Join Rotary International, Oppenheimer, and The World Bank as we celebrate International Women’s Day. Hosted and sponsored by the World Bank Group Staff Association, the session will illustrate the power of women to change the world and improve the lives of the less fortunate through innovative projects in the areas of education and health.
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The World Bank’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) convenes 49 governments and more than 290 partners from civil society, businesses and the private sector to solve governance challenges around the world. Discussants and members of the GPSA’s Steering Committee will discuss the unique contribution that the World Bank, specifically the Governance Global Practice and the GPSA, can make to promote inclusive governance, citizen participation, and civil society monitoring and oversight.
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Chief Executive Officer, IBRD/IDA, WBG
Senior Director, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank Group
Senior Director, World Bank Group
Senior Director, GSURR, World Bank Group
Secretary, Local Government Division, Bangladesh
President Commissioner of the Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection (IFAI), Mexico
Head of Budget Reform, Ministry of Finance, Ghana
Chair of Board of the Trustees, ANSA-Arab World
Director, Economic Governance – Sri Lanka, The Asia Foundation
Senior Adviser, Democracy and Governance, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Department for Development Policy, Finland
Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation USA
Interim Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID, United States
Special Advisor to the Chairman, George Soros Open Society Foundations
Join us February 22 in Washington, D.C. and in cities across Africa for the first-ever World Bank Africa Knowledge Fest. Explore our most recent, relevant knowledge products and celebrate some of the most dynamic thinkers on Africa’s development today.
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"Rising to the Global Energy Challenge” will be a dynamic session to present key findings of a new World Bank Group report, Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE). RISE, the first policy scorecard of its kind, assesses the investment climate in 111 countries in three key areas: energy access, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Overall, many countries are embracing the sustainable energy policy agenda, but more needs to be done if we are to reach ambitious global energy and climate goals.
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CEO, Sustainable Energy for All and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All
Senior Director, Head of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice, World Bank Group
Energy Economics Global Lead, World Bank Group (presentation)
Director of the Global Indicators Department, World Bank Group
At the World Government Summit 2017 in Dubai, the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will discuss how countries can channel policy, markets, and learning into growth and prosperity for their people.
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Reaching low-income clients with financial products and services tailored to meet their needs is a critical component of achieving financial inclusion and helping poor people to improve their lives. Roughly 2 billion people and 200 million small businesses worldwide lack access to basic financial services, presenting a large potential market and significant opportunities. Join CGAP for a series of live, online chats with financial industry leaders attending its learning event in Dar es Salaam to explore the business case for serving low-income customers. Learn about innovative solutions they have launched in Africa and Asia that are expanding usage of financial services designed for poor people.
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Head of communications, CGAP, World Bank
President, CARD Pioneer Microinsurance, Inc.
Head of Products and Marketing, Janalakshmi Financial Services
Senior Consultant, Nathan Associates
Acting Head, M-Sente and National Sales Manager, Uganda Telecom Ltd. (UTL)
Head of Alternative Business Models, Barclays Africa
Head of Agribusiness at Econet Services (Zimbabwe)
The report “Stop the violence in Latin America” looks at prevention in a new and comprehensive way. It argues that effective prevention starts before birth, and, contrary to common perceptions, well-designed policies can also be successful for adults, for at-risk individuals and for offenders.
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Vice President, Latin America the Caribbean, World Bank Group
Lead Economist and Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Bank
Former Mayor of Cali, Colombia
Associate Professor, Department of Public Affairs and Security Studies, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Associate Director, Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC
Senior Economist, World Bank
What makes some policies work while others fail? The World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law aims to answer this fundamental question. Frequently, policies that fail to generate development outcomes endure across countries and over time. Putting governance front and center of the development debate is essential for promoting sustained economic growth and encouraging more equitable and peaceful societies.
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Chief Economist, World Bank
Co-Director, World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law
Co-Director, World Development Report 2017, World Bank
Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Agence Française de Développement, and associated researcher at Paris School of Economics (PSE)
Professor of Economics Emeritus, Princeton University
Secretary General, SEGIB
Chief Executive Officer, AFD
France Director, ONE and Global Lead, G7 and G20
Senior Director, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank Group
The World Bank has valuable content that can benefit a wide range of audiences across the world. Our Flipboard magazines complement our existing online assets and promote our narrative in a more engaging way for better impact.
Follow our Twitter live chat with @FlipboardClub in which we will discuss our presence on Flipboard. Join in on Thursday, January 26 at 2 p.m. ET! Follow the conversation on twitter using #FlipboardChat.
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Transforming Transportation is an annual conference on sustainable mobility co-hosted by the World Bank and the World Resources Institute. The theme this year will focus on how we can transform transport and ensure sustainable mobility at scale.
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The World Bank Group believes that corruption is one of the major obstacles to ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity for the poorest people. Join us for a live chat with World Bank experts as they discuss progress in understanding corruption and its drivers and how transparency is helping root out corruption.
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Program Coordinator, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank Group
Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank Group
Head, Special Litigation Unit, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank
Head, Preventive Services Unit, World Bank Group
Global Lead for Financial Market Integrity, Finance & Markets