The high-level flagship event "One Year of the Sustainable Development Goals" brings together global leaders to highlight country actions on the Sustainable Development Goals. This is a key moment to build on this momentum and share country experiences in this ambitious and critical endeavor.
World Bank Group Senior Vice President for the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations, and Partnerships.
Parliamentary State Secretary, Germany
Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia
Minister of International Cooperation, Egypt
President, UN General Assembly
Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations
President, European Investment Bank
Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda
Director General, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
Minister of State for Finance, Sierra Leone
This flagship event focuses on catalyzing, mobilizing and crowding-in private finance to support the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the WBG’s Twin Goals.
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MP, Secretary of State, UK Department for International Development
Governor, Central Bank of Sierra Leone
Chair of the Board, Transparency International
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group
Executive Vice President and CEO, International Finance Corporation
Founding Partner, Chief Executive Officer, Meridiam Infrastructure
Director of the Corporate Responsibility Initiative at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Managing Director, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base
Hear directly from policymakers – and from other financiers of trade and integration programs like the World Bank – on how connectivity can improve the flow of goods, people, data and capital across East Asia.
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Director General, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Executive Vice President for Corporate Public Policy – DP DHL Americas
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy
Secretary General, National Economic and Social Development Board, Thailand
Vice President, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank
Vice President, Sustainable Development, World Bank
Moderator, Managing Director of the Growth Dialogue
Jobs are critical to building stability in fragile states, and the private sector plays a key role in providing opportunities. However, fragility poses many challenges to private sector job creation. The event will examine these challenges when creating new initiatives in advancing jobs in fragile and conflict-affected settings.
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Interim Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President, Operations, World Bank Group
Director General, International Cooperation and Development European Commission
Former Minister of Finance, Timor-Leste Special Envoy, g7+
Professor, University of Oxford
Minister of Budget, Cote d’Ivoire
Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, London
CEO, Pakistan Agricultural Coalition
Minister of Economy and Planning, Republic of Chad
Financial inclusion has emerged as a critical development challenge. Join us LIVE to hear about emerging countries’ innovative approaches toward financial inclusion and learn how countries can manage de-risking.
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UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development
Secretary of the Treasury, United States
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, India
Governor of the People’s Bank of China
Anchor, Bloomberg Television, London
President , Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde speak at the October 7 plenary session of the Annual Meetings in Washington DC.
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This session explores important questions from the debate on globalization and multilateralism, which include: What lessons have we learned from past attempts at global collective action? What strategies, innovations and guiding principles can help ensure sustainable success?
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Managing Director and WBG Chief Administrative Officer , World Bank Group
President, Oxfam America
Vice President, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Chief Economic Advisor to the Chancellor, Federal Chancellery of Germany
Chair, Cities Alliance; Former Secretary of State for International Development, UK
Founder and CEO, Rock Creek Group
At a time when other regions are looking inward, this event will highlight the way in which Latin America, and particularly Argentina and Pacific Alliance countries, are taking steps to better integrate with the rest of the world, to boost growth and tackle their development challenges.
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Minister of Treasury and Public Finances, Argentina
Minister of Economy and Finance, Peru
Undersecretary for Finance and Public Credit, Mexico
Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia
Minister of Finance, Chile
Newscaster, Lima, Peru
One-and-a-half billion people around the world can’t prove who they are. Without an ID, they face barriers doing everyday tasks such as opening a bank account, accessing social benefits, and getting health insurance. New technologies can help countries build robust and inclusive identification systems.
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Chief Economist, World Bank
CEO of the Unique identification Authority of India, (UIDAI)
Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF
Executive Vice President (Public-Private Partnerships), MasterCard
Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA
Join us as country leaders make commitments to reduce chronic malnutrition in children and expand access to early childhood development services by 2020 to ensure that children everywhere can thrive.
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Prime Minister, Cote d’Ivoire
Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development of Cameroon
Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation of Ethiopia
Minister of Finance and Budget, Madagascar
Minister for Finance and Planning, United Republic of Tanzania
Finance Secretary, Pakistan
Minister of Economy and Finance, Senegal