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e-Learning courses managed by the World Bank Institute

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

The World Bank Institute launched an “e-Institute” in July 2011 which is designed to support self-motivated learners to get up to speed on the latest development trends, enhance their skill-sets, and share knowledge through on-line learning communities.

New courses on cross-cutting themes will featured regularly in addition to monthly webinars and other free resources.

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Saris, Crafts, and Artisan Food: More than Just a Livelihood

What Stakeholders Learned from the JSDF-funded JIYO! Project

Monday, September 29th, 2014

The seventh Japan Social Development Fund Dialogue Series was held at the Tokyo Development Learning Center on May 28, 2014. The series initiated in 2012 by the World Bank Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations (CFPTO), the World Bank Tokyo Office, and the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC), disseminates the achievements and lessons learned from projects funded by the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) by bringing together project members, beneficiaries, stakeholders, and development practitioners, to provide a platform for communication among stakeholders, development practitioners, policy makers, and the general public.

The session showcased this time was “Jiyo!: Making Globalization Work for the Rural Poor in India”, a livelihoods program to strengthen the capacity and improve access to decent sustainable livelihoods that helped the poorest, most vulnerable, and landless communities in India whose main income depends on traditional cultural industries.

Japanese flag 世界銀行 JSDF

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TDLC presented at Hills Breakfast in Roppongi hills

Monday, August 1st, 2011

TDLC’s Deputy Manager, Lucy King introduced TDLC’s activities at Hills Breakfast on July 28th.  She shared updated information on programs and other opportunities available from TDLC to 150 audiences.

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Circular Economy and Development of Western Provinces (China)

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Japan’s circular economy policies and regional development strategies as ‘Eco-Towns’ were highlighted as part of a GDLN course for western China , 7-9 April, 2010.

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Kenyan Orphan Meets Japanese Artist Wrapup Session

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

February 19, 2010: As part of the Orphan Meets Artist: “Kenyan Orphans meet Japanese Artist” program, artist Yoshinari Nishio who has returned to Japan after completing his art workshop in Kenya, Michiko Kusunoki of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Shunsuke Ishida of Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) discussed about art in Africa and the link between art and development. This talk was featured (Japanese language only) at the World Bank Tokyo office website

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Public Seminar “Social Economy in Africa”

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

What is “social economy”?

“We do not have a single term for the social economy; we have no universal definition,” says Jurgen Schwettmann, Deputy Director for the Geneva-based International Labour Organization.

“The term covers an astonishing diversity of different organizations and institutions,” he remarked in an address to a videoconference held at TDLC on November 25.

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Cambodian Orphans Receive their Flipbooks

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Video StreamingThe flip books created by Japanese participants from the last workshop of the “Hanbun Hanbun/Pakondal-Cambodian HIV/AIDS Orphans Meet Japanese Artists”, a collaborative program between Tokyo Development Learning Center and Tokyo Wonder Site, safely reached Cambodia in mid-December, and each and every one of the 16 children involved in the program received their flip book.

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“Orphan Meets Artist” Cambodia/Japan Final Workshop Held

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Video Streaming“Hanbun Hanbun/Pakondal – Cambodian HIV/AIDS Orphans Meet Japanese Artists”, the final of a three-session workshop series, was held at Tokyo Wonder Site Aoyama on November 22.

As part of TDLC’s “Orphan Meets Artist” program, the event was jointly held with Tokyo Wonder Site, and got underway with an update by KIDS EARTH FUND founder Harumi Torii on the current situation faced by children in Cambodia.

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“Orphan Meets Artist” 2nd Cambodia/Japan Workshop

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Video StreamingOn November 15, TDLC and the World Bank Cambodia Phnom Penh office were linked in the second video conference workshop of the “Hanbun Hanbun/Pakondal—Cambodian HIV/AIDS Orphans Meet Japanese Artists” series.

Through the connection, Japanese animation artist Chikara Matsumo demonstrated to HIV/AIDS orphans in Cambodia how to show and tell about the drawings they’d made at the first workshop.

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“Orphan Meets Artist” Cambodia/Japan Workshop

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Video StreamingTDLC’s “Orphan Meets Artist/Artist Meets Orphan” program saw an art workshop held for HIV/AIDS orphans in Uganda early in the year, followed by a Tokyo symposium discussing the potential role of art in development.

The next phase of the program focuses on AIDS orphans in Cambodia: “Hanbun Hanbun/Pakondal—- Cambodian HIV/AIDS Orphans Meet Japanese Artists”—the theme; mutual sharing. The first videoconference workshop was held in November, connecting TDLC with the World Bank Phnom Penh office.

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TDLC Manager Discusses “Social Business” on NHK TV

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
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“Uganda AIDS Orphans Meet Artist” Symposium a Big Hit

Friday, July 24th, 2009

A symposium “Uganda’s AIDS Orphans Meet Artist Tatsuo Miyajima” was held at the National Art Center Tokyo in Roppongi, Tokyo this month as part of the “Orphan Meets Artist/ Artist Meets Orphan” program, decorated with colourful artwork created by children in Uganda and Japan.

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