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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MP, Secretary of State, UK Department for International Development
Minister of Finance, Nigeria
Singer/Humanitarian, The Princess of Africa Foundation
Minister of Public Finance, Guatemala
Chairman, Tata Trusts
Professor Slaughter has been studying the trends of globalization and will look at the phenomenon of real income declines over the past two decades. His future research will explore the globalization experience of the United States and other developed and developing countries in his talk with the World Bank.
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MIGA is hosting its 2nd Annual Gender CEO Award to recognize the accomplishments of a CEO from one of MIGA’s clients, with a record of seeking to create opportunities for women and promoting gender equality. This year’s Gender CEO Award’s theme is ‘Women Powering Africa,’ and will focus on how the energy sector can play an important role in promoting greater gender equality across the continent.
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Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
President, Mary Robinson Foundation
Managing Director, Aldwych Intl
Executive Director, Board, World Bank
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 theme of the 2017 Global Leadership Forum is “Building Leadership for Reform in Divided Societies.” This event will bring about 200 partners, leaders and practitioners from government, academia, civil society, other international development organizations working in areas of collaborative leadership.
Senior Public Sector Specialist, The World Bank Group
Presidential Counsellor on Human Rights in Colombia
Senior advisor, Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Director, Public Service and Performance, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank Group
Program Manager of the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP), University of Birmingham
Managing Director, Consensus Building Institute, Associate Director, MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program
Senior Economic Adviser, Cluster of Global Practices for Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions, The World Bank Group
Chief Negotiator in the Peace Talks and Former Minister of State, Colombia
Professorial Research Fellow in Politics and Development at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Deputy Director of the Developmental Leadership Program
Director, Innovation & Strategy at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Thornton F. Bradshaw Chair in Public Policy and Professor of Organizational Behavior, Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University
Founding director of the Centre for Analysis and Public Affairs, former Deputy Minister of Interior, Colombia
Executive Director and Representative for Sir Fazle Abed, Founder and Chairman of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)
Director, Financial Accountability and Reporting, the Governance Global Practice, The World Bank Group
Senior Advisor, Institute of Public Administration of Bahrain (BIPA) and President, Arab Governance Institute (AGI)
Manager of Leadership, Learning & Innovation, Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions Vice Presidency, the World Bank Group
Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions
Senior Director, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank Group
Lead Social Development Specialist, Development Research Group, The World Bank Group.
Former President of the Republic of Botswana
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