Join regional policy makers, practitioners and civil society representatives for a discussion on what it will take to instill adequate accountability and motivation among public servants and service providers toward meeting citizens’ needs.
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Vice President, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
Director, Leaders of Tomorrow, and Founder/CEO, Forsa for Education, Jordan
Correspondent, National Public Radio
Minister of Social Solidarity, Egypt
Executive Director, MENA Health Policy Forum
Senior Director, Education, World Bank Group
Secreary General of the Primary Education Supervisors Union, Tunisia
Principal of Kufor Quod Secondary School, West Bank
Director, Health, Nutrition & Population, World Bank Group
Senior Director, Governance, World Bank Group
Lead, Public Service Delivery Global Solutions Group, World Bank Group
This flagship seminar brings together a diverse high level panel to discuss the impact fluctuating oil prices have on economies in the short and medium term.
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Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group
Minister of National Economy, Kazakhstan
Minister of International Cooperation, Egypt
Professor of Economics, University of Michigan
US Industry and Energy Editor, Financial Times
Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Turkey
President, Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC
African economies are experiencing a range of unprecedented challenges to their growth, competitiveness and opportunities for investment.
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Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, Africa investor
Vice President; Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integration, African Development Bank
Minister of Development Planning, Prospective and Economic Analysis, Benin
Minister of Finance and Public Administration, Cape Verde
Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda
Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury, Kenya
Minister of Finance, Tanzania
Minister, Deputy General Secretary in charge of Economic Affairs, Cote d’Ivoire
Minister of Economy and Investment Promotion and Perspective for Gabon
Founder, Mara Group and Mara Foundation
Secretary General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
As populations age, the debate over how to manage this demographic trend is heating up. In this event, experts will debate how this trend impacts growth, health care, pensions, & social welfare in Europe, Central and East Asia and the Pacific.
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Vice President, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank Group
Vice President, Europe & Central Asia, World Bank Group
Director, Columbia Aging Center, Robert N. Butler Professor of Socio-medical Sciences, and Professor of Psychology, Columbia University
Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences and Professor of Economics and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Minister of Finance, Republic of Serbia
Deputy Director of Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Business Anchor,CCTV America
Hear from a development banker, a renowned chef, an agricultural expert, a woman farmer, a culinary professional and others about the future of food, and how we can work together to feed the world.
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Chef and Founder, Momofuku
Senior Director, Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank
Founder, Future of Hope Foundation
Head of Research, MAD
Head of Development, MAD
Join us for a panel discussion on the importance of investing in nutrition; the challenges countries are facing; and concrete steps towards scaling up high-impact programming for child nutrition.
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World Bank Chief Economists from the six major developing regions will provide insights on how developing countries are adapting to low oil prices and an uneven global recovery.
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Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, South Asia, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Europe & Central Asia, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, East Asia and Pacific, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Africa, World Bank Group
In today’s digital world, data is being generated at unprecedented rates. Watch experts explore the potential of Big Data and Internet of Things technologies to solve development challenges related to risk and resilience.
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President & Editor-in-Chief, Devex
Founder, Caribou Digital
Chief Strategy Advisor, Sirca
Product Manager, Google Crisis Response
Senior Principal Engineer, Strategy Group, Intel Corporation
Associate Director, Telecommunications Industry, World Economic Forum
Head of Impact Initiatives for Planet Labs / Author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back
How can Latin American governments stimulate growth while preserving social achievements? What growth levels will countries of the region achieve in 2015?
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