The private sector would invest more in emerging markets if it were less risky. Yet, a lack of familiarity have too often prevented them from doing so. This event will explore recent breakthroughs in the application of political risk insurance and credit enhancement products that will point in a new way to easing such anxieties.
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This event is designed to start a conversation around the premise that: (1) countries need a certain level of tax revenue – 15 percent of GDP – to provide basic services to their citizens; and (2) we all have roles in helping them achieve that goal.
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In this session, IFC will focus on how private firms operate in conflict-affected contexts, and seek to provide innovative ideas for how the development community can support private enterprise in these markets.
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This event will discuss recent financing initiatives and innovations. It will explore opportunities to attract new sources of financing, use grant resources to leverage additional resources, and strengthen partnerships to find frontier solutions in difficult environments.
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Join us for a live ministerial event to discuss how the Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF) is helping support refugees and host communities in Jordan and Lebanon, and how this global facility can prepare to meet similar future crises in other MICs.
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Join thought leaders, national and city policymakers, and civil society leaders in a live discussion to highlight the role of cities and metropolitan regions in being vanguards for inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
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Matt Damon has dedicated the last decade to tackling the water and sanitation crisis globally. In 2006, he founded the H20 Africa Foundation, which later merged to become Water.org. Through its innovative ﬁnancing models and focus on sustainable solutions, Water.org has brought clean water and sanitation to over 6 million people.
Join thought leaders on water issues including Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, for a conversation on how we can tap into additional sources of financing and use existing resources more effectively and efficiently, in order to provide water and sanitation for all.
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Join finance ministers, CEOs, and other development experts for a discussion about how closing salient gaps between men and women, and boys and girls, helps families, communities, cities, and economies prosper.
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With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), global development has entered a new stage. The event will highlight actions and implementation plans on the SDGs.
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