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EbA and Biodiversity

This video is the fourth of four mandatory insight unit videos which provide a deep dive into cross-cutting topics of EbA. In this video, participants learn about the role of biodiversity and…

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Assessing climate risk: Preparing a climate risk assessment

This video is the first in a three-part series that guides participants through the process of preparing a climate risk assessment. In this video, participants learn how to develop a climate change…

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Mainstreaming an EbA project

This video introduces the concept of mainstreaming and presents a framework for mainstreaming an EbA project. The goals of mainstreaming EbA are also discussed.This video is licensed under the CC…

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Winners and losers in the global economy

In this video, learn about who benefits from economic growth and who's lost out, and what are the key constituencies in each group. There are always going to be winners and losers from economic…

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Introduction to Institutions and the Role of Institutions in Water Diplomacy

This lecture introduces the concept of the institution as used in this module, and discusses some of the key aspects relating to the role of institutions in water diplomacy. This video is licensed…

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Towards a New Virtue Ethics for Sustainable Development

I think it's important that the the fundamental teachings of Buddhism include interrelatedness. We call it "dependent origination." Buddhist economics is in contrast to the modern…

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UN-Habitat and International Development and Financing Agencies

This video is part of Module 9: Who can enable and implement this change? International organizations like UN-Habitat are at the forefront of creating sustainable changes based on their insight of…

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What is Urban Poverty?

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? In this course learn about the major challenges currently faced by urban areas around the world…

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Currency Crises

This chapter focuses on what is behind a currency crisis, which is when the exchange rate depreciates and the local currency loses values. There are three types of models that explain the reason for…

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Global Governance for Sustainable Development

In this chapter, Professor Sachs focuses on the new means of global governance necessary for sustainable development and global peace. He addresses two aspects of this challenge: how can we make a…

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The State of Conflict Around the World

This chapter focuses on peace around the world as a peans of obtaining sustainable development, looking at the risk of nuclear war, current conflicts, and the cost of conflict. This video is…

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Supply Chain Solutions to Deforestation: Evidence from Brazil

In this chapter, Natalie Walker discuss supply chain solutions to deforestation. International corporations have adopted zero-deforestation policies in groups, but can they actually make a…

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The Role of Innovation to Reduce Emissions

This chapter profiles a number of initiatives focused on innovation for energy and they connect to investment and policy. One is Mission Innovation, which includes 20 countries committed to investing…

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Uncertainties, Precaution, and Insurance, Part II

What are the precise damages of climate change? Some examples of major issues affecting humanity are given, such as malaria transmission. We know that global warming has spread malaria transmission,…

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Innovation in ECD: Part II

An R&D platform with a science-driven innovation agenda would look different from conventional delivery of services; current interventions are evaluated in a particular way that does not align…

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How is Childhood Development Policy Created?

This chapter discusses how ECD policy is created; it is difficult because ECD is cross-sectoral and relates to health, education, nutrition, social protection, etc. Child development is holistic, so…

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