Climate change and development are tightly interconnected. This event will discuss the ways development and greenhouse gas emissions interact and how different development patterns can lead to different environmental outcomes.
Program Director, Energy Program, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA, Austria).
Chief Economist, Climate Change Group, World Bank Group
Senior Economist, Poverty Group, World Bank Group
Senior Economist, Energy Group, World Bank Group
Ten years after a massive tsunami fanned across the Indian Ocean, a panel reflects on what was lost and what was learned from the experience of rebuilding Aceh back better.
Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group
President and CEO, World Resources Institute
Vice President, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank Group
Chief Institutional Economist & Former Governance Advisor in Indonesia, The World Bank
More than 200 million children in developing countries under the age of 5 will not reach their development potential. The panel will discuss how to influence policy makers and scale up investments to ensure that children not only survive their early years, but also thrive during this period.
President & CEO, Save the Children
Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF
Minister of National Education, Senegal
Professor of Child Health, Child Development and Behavior, University of West Indies, Jamaica
Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Education
Executive Director, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation
Senior Director, Education, World Bank Group
Join World Bank President Jim Yong Kim for an agenda-setting conversation about the economic policies, investments and coalitions that can deliver a transformative agreement on climate change at the UN Climate Conference a year from now in Paris.
As part of his work as United for Wildlife President, the Duke of Cambridge will join President, Jim Yong Kim to address more than 300 corruption experts, heads and senior members of anti-corruption and prosecuting agencies; and representatives of
international organizations from more than 120 countries.
Tune in as experts discuss the findings of the latest World Development Report 2015 and explore ways in which a richer understanding of the human factor and its behavior can improve policy design, implementation and evaluation.
Chief Executive, Behavioural Insights Team
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Co-Director, 2015 World Development Report, World Bank Group
Co-Director, World Development Report 2015, World Bank Group
Do you want to know more about tax crimes, illicit financial flows, and whistleblower protection laws? Join a chat with anti-corruption experts on these and related topics.
Practice Manager, Finance & Markets Global Practice, World Bank Group
Head, Preventive Services Unit, World Bank Group
Head, Special Litigation Unit, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank
Program Coordinator, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank Group
Program Coordinator, Regional Governance Hub, World Bank Group
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan will hold a brief press availability after the UN Chief Executive Board’s private session on the Ebola response.
The Arab Spring was driven by young people demanding jobs and protesting the regimes in power. Yet the aftermath has been characterized by civil war and political turmoil. What can be done now to meet the aspirations of the young men and women who marched in the streets in 2010-11 demanding “bread, freedom and dignity?”
Professor of History, University of Michigan
Vice President of Middle East and North Africa region, World Bank Group
Online Communications Officer, Middle East & North Africa, World Bank Group
Economist, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice, World Bank Group
Program Officer, Center for International Private Enterprise
Adam Smith's legacy as the father of economics rests mainly on his great work, The Wealth of Nations. By reinvigorating Smith’s forgotten classic, Russ Roberts provides us with a look at human behavior through the lens of one of history’s greatest minds.