Leaders from international organizations, policy-makers, & the private sector to present and discuss the potential of power-mining integration as a win-win for all stakeholders. They will also weigh in on challenges and risks of power-mining integration for the development of sustainable energy in Africa.
A lecture by World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim will connect ongoing efforts to stop the spread of infection in West Africa with longer-term efforts to improve public health systems.
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This event will examine how smart, connected urban mobility can improve quality of life in cities. The conference will address how the upcoming UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) impact urban transport, with an emphasis on data and technology, governance, and international financial flows.
Join us to discuss Joel Klein’s revealing and provocative memoir, where the former chancellor of New York City schools offers the behind-the-scenes story of the city’s dramatic campaign to improve public education and an inspiring blueprint for national reform.
Join us for a live Q&A on an upcoming report, Equality of Opportunity: A Fair Chance For Marginalized Roma. The objectives of this study are to consolidate existing knowledge on barriers to Roma inclusion, and promote awareness of good practices of social inclusion, with a view to informing European institutions and national governments.
Climate change and development are tightly interconnected. This event will discuss the ways development and greenhouse gas emissions interact and how different development patterns can lead to different environmental outcomes.
Ten years after a massive tsunami fanned across the Indian Ocean, a panel reflects on what was lost and what was learned from the experience of rebuilding Aceh back better.
More than 200 million children in developing countries under the age of 5 will not reach their development potential. The panel will discuss how to influence policy makers and scale up investments to ensure that children not only survive their early years, but also thrive during this period.
Join World Bank President Jim Yong Kim for an agenda-setting conversation about the economic policies, investments and coalitions that can deliver a transformative agreement on climate change at the UN Climate Conference a year from now in Paris.
As part of his work as United for Wildlife President, the Duke of Cambridge will join President, Jim Yong Kim to address more than 300 corruption experts, heads and senior members of anti-corruption and prosecuting agencies; and representatives of
international organizations from more than 120 countries.