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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The State of the Africa Region seminar provides an opportunity to reflect on the main trends shaping economic development in the region. The seminar will discuss key challenges and opportunities facing Africa amid a weak and volatile regional and global economic environment.
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This high-level event brings together well known voices on climate change with leaders from government, philanthropy and the private sector to focus on new ideas for financing global climate action.
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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.