World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will address the press during the World Bank’s 2016 Annual Meetings.
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Join World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde as they engage with representatives from Global Civil Society Organizations in an interactive townhall event.
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The event will provide unique perspectives on the major challenges and opportunities of developing a global pipeline of bankable infrastructure projects in emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs).
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Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group
Minister of Finance, Nigeria
Citigroup, Managing Director, Head of Global Structured Debt
Minister of Finance, Canada
Executive Vice-President, Infrastructure, and President and Chief Executive Officer, CDPQ Infra
MSNBC anchor and co-anchor of Weekend TODAY on NBC
Urgent action is needed to mobilize, redirect and unlock trillions of dollars of private resources to ensure global growth and shared prosperity. IFC’s 60 years of experience has demonstrated the private sector’s ability to create innovative, commercially viable solutions that deliver development impact.
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CEO and CIO, Cartica Management, LLC
Founder and CEO, Rock Creek Group
Group Chief Investment Officer, Allianz
Vice President and Treasurer, IFC
Executive Vice President and CEO, International Finance Corporation
President & CEO, Africa, GE Transportation
Anchor, CNBC Africa
Chief Credit Officer, AXA Group
CEO, IFC Asset Management Company
How can growth in Latin America be reactivated? How can the most vulnerable be protected? How can governments make important investments in infrastructure and productivity in the face of global economic slowdown?
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Join a one-on-one conversation with WBG President Jim Kim and the Bank’s new Chief Economist Paul Romer as they discuss challenges in global development and the links between economic growth, poverty, and inequality.
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With global economic growth expected to slow in the years to come, it will be ever more important for countries to make a concerted effort to reach the least well-off with policies and programs that can help them move upward.
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Executive Director of Oxfam International
Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions
Executive Director, INEC Ecuador
Minister of Finance, Indonesia
Senior Adviser, Development Research Group, World Bank
BBC Americas Bureau Chief
Tune in for a conversation with World Bank President Jim Kim at Brookings Institution where he will set out his vision for ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity.
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To deliver on the Paris Agreement on climate change reached in December 2015, the world needs action and investment on an unprecedented scale. Getting there requires innovation – in technology, policy, entrepreneurship and financing.
Delegate Minister in Charge of Environment, Morocco and COP22 Host
Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada
Vice President, Sustainable Development, World Bank
CEO, Royal DSM
Deputy Secretary of Planning and Environmental Policy, Mexico
Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, Canada
Vice President, Sustainability, Mahindra & Mahindra
President, CDP North America
John Roome, Senior Director, Climate Change, World Bank
Vice President, Global Client Services, IFC
Group President and Managing Director, Climate Strategy & Responsible Banking, Yes Bank, India
Head of Fixed Income Climate Solutions, BlackRock
Managing Director, Head of Environmental Markets, Goldman, Sachs & Co
Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center
Principal, Impact Financing, Lumos
Global Head of Strategy, Marketing and Alliances, Philips Lighting
Editor, Climate Home
Minister of Environment, Energy and the Sea, in charge of International Relations on Climate, President of CoP 21, France
New digital technologies are making it cheaper and easier than ever before to extend access to financial services to the 2 billion adults worldwide who are still excluded from the formal financial sector. Digital technologies are key to achieving financial inclusion.
Country Manager for Malaysia, World Bank
Director, Finance and Markets Global Practice, World Bank Group
Former Governor, Central Bank of Kenya
Head, Products, Southeast Asia, Visa
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Digital, Western Union
Deputy Head of Global Government Relations & Head of Asia Pacific Government Relations, PayPal
Chief Executive Officer, Crowdo
Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Bank Malaysia