U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry convenes a meeting on the Global Connect Initiative, which seeks to bring 1.5 billion people who lack Internet access online by 2020.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will address the press during the World Bank's 2015 Spring Meetings.
This event aims to move mental health from the margins to the mainstream of the global development agenda. The events to engage finance ministers, multilateral and bilateral organizations, the business community, technology innovators, and civil society will emphasize the urgent investments needed in mental health services.
With 800 million people going to bed hungry every night, there’s no question that the world needs a sustainable food system that can feed every person, every day. But increasingly quality is just as important as quantity and better food must become a priority in many countries.
Emerging markets and the developing world are at the center of the current slowdown in global growth. Listen to the World Bank's chief economists discuss this and related issues.
United States First Lady Michelle Obama leads a call to action in support of educating and empowering adolescent girls at this special event with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and key policymakers from around the world.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will discuss today’s development challenges and his institution’s responses. This includes giving refugees more incentives to stay closer to home, helping countries choose renewable energy sources over fossil fuels, and finding incentives for the private sector to help countries respond to fast-moving pandemics.
Join us for a lively conversation on the challenges and opportunities for leveraging the global data revolution to guide the future of price statistics. We will discuss how technological advancements and new data sources can be used to improve price statistics.
How can we rethink the organization of affordable and accessible care for our families and businesses, knowing that solving this issue can contribute to retaining gender-diverse talent as well as increasing competitiveness and productivity?
This half-day event brings together a group of thought leaders to discuss challenges and opportunities related to gender, empowerment, peace and security in Africa.