• FREE Online Course on Climate Change


    The World Bank Group is launching a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on climate change on April 20th. This MOOC, hosted on Coursera, is FREE and contains the most recent scientific evidence on climate change. Explore forward-looking scenarios about your world: Can renewables help Africa...

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  • 7th World Water Forum 2015


    The 7th World Water Forum, the largest water-related event in the world will take place this year in Daegu & Gyeongbuk, Korea from April 12th to 17th. This is a large-scale international conference that is held every three years since 1997 in cooperation with the public, private sectors,...

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  • Regions Refocus 2015


    In 2015 the world’s governments will define a global agenda for sustainable development, amidst global trends of rising inequality, declining economic growth rates, and mega public-private partnerships accelerating the scramble for resources, assets, and markets. In this context, a new...

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  • Socioeconomic benefits of weather, climate and water services


    The National Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Peru and the World Meteorological Organization; World Bank Group; MeteoSwiss, International Research Center on El Niño, Swiss Development Cooperqtion and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland are pleased to invite you to the...

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  • Global Soil Biodiversity Conference


    The first Global Soil Biodiversity Conference will be organized by the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GSBI) and EcoFINDERS, from 2-5 December in Dijon, France. Held under the theme 'Assessing Soil Biodiversity and Its Role for Ecosystem Services', this first GSBI conference will summarize...

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  • World Wetlands Day 2015


    We are thrilled to announce the launch of, website the focal point for all World Wetlands Day 2015 activities. The website will be growing in the run-up to 2 February 2015, but you can already take advantage of a wide range of support materials that have been made...

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