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Ensuring gender-responsiveness and disability-inclusiveness

Effective mainstreaming of disability issues requires the inclusion of persons with disabilities in decision-making in all areas of policymaking, at all levels of government and elsewhere,…

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Social health protection and access to health care without hardship for all

Explores the concept of universal social protection and examines the protection over the complete life cycle. To make health for all a reality, all people must have access to high quality services…

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Reviewing the policy context for EbA

This video highlights relevant policies to EbA and discusses the importance of aligning EbA projects with such policies. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Stakeholder analysis in EbA

This video takes participants through the stakeholder analysis process, including identifying key actors and learning how to categorise them based on influence and interest. This video is licensed…

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Key Principles of the IsDB Business Model

To translate its core values into reality, IsDB has focused its efforts on a number of overarching principles. Although governments play an important role in economic and social development, they…

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International trade

The chapter deals with the role of governments in the food sector and as regulators of commodity prices. It stresses also the repercussions at the national and global level. This video is licensed…

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Measuring income inequality

In this video, you will understand various different ways of measuring income inequality. Learn about the most common graphs of measurement. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Defining inequality

This module explores the various definitions and measures of inequality. We're going to look at some of the trends in inequality, largely the income inequality trends, both within countries and…

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Conversation with Rick Perlstein, Reaganland

In this session of the Book Club, Professor Jeffrey Sachs and historian Rick Perlstein discuss his book Reaganland, the "Southernization" of American politics, the causes behind U.S.…

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Challenges of Policy for Informal Workers and Enterprises

A large percentage of workers and firms operate in the informal economy, outside the line of sight of governments in emerging market and developing economies. What are the challenges of policy for…

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What a Government Needs to Know Before Negotiating a Contract

The pre-negotiation stage is a critical period for the success of negotiations. As Herbert M’cleod describes, government must prepare for negotiations by getting to know the asset, the company…

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Implementing a Contract after Negotiation

A successful contract depends on its implementation, monitoring and ability to survive in an ever-changing environment. Solongoo Bayarsaikhan looks at the work that comes after an agreement is signed…

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Conclusion to Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts

Much of the work of contract negotiations happens before anyone sits down at the table. Learn about next steps you can take in negotiating extractive industry contracts. This video is licensed under…

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Challenges of Contracts & How to Manage Them

Having explained the context of and role for extractive contracts, Alberto Reyes examines the challenges and risks of negotiating contracts, including information and power asymmetries, risk of…

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The Legal Framework and Roles of Contracts

In this opening session, Alberto Reyes places contracts in the context of a country’s overall legal and policy framework. What are the differences between licensing and contract regimes? What…

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Conversation with Mariana Mazzucato, Mission Economy

This conversation with Professor Mariana Mazzucato, took place on April 26, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Prof. Mazzucato's new book Mission Economy: A…

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