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4.3. Clandestine economies in the Amazon - The Living Amazon

This lecture explores the topic of clandestine economies, the secretive, illicit, or illegal economic activities, also known as the "black market” or "underground economy."…

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7.3. Strengthening Land and Natural Resource Governance - The Living Amazon

This lecture examines recent efforts to weaken territorial rights legislation that protects the Amazon, including efforts to change the governance of protected areas and Indigenous Territories. It…

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Conversation with Orlando Figes, The Story of Russia

Join Professors Jeffrey Sachs and Orlando Figes, historian and author of The Crimean War: A History (2012) and his new book, The Story of Russia (2022), in a fascinating discussion of Russian history…

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Financing social protection

Countries need to pursue a range of financing options to close this financing gap. However, they confront a number of structural challenges, including pervasive economic informality, tax evasion at…

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Case Study: Activating Waqf for Sustainable Development: Awqaf Properties Investment Fund (APIF)

Waqf, in plural awqaf, is defined as a perpetual endowment. It is an Islamic charitable endowment and an essential component of Islamic social finance. Creating a waqf involves setting aside certain…

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Pillar II - Governance and Leadership

The first pillar of the Islamic development framework is building an objective-focused institutional framework that creates an enabling atmosphere for public policy design. It is critical as the…

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Investment-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Wakala

Wakala is a contract where a party, as principal authorizes another party as his agent to perform a particular task on matters that may be delegated, with or without imposition of a fee. This video…

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Development enhancing investments

The chapter focuses on the role of investments in institutions and infrastructure in improving rural livelihoods and standards of living. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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The Convention for the Safeguarding of the ICH and other related UNESCO conventions

This chapter will familiarize learners with the purpose and place of ‘conventions’ in international law in general and in the field of culture, in particular, as well as the obligations…

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Q&A | Alexandra Gillies | 2018 Apr. 27

Alexandra Gillies of the Natural Resource Governance Institute answers questions on the natural resources economy in the Natural Resources course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Introducing SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

SDG 16 seeks to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. The…

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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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IWL Session 4: International Water Law and Climate Change

On April 20th, the Transboundary freshwater security governance train arrived at its fourth stop to discuss international water law and climate change. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Ecosystems, International Law, and Transboundary Water Cooperation

On 16 February 2021, Global Water Partnership (GWP) and Wuhan International Water Law Academy (IWLA) organized the second event of the "transboundary freshwater security governance train"…

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Transboundary Water Agreements

On 19 January 2021, Global Water Partnership and Wuhan International Water Law Academy (IWLA) organized the first event of the "transboundary freshwater security governance train" session…

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Does the World Need More International Water Law?

On 27 October 2020, Global Water Partnership and Wuhan International Water Law Academy (IWLA) organized an online engagement session based on the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Governance for…

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