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Web-based course on Alternatives to Privatization

The Transnational Institute (TNI), in cooperation with the Municipal Services Project (MSP) and the Latin American Programme for Distance Education in Social Sciences (PLED) is offering a free web-based course on Alternatives to Privatisation: Non-Commercial Public Services Options in the Global South. The course will begin on October 8, 2012 and will comprise a series of eight weekly sessions.

We welcome applications from members of civil society organisations, social activists, government officials, and university students. The course will be hosted by the PLED virtual campus. The course involves a program of written lectures, guided readings, online forum discussions and individual assignments. The deadline for application is September 28, 2012. More information is available on request from PLED’s Academic Secretariat: For registration contact Hilde van der Pas:

The course will be implemented simultaneously in English and Spanish. Participation is free of charge.

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Monday, October 8, 2012 - 09:00 to Monday, November 26, 2012 - 17:00