South Asia Programs

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JSDF:Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers

December 15, 2014 4:00 PM~5:30PM (JST)

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The World Bank Group’s Trust Funds and Partnerships (DFPTF) in cooperation with the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) and the World Bank Tokyo Office will hold the 8th Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) dialogue seminar on December 15, 2014. This session will highlight the achievements of one of the JSDF projects in Bangladesh, “Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers” by bringing together key stakeholders involved in the project.

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

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The New Engine of Global Economy: the Internet Economy

AFDC Distance Learning Seminar Series

Seminar 1: October 15, 2014 15:00-17:00 (Tokyo Time)
Seminar 2: November 14, 2014 15:00-17:30 (Tokyo Time)
*TDLC will not be hosting participants at our Center for Seminar 2. A live webcast will be available on the day of the event.

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 series, The New Engine of Global Economy. Seminar 1:  The Internet Economy will be held on October 15, 2014 from 15:00-17:00 (JST) and Seminar 2: Internet Finance: Reform and Development will be held on November 14, 2014 from 15:00 -17:30 (JST).

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JSDF: New Livelihoods for Artisans and Craftspeople in Rural India

JSDF Dialogue Series "Jiyo!" Project: Creating New Livelihood for Artisans and Crafts People in Rural India

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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PFA Orientation: Mutual Support for Resiliency after Crisis 2

Multi-country Orientation Videoconferences

April 11, 2013 14:00-17:30 (JST)/13:00-16:30 (ULAT)
Connecting sites: Japan, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka

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 PFA for health and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific.
This session will be open for participants in Japan, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka.

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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Suicide Prevention: How to Address One Million Deaths a Year, Toward the World Suicide Report

 

To respond to the neglected but important global priority, WHO will launch the first-ever World Suicide Report. As part of the process, international experts get together in Tokyo to discuss variety of aspects of suicide. Taking this opportunity, the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center together with the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health in collaboration with the University of Tokyo presents the distance seminar to highlight key statistics, and an evidence-based solution which have been found in the development process of the report.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA): Mutual Support for Resiliency after Crisis

 

This new training program will promote participants’ understandings on basics of PFA, do’s and don’ts, and self-care technique, through web/VC-based lectures and discussions. The program will provide basic knowledge on how to offer PFA, as well as basics on mental health and psychosocial support after crises which will be an emerging priority in disaster risk management policy making/implementation. The program will be facilitated jointly by the World Bank/TDLC, UNU-IIGH, and the National Institute of Mental Health in Japan, in close partnership with WHO.

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International Labour Organization (ILO) / Aoyama Gakuin University / TDLC Lecture series (4)

(Thursday) October 20, 2010
(Thursday) November 10, 2010
(Thursday) November 17, 2010
(Thursday) December 22, 2010

All lectures (JST):
Doors open: 17:30, Lecture: 18:00-20:00

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Meriem Gray—World Bank

The International Labour Organization (ILO), Aoyama Gakuin University and the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) will host a 2011 lecture series. This year’s lecture series will be focusing on ILO’s decent work activities from ILO’s Better Work Project to Social security trends. Lectures will be given by experts and specialists from ILO headquarters and the ILO Asia Pacific office via videoconference.

Come participate in one of the rare opportunities to be able to ask questions of the specialists who are actively involved in labor issues in ILO Bangkok regional office or ILO headquarters in Geneva.

We look forward to your participation.

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Tourism Exchange for South Pacific Islands

2-day seminar

February 22nd, 2011 Time: 9:10-15:50 (JST)
February 23rd, 2011 Time: 12:10-15:20 (JST)


Carl Gustav—World Bank

 

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Asia Pacific Tourism Exchange Center (APTEC) and Tokyo Development Learning Center, The World Bank (TDLC), are jointly hosting a 2-day seminar ‘Tourism Exchange of South Pacific Islands’. 5 countries will be connected via Video Conferencing- Indonesia, Fiji, Maldives, Timor-Leste and Japan to discuss and promote ideas and approaches for sustainable tourism. The purpose for this seminar is to improve the tourism sector, as well as developing the tourism relationship between participating countries and Japan. Advance registration required (first-come-first-served).

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Microfinance Training of Trainers Course 7 (MFTOT 7)

A Blended Distance Learning Course

December 2010 - April 2011

The Microfinance The ADBI and TDLC are pleased to announce the seventh delivery of the Microfinance Training of Trainers course (MFTOT7) from December 2010 to April 2011.

The Microfinance Training of Trainers Course (MFT0T), first organized in February 2005, is a unique program that aims to enhance the knowledge of microfinance practitioners so that they may help to strengthen the institutional capacity of microfinance service providers in the Asia Pacific region. This course has received high rating from participants and become popular in many countries. Two types of certificate will be available for participants depending on their learning objectives, level of commitment and performance.

Organizers
The Asian Development Bank Institute(ADBI)
The Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC)

Our thanks to the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) for contributing their CD-ROM and textbook to the Course.

Registration for this course has been closed.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Microfinance Training of Trainers Course (MFTOT)

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Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and the Pacific - 2010 Series

Beginning April 1st, 2010 and continuing through the year

Natural disasters are a main source of risk for the poor, present a serious obstacle to achieving sustainable social and economic development. Disasters affect the poor most severely thus, measures taken to manage hazards and reduce their impact provide an effective vehicle to make substantial advances in fight against poverty. The countries of East Asia and the Pacific are among the most vulnerable in the world to effects caused by disasters.

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