Financial inclusion will be key to the post-2015 sustainable development goals. Tune in to hear experts on what it will take to make the goal of universal financial access happen by 2020!
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Latin America managed to successfully weather the global financial crisis that wreaked havoc in developed countries. Nevertheless, the impact of the crisis, although reduced, is already affecting the economies of the region.
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Join a panel of global experts, as they discuss how to build infrastructure, boost employment and improve the quality of life, housing, education and health services for the growing numbers of Africa’s city dwellers.
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As law enforcement agencies continue to crack-down on international tax evaders to promote transparency in the global financial system; a lot more needs to be done to ensure that financing for development efforts are not impacted.
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The World Bank, along with numerous governments, industry, and development partners, is launching a global Initiative aimed at accelerating the elimination of routine flaring at oil production sites around the world.
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WBG President Jim Yong Kim chairs this high-level roundtable at which the heads of state of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will present their Ebola recovery plans to finance and development ministers and international partners.
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Water security is emerging as the number one global risk in terms of development impact. An expert panel will share their experiences and solutions for addressing water scarcity challenges with a view of the social, economic, and political implications.
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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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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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African economies are experiencing a range of unprecedented challenges to their growth, competitiveness and opportunities for investment.
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