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Corruption is a threat to progress and no country is immune. Join us for opportunity to engage with experts on the reasons underlying corruption in many countries. Share your questions and insights on how stronger governance, elevated citizens awareness and good corporate practice can guide global efforts to minimize corruption.

Anders Hjorth Agerskov
Lead Specialist, Preventive Services Unit, Integrity Vice Presidency
J. David Fielder
Manager, Operations, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank Group
Alexandra Habershon
Program Coordinator, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank Group
Matthew Harvey
Senior Litigation Specialist
Jean Pesme
Practice Manager, Finance & Markets Global Practice, World Bank Group
Joel Turkewitz
Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank Group

The Pacific faces unique challenges in providing affordable and accessible electricity, with prices among the highest in the world. To power diesel generators, some countries spend as much as 25% of GDP on fuel imports. So what is being done to shift towards renewable energy sources?

Andrew Daka
Executive Director, Pacific Power Association
Matthew Dornan
Research Fellow, Australian National University
Paul Fulton
Manager, Joule Logic
Kamleshwar Khelawan
Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank Group
Auskar Surbakti
Reporter and Presenter, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

There are many solutions to address climate change, but they need financing. Green bonds is one of the financing options available to support climate and environmental investments. Join our live chat to learn more and ask your questions about the potential of the green bond market.

Akiko Nakagawa
Senior Environmental Specialist, World Bank Group
Laura Tlaiye
Sustainability Advisor, Capital Markets Department, World Bank Treasury

Tourism is a powerful tool for reducing poverty, boosting economic growth, building social progress and ensuring peace. How can the World Bank Group, country clients and business leaders work together to ensure that tourism contributes to the World Bank Group’s twin goals?

Marta Blanco
Director-General, Turespana
Lynn Cutter
Executive Vice President, National Geographic Society
Anabel González
Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
Jim Yong Kim
President, World Bank Group
Maggie Lake
Anchor and Correspondent, CNN
Christopher J. Nassetta
President & CEO, Hilton Worldwide
Aireen Omar
CEO, AirAsia
Taleb Rifai
Secretary-General, UNWTO
John Scanlon
Secretary-General, CITES
Sherri Wu
Chief Strategy Officer, Ali Trip, Alibaba Group