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Understanding Poverty and Inequality (edX)

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Understanding Poverty and Inequality (edX)
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Explore the many facets and faces of poverty and inequality, and discover opportunities for individuals, countries, and a global community to help ensure that no one is left behind. In September 2015, 193 member states of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and committed themselves [...]
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COVID-19 and Global Inequalities (edX)

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COVID-19 and Global Inequalities (edX)
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This course explores the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on members of disadvantaged communities, with lectures and course materials from dozens of countries, around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken millions of lives and caused many millions of people to lose their jobs and/or [...]
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Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Challenging Poverty, Vulnerability and Social Exclusion (edX)

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Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Challenging Poverty, Vulnerability and Social Exclusion (edX)
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With complex legal protections and varying societal norms, how do we ensure rights for all? From women to children to indigenous peoples, the rights of marginalized groups the world over are violated daily. These injustices affect not just these groups, but also the stability of our world – and [...]
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Age of Sustainable Development (edX)

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Age of Sustainable Development (edX)
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Learn the basics of sustainable development -- what it is, why it's important and how we can achieve it. Sustainable development is the most urgent challenge facing humanity.
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Ethics in Action (edX)

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Ethics in Action (edX)
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What do the world’s great religious and secular philosophies have to say about ethical conduct? Which virtues are common across faiths? And what role do religious communities have to play in building a more just and sustainable world? The challenges of sustainable development are more than technical or political—they [...]
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Understanding and Solving Poverty and Inequality (FutuLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Understanding and Solving Poverty and Inequality (FutuLearn)
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Delve into the history of poverty and inequality across the globe, and explore potential solutions to these social issues. Develop your understanding of current social issues. The understanding and dissection of poverty and inequality are fundamental to understanding how people’s experience of the welfare state [...]
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Jul 26th 2021
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Why Does Media Matter for Development? (FutureLearn)

Jun 7th 2021
Why Does Media Matter for Development? (FutureLearn)
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Explore how the media can help to tackle poverty and inequality all around the world. Learn why the media matters for international development. This comprehensive four-week course will show you the ways that international development is conceptualised, imagined and communicated as an area of study. You’ll decipher the ways [...]
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Inclusive Growth (edX)

Learn how to achieve strong, sustainable, green, and inclusive growth. How can countries foster strong economic growth while also sharing its benefits equitably across all segments of society and maintaining economic and environmental sustainability? In this course, IMF economists will introduce you to the roles of the private sector [...]
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Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Addressing Sustainability and Development (Coursera)

We’re excited you’re here! This course, “Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Addressing Sustainability and Development,” is the first course in the upcoming Sustainability and Development MasterTrack Certificate program (Fall 2020), but you can also take this course as a stand-alone learning opportunity. [...]
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Designing a multidimensional poverty index (UNDP)

To leave no one behind for a COVID-19 recovery, it is time to develop poverty metrics beyond income. UNDP and University of Oxford are offering a FREE Massive Open Online Course "Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index" in English, French, and Spanish on Learning for Nature. Starting 22 February, this [...]
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