Jim Yong Kim will outline the opportunities and challenges facing the economic development of Indonesia and East Asia, and how the World Bank Group can help end extreme poverty and share prosperity more widely in the region.
Latin America must modify its economic growth model. How can the region continue to grow when demand for commodities has declined? How can we take advantage of new ties with Asia to improve our skills?
Despite significant gains, sanitation remains one of the most off-track Millennium Development Goals globally. Chat with panelists on what it will take to achieve sanitation for all in Africa.
Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist, UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office
Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist, UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office
Coordinator, Sanitation and Water for All
Evaluation and Reporting Project Manager African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW)
Senior Specialist Water and Sanitation Program, Global Water Practice, World Bank Group
African Ministers’ Council for Water (AMCOW)
Program manager, WASH United, Africa
Programme Manager for Networking & Knowledge Management, WSSCC
What progress has been made to reduce HIV infections? What cost-effective public health strategies can be implemented to halve HIV-related deaths and new infections over the next decade in Thailand? What more must be done?
Citizens across the world are calling for greater citizen-state engagement and accountability. But how and when does social accountability work?
Chief Institutional Economist & Former Governance Advisor in Indonesia, The World Bank
Practice Manager, Governance, World Bank Group
Lead Social Development Specialist, Governance Global Practice, World Bank
Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience, World Bank Group
Global Director, Governance, World Resources Institute
The Forum will focus on the shifting paradigm in social accountability towards a citizen-centric governance approach. It will explore how the emerging concept of strategic social accountability will play an important role in how citizen-centered governance is realized.
How has America become the most unequal advanced country in the world, and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Stiglitz, argues that inequality is a choice—the cumulative result of unjust policies and misguided priorities.
How can we promote more women into leadership roles in the financial industry & make sure women have greater access to mobile phones? These kinds of questions will be at the heart of the debate among industry leaders and economists during the annual Gender & the Economy event.
Columnist, Bloomberg View
Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Barclays
SVP, Head of Global Financial Inclusion, Visa Inc.
Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Banco BHD León
Executive Vice President and CEO, IFC
Senior Director, Finance and Markets Global Practice, World Bank Group
Senior Director, Gender CCSA, World Bank Group
Head, Gender Secretariat, International Finance Corporation
Hear from the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa as he presents the implications of lower oil and other commodity prices for a region that exports a large number of commodities.
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Join us as experts discuss ways to better integrate land and climate-smart agriculture into countries’ development strategies.
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Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development. Germany
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda
Secretary, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippines
President and Chief Executive Officer, Calvert Investments
Executive Director of Oxfam International
Lead Economist in Agriculture and Rural Development, World Bank Group
Deputy Director General, General Department of Land Administration, Vietnam