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   Davos 2017 Takes Place amid a New World ‘Disorder’
Source: http://www.cnbc.com/
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, Institution and HR Management, Internet Governance
Summary: Business and political leaders across the world are getting ready for this year's Davos edition, but the political context in which they will be meeting is completely new.
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   Global Growth Edges Up to 2.7 Percent Despite Weak Investment
Source: http://www.worldbank.org/
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, Institution and HR Management, Internet Governance
Summary: Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 percent in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year as obstacles to activity recede among emerging market and developing economy commodity exporters, while domestic demand remains solid among emerging and developing commodity importers, the World Bank said in a report released on Tuesday.
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   World Bank Will Help Improve the National Statistical System for a Better Development Planning
Source: http://www.worldbank.org/
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, Institution and HR Management, Internet Governance
Summary: The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $2.5 million to support the national statistical system of Comoros. Parallel funding from the Government of Comoros and its development partners, including the UNFPA, AfDB, AFD, UNICEF and GAVI is $1 million.
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   Davos Founder Criticizes Populism, Wants Urgent Reform on Capitalism
Source: http://www.cnbc.com/
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, Institution and HR Management, Internet Governance
Summary: Global economic growth of around 3 percent is insufficient to solve the world's greatest challenges, according to the executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.
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   What Trump Gives with One Hand, He Could Take Away with the Other: World Bank
Source: http://www.cnbc.com/
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, Institution and HR Management, Internet Governance
Summary: The world economy is expected to expand 2.7 percent this year, recovering from a post-crisis low in 2016, thanks to rising commodity prices and incoming U.S. president Donald Trump's stimulus plans, the World Bank said in its latest Global Economics Prospects report on Tuesday.
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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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