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60 Top Resources for Global Development Professionals

WEB-BASED KNOWLEDGE TOOLS

 

1. Atlas of Economic Complexity (Harvard) »

2. Resource Watch (World Resources Institute) »

3. Earth Time (World Economic Forum) »

4. Better Cities Tool (World Resources Institute) »

5. Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (World Bank) »

6. World Factbook (CIA) »

7. Better Evaluation.org »

8. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform (UN) »

9. Green Growth Knowledge Platform (OECD, UNEP) »

10. Global Waters (USAID) »

11. Migration & Development Global Knowledge Partnership (World Bank)  »

12. European Climate Adaptation Platform (European Commission) »

 

 

ONLINE COURSES (FREE)

 

1. Introduction to Human-Centered Design (IDEO) »

2. Design Thinking Fundamentals (RIT) »

3. Giving 2.0 (Stanford) »

4. CitiesX: The past, present and future of urban life (Harvard) »

5. Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies (Harvard) »

6. American Government (Harvard) »

7. Introduction to Sustainability (University of Illinois) »

8. Energy and Development (Queensland) »

9. Low Emission Technologies and Supply Systems (Queensland) »

10. Environmental Protection and Sustainability (IsraelX) »

11. Environmental Studies: A Global Perspective (Curtin) »

12. Tropical Coastal Ecosystems (Queensland) »

13. Sustainable Tourism: Rethinking the Future (Wageningen) »

14. Climate Change Education (BID) »

15. Sustainable Food Security (Wageningen) »

16. Challenges of Global Poverty (MIT) »

17. Foundations of Development Policy (MIT) »

18. From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development (Oxford) »

19. Project Management for Development (BID) »

20. International Human Rights Law (Louvain) »

21. Storytelling for Change (Ariel) »

22. Global Health eLearning Center (USAID) »

23. Social Impact Analysis (Acumen) »

24. Global Social Change (Wellesley) »

25. Language Classes (Duolingo) »

 

 

TRAINING PROGRAMS

 

1. Unarmed Civilian Protection Course (UNITAR) »

2. Peacekeeping & Int'l Conflict Resolution Online Training (Peace Operations Training Institute) »

3. Human Rights Online Training (Peace Operations Training Institute) »

4. Disarmament, Demobilization & Reintegration Online Course (Peace Operations Training Institute) »

5. Information Management for Peace Operations Course (Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre) »

6. Mediation Course (United States Institute for Peace) »

7. International Programme for Development Evaluation Training (World Bank) »

8. Social Entrepreneurship and Systems Change (Cape Town University) »

9. Impact Investing in Africa (Cape Town University) »

10. Project Cycle Management (IMA) »

 

 

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

 

1. Master in Public Administration in International Development (Harvard) »

2. Master in Global Governance and Diplomacy (Oxford) »

3. Master in Migration Studies (Oxford) »

4. Master in Development Management (LSE) »

5. Master International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies (LSE) »

6. Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action (Science-Po) »

7. Master in International Relations/Political Science (Graduate Institute Geneva) »

8. Master in Sustainability Leadership (Cambridge) »

9. M.A. in Electoral Policy and Administration (UNITAR) »

10. M.A. in Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding (UNITAR) » 

 

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEMPLATES

 

1. Templates for Proposals, Concept Notes, Progress Reports, Logframes, MoUs, and more »

 

 

FREE ONLINE COURSES IN CAREER DESIGN & WELL-BEING

 

1. Career & Life Design Course (Stanford) »

2. Science of Well-Being Course (Yale) »