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April 04, 2017
11:30 ET
15:30 GMT
2017-04-04 15:30 2017-04-04 16:30 UTC Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship http://live.worldbank.org/skoll-world-forum Washington DC The World bank live@worldbank.org

Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs and thought leaders gather at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford. Join us for opening plenary session that will explore how social entrepreneurs can navigate a changing landscape while working towards peace and prosperity.

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Jim Yong Kim
President, World Bank Group

April 22, 2017
12:00 ET
16:00 GMT
2017-04-22 16:00 2017-04-22 17:00 UTC Spotlight on Nutrition: Unlocking Human Potential and Economic Growth Spotlight on Nutrition: Unlocking Human Potential and Economic Growth http://live.worldbank.org/spotlight-on-nutrition Washington DC The World bank live@worldbank.org

Investing in nutrition yields permanent and inalienable benefits, with at least a $10 return on investment for every dollar spent. However malnutrition still affects one in three people globally, including the 156 million children worldwide who are stunted. As a follow up to the October 2016 Human Capital Summit, join us for a panel discussion.

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Jim Yong Kim
President, World Bank Group
Priti Patel
MP, Secretary of State, UK Department for International Development
Kemi Adeosun
Minister of Finance, Nigeria
Yvonne Chaka Chaka
Singer/Humanitarian, The Princess of Africa Foundation
Julio Hector Estrada
Minister of Public Finance, Guatemala
Ratan N. Tata
Chairman, Tata Trusts
Julie Gichuru
Moderator