreme Poverty Because of Health Expenses
Source: http://www.worldbank.org
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: At least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services, according to a new report from the World Bank and the World Health Organization. And each year, large numbers of households are being pushed into poverty because they must pay for health care out of their own pockets.
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   G20 GDP Growth Steady at 1.0% in Third Quarter of 2017
Source: http://www.oecd.org
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Real gross domestic product (GDP) in the G20 area grew by 1.0% in the third quarter of 2017, the same rate as in the previous quarter but with wide variation across countries, according to provisional estimates.
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   Trade Lifting Developing Asia's Growth as ADB Upgrades GDP Forecast
Source: http://www.adb.org
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecasts that economic expansion in developing Asia will accelerate to 6% in 2017 as stronger than expected exports and domestic consumption fuel growth. Excluding Asia’s newly industrialized economies, growth is now expected at 6.5% this year, according to a new ADB report.
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   ADB Bolsters Microfinance Program with $100 Million in Additional Financing
Source: http://www.adb.org
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has raised the limit of an existing microfinance risk participation and guarantee program by an additional $100 million in assistance for its microfinance institutions (MFIs). The program has been successful, supporting growth and employment opportunities for over 3 million borrowers across Asia and the Pacific to date.
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 Galilee International Management Institute
Country: Israel
Description: Based in beautiful northern Israel, the Galilee Institute is a leading public training institution, offering advanced leadership, management and capacity building seminars to professionals from more than 160 transitional and industrialised countries around the world. The institute enjoys a global reputation as a top management institute, and to date, more than 10,000 senior managers, administrators and planners have graduated from the international programmes at the institute. In addition to its regularly scheduled seminars, the institute also offers tailor-made training programmes, designed to meet the requirements of governments and other international organisations. All programmes are available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Arabic, and other languages are available upon request.

Click here  to visit Galilee International Management Institute.

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 Approaches to Urban Slums a Multimedia Sourcebook on Adaptive and Proactive Strategies
Country: India
Description: This  source book  by Barjor Mehta & Arish Dastur (editors) from The World Bank on Approaches to Urban Slums  a Multimedia Sourcebook on Adaptive and Proactive Strategies brings together the growing and rich body of knowledge on the vital issue of improving the lives of existing slum dwellers, while simultaneously planning for new urban growth in a way which ensures future urban residents are not forced to live in slums. The sourcebook& rsquo s user-friendly multimedia approach and informal dialogue greatly increase the accessibility of the content, as well as the range of topics and information that are covered. Totaling over nine hours of modular viewing time, the sourcebook will be an essential resource for practitioners, policy makers, as well as students and academics. It contains the latest perspectives on the burning issues, and cutting edge approaches to dealing with the problems that afflict the living conditions of hundreds of millions of poor people. The sourcebook charts unfamiliar waters in two ways.

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 Strengthening Open Government: India Country Paper
Country: India
Description: This paper titled “Strengthening Open Government: India Country Paper” was presented at the 6th Multi-country Study Mission on Public Governance Conference between
26-28,October 2011/Seoul, Korea by Mohammad Taqiuddin, Deputy Executive Director and co- authored by Shabbeer Shaik, Programme Manager, Center for Good Governance, Hyderabad and paper deals with Open Government initiatives in India and goes beyond Right to information. It deals with initiatives in the area of transparency of Government actions ,the accessibility of government services and information and the responsiveness of Government to new ideas, demands and needs.


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 School of Management and Public Administration, The University of the South Pacific
Description:

Time of Establishment:

Present Director: Narendra Reddy

Brief Introduction: The USP (The University of the South Pacific) region covers thousands of islands, spread over 33 million square kilometers of the Pacific Ocean with 1.9 million people, hundreds of distinct cultures and many different languages. USP is a dual mode teaching institution and has 3 campuses and 14 centers, one in each of the member island nations. The Faculty of Business & Economics is one of the largest faculties of USP and the School of Management and Public Administration is one of the major schools in the faculty. The school prides itself on the quality and relevance of its educational programs and the support and opportunities it provides for students and other key stakeholders. The staff in the school provide learning opportunities of the highest standards, and through their experience & research, both academic and scholarly, ensure that teaching and learning materials are at the forefront of business education. The department is constantly rethinking programs and subject areas and has recently developed new learning opportunities in such areas as: International Marketing, Total Quality Management, Decision Making, Services Management, New Venture Creation and Management Applications and Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management for public servants in the South Pacific Region.

Curriculums: Management Applications, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Analysis, New Venture Creation, International Marketing, etc.

Address: School of Management and Public Administration, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of the South Pacific, Private Bag, Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji.

Tel: (+679) 323 2137

Email: pratt_n(at)usp.ac.fj, nasedra_i(at)usp.ac.fj

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 Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo (Japan)
Country: Japan
Description:

Time of Establishment: 2004

Present Director: Yoshitsugu Kanamoto

Brief Introduction: The University of Tokyo’s Graduate Schools for Law and Politics and Graduate School of Economics have co-established the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), which offers a Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree. GraSPP aims to train students in planning, implementing and evaluating public policy, and to prepare students for careers public service.

Curriculums: Administrative Organization Law, Local Government Finance and Local Tax, Legislation Politics, Policy Analysis, Municipal Government & Administration, Public Management, Macroeconomics, etc.

Address: 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN, MPP/IP Admissions Office

Tel: +81-3-5841-1349

Email: MPP/IP@pp.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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