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Case Study: Unlocking Zakat to Help Communities: UNDP Indonesia

Engaging with Islamic finance is a part of UNDP’s global strategy. In this regard, partnerships are forming in Indonesia and other UNDP country offices. Through its Innovative Financing Lab,…

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Setting the Pace in a Fast-Changing World

The world is moving into a fourth industrial revolution, an era marked by a disruptive change in production processes due to advances in technology. This change is compounded by a lack of…

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Global economic recovery from the pandemic: II

This is the eleventh lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Global economic recovery from the pandemic:

This is the tenth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Vaccine development: intellectual property as public goods, the role of patents, the role of public financing

This is the eighth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Economic consequences of the epidemic: costs of disease, costs of mortality, economic disruptions, macroeconomic impacts, economic inequality

This is the seventh lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Comparative performance in epidemic control: a global perspective on the course of the epidemic in different countries and regions

This is the sixth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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The epidemiology of Covid-19: basic reproduction number, incubation period, infection fatality rate, etc

This is the fourth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Modelling epidemics, the S-E-I-R model, epidemic dynamics, etc.

This is the second lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Implications of COVID-19 for Public Health and the SDGs

COVID-19 is complicating SDG implementation efforts as well as posing a real risk to achieving targets on communicable disease, education, life expectancy, and decent work. In this second virtual…

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The Epidemiology and Economics of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 global health pandemic is rapidly changing the ways we live and work. In the age of sustainable development and at a time when the world is working towards achieving the UN Sustainable…

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Transforming Our World: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – Trailer

In this course, learn all about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).In September 2015, the world’s leaders signed on to this new agenda, answering the call for a global vision of…

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The Future of Public Health

In this final lecture from the "Global Public Health" course, Professor K. Sinrath Reddy looks at the future of public health, focusing on potential threats and the tools to address these…

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The Challenge of Ageing Populations

This video addresses the concerns of health of the aging populations as an important part of global public health and sustainable development. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Education is crucial for global development and for the success of sustainable development, but this chapter discusses the content of learning to be good citizens in a new kind of world a world that…

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The Consequences of the BAU Trajectory

In this chapter, Emmanuel Guérin discusses the consequences of temperature increases that result from rising greenhouse gas emissions. Global warming of 4 degrees Celsius or more would have…

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