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TDLC covers a range of other topics such as economic issues, regional integration in Asia, and agriculture. Once critical mass is accumulated in particular subject areas, other thematic groups will be established accordingly.

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The New Engine of Global Economy: the Internet Economy

AFDC Distance Learning Seminar Series

October 15, 2014 15:00-17:00 (Tokyo Time)

Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center, The World Bank, WB Tokyo Development Learning Center, KDI School of Public Policy and Management will jointly host a seminar, The New Engine of Global Economy: The Internet Economy on October 15, 2014 from 15:00-17:00 (Tokyo Time)

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PFA Orientation: Mutual Support for Resiliency after Crisis 3

Multi-country Orientation Videoconferences

September 17, 2014 15:00-18:30(JST)
Participating countries:Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand

In close partnership with WHO, together with United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) and Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan, The World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) will host a video conference session on psychological first aid (PFA) for health and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Psychological First Aid (PFA): Mutual Support for Resiliency after Crisis

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Session 5: HLMDD-International Disability NGO

Discussion on the UN High-level Meeting on Disability and Development

2014

Venus Ilagan, Secretary General of Rehabilitation International, an international non-governmental organization for the advancement of rights and inclusion of persons with disabilities, speaks about how the recommendations and decisions made at the HLMDD can and should be utilized as a policy tool in various levels in different countries. She stresses that disability is a part of human diversity, and persons with disabilities are able to contribute to society if lack of access, discrimination, and poverty are properly addressed.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see High-level Meeting on Disability and Development (HLMDD) Series

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Session 4: HLMDD-JICA

Discussion on the UN High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development

2014

Dr. Kenji Kuno, Senior Advisor (Social Welfare), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) speaks about the significance of the UN High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development to Japan, and introduces perspectives from JICA on the issue of disability in development.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see High-level Meeting on Disability and Development (HLMDD) Series

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JSDF: New Livelihoods for Artisans and Craftspeople in Rural India

World Bank Public Seminar - JSDF Dialogue Series "Jiyo! Project: Creating New Livelihood for Artisans and Crafts people in Rural

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 17:30-19:00pm (JST)

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The World Bank’s Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations Department in cooperation with the Tokyo Development Learning Center and the World Bank Tokyo Office, will hold the seventh Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series on May 28, 2014, 17:30-19pm.

This session will highlight the challenges and achievements of one of the JSDF’s projects in India, namely, “Making Globalization Work for the Rural Poor in India” by bringing together key stakeholders involved in the project. This project enhanced the livelihood opportunities and share of rural artisans in the market for cultural industries and related sectors in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, and Bihar, which are among the poorest in India but are traditionally known for their rich cultural heritage.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series

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