A sweeping, definitive review of what works and what doesn’t in reducing inequality and boosting the incomes of the poorest in developing countries, drawing on evidence of a half-century of work by the World Bank Group.
Women in emerging economies have growing incomes and buying power. The financial risks they face are also growing. As a result, by 2030, the insurance industry is expected to earn more than $1 trillion from women alone—half of it in just 10 markets.
Executive Vice President and CEO, IFC
Head, Gender Secretariat, International Finance Corporation
Deputy CEO, AXA Group
CEO, General Insurance, AXA Asia
Vice President, Global Client Services, World Bank Group
Vice President, Global Client Services, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Presenter, BBC World News
Growing evidence demonstrates that climatic conditions can have a profound impact on the functioning of modern human societies, but effects on economic activity appear inconsistent.
Long-term finance has a fundamental role to play in generating higher growth and welfare. The Global Financial Development Report 2015 identifies the levers available to policy makers to promote greater access.
Director of Research, Development Research Group, World Bank Group
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group
Special Envoy for the President, World Bank Group
Director, Finance and Markets Global Practice, World Bank
Women, Business and the Law measures how laws, regulations and institutions differentiate between women and men in ways that may affect women’s incentives or capacity to work or to set up and run a business.
Director of the Global Indicators Department, World Bank Group
Adviser, Gender and Women’s Rights, Capacity Development Division, UNECA
Global Executive Director, Equality Now
Senior Director, Gender CCSA, World Bank Group
Middle East Journalist
Three months out from the UN climate negotiations in Paris, join us for a conversation with Rachel Kyte where she will discuss the need for a strong climate deal and how the world can get to a zero carbon future.
The integration of immigrants and their children is repeatedly mentioned as one of the main issues of concern in public opinion surveys in many countries. This topic is also high on the agenda of policy makers, both from an economic and a social standpoint.
Head of the International Migration Division, Direction for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Senior Program Officer, KNOMAD/Development Prospects Group, World Bank Group
Lead Economist, Migration and Remittances Unit, and Head, KNOMAD, Development Prospects Group, World Bank Group
Join the World Bank Group and UNICEF as they partner with the Novak Djokovic Foundation to help enhance regional and global advocacy on the benefits of ECD in Serbia and beyond.
Join us for a conversation with Professor Muhammad Yunus where he will discuss the power of social business and microfinance in the effort to end poverty,
Join us for the opening session of the “Religion & Sustainable Development: Building Partnerships to End Extreme Poverty” conference and the launch of The Lancet series on faith-based health care.
Lead, Faith-based Initiatives, World Bank Group
Deputy Head of Policy Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Senior Program Advisor, GHR Foundation
Senior Advisor, United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Engaging Faith-Based Organizations for Development
Director Center of Faith-based & Community Initiatives, USAID
Director, Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank
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