12 Oct 2016 - by A4ID

One month until our Law and Development Training Programme

A4ID’s Law & Development Training Programme starts next month!

Places are going fast, book your place now by contacting [email protected] or registering here.

Our expert speaker for Module 1, on the 12th November, is Michael Woolcock, Lead Social Development Specialist for the World Bank’s Development Research Group and (part-time) Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Micheal is the author of many article and books, most recently ‘Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action’. He is a co-founder of the World Bank’s global ‘Justice for the Poor’ initiative (2004).

From 2006-2009 he was the founding Research Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester; and in 2012 co-founded the ‘Building State Capability’ program at Harvard’s Center for International Development.

In 2012 he was a co-recipient of the ‘best book’ prize, and in 2014 the ‘best article’ prize, from the American Sociological Association’s section on International Development.

He is currently based in Malaysia, helping establish the World Bank’s first Knowledge and Research Hub.

He is on the editorial board of numerous journals, and is the Asia-Pacific representative on the Scientific Advisory Committee of UNESCO’s largest research program (Management of Social Transformations).

Find out about the content of the course and our other expert speakers here.