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World Bank boosts financial aid to countries fighting climate change

Plan includes better-adapted homes, schools and infrastructure, plus investment in “climate-smart” agriculture and water management THE World Bank Group has announced a new set of...
MIT Sloan School of Management

International students flock to US university to unlock potential – and ‘invent the future’

MIT, with its reputation for academic rigor and innovation, attracts graduate students from around the world. It can be worthwhile, it can be fun,...

3 reasons why consistent implementation is critical for the EU’s GDPR

A particularly momentous year in the world of privacy, 2018 will see the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) move from policy...
University of Technology Sydney

Down-under dream sours for backpackers and migrants

Exploitation of international students and backpackers in Australia is endemic, a study by two universities has found. Fiona McGill and Wendy Frew report One third of...

UNCTAD: Investment – In Need of Direction

The global financial crisis has impacted heavily on trade: annual trade expansion over the past three years has averaged a tepid 3% annually, compared...