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The basic elements of EbA value

This video discusses the three elements of value regarding EbA: benefits, costs and impacts. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Mobility, migration, and opportunity

Why are some countries rich and some countries poor?" "Why are some individuals or societies better off than others?" Keep in mind that perhaps the most underrated answer to these…

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New inequalities of the 21st-century

In this chapter, we will explain the dynamics of inequalities in today's world, looking beyond income and beyond averages. What matters for development is not the money we make, but the…

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Understanding Poverty and Inequality - Trailer

This course will present an overview of the definitions, scale, and scope of different forms of poverty and inequality across the world. It will examine links between poverty, inequality, and…

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Education for All: Expansion of Opportunity

How are opportunities expanded through education? In 1971, Korea adopted the Education Grant Act, which automatically linked a certain percentage of national tax revenue to the education budget. To…

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Challenge and Opportunities for Stable Inclusive Societies

This video will focus on the main challenges and opportunities for achieving truly inclusive societies. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Work and Employment for a Sustainable Future - Trailer

We are living in a financially fragile world. There is economic growth, but not enough opportunities to find decent work. Globally, more than 200 million people are still unemployed, but there has…

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The Moral and Practical Limits of Global Capitalism

The topic of this video is the practical and moral flaws of the global economy. Learn about the good, the bad, and the ugly of how our global economy is creating new opportunities while perpetuating…

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Sustainable Food Systems: A Mediterranean Perspective - Trailer

This course discusses the challenges and opportunities of the agricultural sector in the Mediterranean basin. It summarizes global-to-local challenges related to achievement of the Sustainable…

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The challenge for Africa

This chapter serves as a recap for the importance of industrialization for African countries, particularly in view of the young and growing population, the four key drivers of industrialization, and…

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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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Cities as Loci of Production and Consumption

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? We need to be thinking about the role of cities in driving growth, creating opportunities and making sure more…

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Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

This chapter is about the challenges and opportunities that urban centers face. Urban centers are expanding beyond traditional urban boundaries in a process called urban sprawl, which consumes a lot…

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Local Procurement

In this chapter, Anthony Paul discusses procuring goods and services from local communities and local businesses. He looks at where the opportunities are for local to participate, the way that…

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Business Leadership for Community Well-being

This chapter focuses on the process of using ethical business practices to build communities of opportunity. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Case Study: Blood Chocolate: Cacao and Conflict in Cote d'Ivoire

While acknowledging that there were a variety of factors that led to the outbreak and conduct of Cote d’Ivoire’s two civil wars, this chapter specifically considers how rebels exploited…

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