The Global Monitoring Report details Millennium Development Goals progress, analyzes efforts to reduce poverty, improve schooling, reduce maternal and child mortality, and ensure safe water and sanitation.
How can governments capture and channel revenues from resource wealth into smart investments? Join a discussion on channeling revenues from extractive industries—oil, gas and mining—to end poverty through diversified growth and development.
Securing good jobs for youth is a global priority. Tune in for a global initiative that addresses the pervasive challenge of youth employment and underemployment.
More than 1 billion people still live in poverty and the gap between ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ is growing in many developing nations. Join Chinese talk show host Yang Lan for a conversation on the issue with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu.
What can Latin American countries do to reduce inequalities and increase opportunities for the most vulnerable citizens? How can these countries promote economic growth that guarantees universal access to quality public services?
Tune in for the plenary sessions of the second annual Youth Summit. This year's event will focus on increased youth engagement in issues relating to government transparency, accountability, and collaborative governance.
International food prices just hit a four-year low… so why should we worry about a food price crisis? Join José Cuesta, author of the Food Price Watch report, for a truly global chat on why now is the ideal moment to prepare for the next food price crisis.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will speak at Howard University on Oct. 1 about how the Bank and other institutions can help boost shared prosperity and reduce inequality around the world.
This event is an opportunity to discuss the state of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) research in Africa and the challenges governments face in providing young people with a STEM education.
This event invites Professor Jeffrey Sachs to share his views on lessons from the MDGs and how they could help countries be better prepared to face the implementation challenges for the SDGs early on.