U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry convenes a meeting on the Global Connect Initiative, which seeks to bring 1.5 billion people who lack Internet access online by 2020.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will address the press during the World Bank's 2015 Spring Meetings.
This event aims to move mental health from the margins to the mainstream of the global development agenda. The events to engage finance ministers, multilateral and bilateral organizations, the business community, technology innovators, and civil society will emphasize the urgent investments needed in mental health services.
Director-General, World Health Organization
Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, Singapore
Founder and CEO, Big White Wall
Professor of Medical Anthropology, Harvard Medical School
Minister of Finance, Canada
Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union Commission
U.S. Editor, The Economist
With 800 million people going to bed hungry every night, there’s no question that the world needs a sustainable food system that can feed every person, every day. But increasingly quality is just as important as quantity and better food must become a priority in many countries.
President, African Development Bank Group
Global Head, Sustainability, Brambles
Senior Food Analyst, NBC
Director, Program on Agriculture for Nutrition, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
Chairman, EAT Advisory Board and Executive Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Senior Director, Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank
Emerging markets and the developing world are at the center of the current slowdown in global growth. Listen to the World Bank's chief economists discuss this and related issues.
Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Europe & Central Asia, World Bank Group
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, South Asia, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, East Asia and Pacific, World Bank Group
Acting Chief Economist, Africa Region, World Bank Group
Advisor, Global Indicators Group, World Bank Group
United States First Lady Michelle Obama leads a call to action in support of educating and empowering adolescent girls at this special event with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and key policymakers from around the world.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will discuss today’s development challenges and his institution’s responses. This includes giving refugees more incentives to stay closer to home, helping countries choose renewable energy sources over fossil fuels, and finding incentives for the private sector to help countries respond to fast-moving pandemics.
Join us for a lively conversation on the challenges and opportunities for leveraging the global data revolution to guide the future of price statistics. We will discuss how technological advancements and new data sources can be used to improve price statistics.
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, The World Bank Group
President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director of International Economics, Georgetown University - Qatar
Director of Strategy and Operations for the Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank Group
Director, Development Data Group, The World Bank Group
Senior Statistical Researcher on Price Statistics, Statistics Netherlands
Index Methods, Analysis and Evaluation Branch Chief, Division of International Prices, U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics
Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, Premise
Senior Statistician and International Comparison Program Global Lead, The World Bank Group
How can we rethink the organization of affordable and accessible care for our families and businesses, knowing that solving this issue can contribute to retaining gender-diverse talent as well as increasing competitiveness and productivity?
This half-day event brings together a group of thought leaders to discuss challenges and opportunities related to gender, empowerment, peace and security in Africa.
UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict
Director of Africa External Communications and Partnerships, World Bank
Envoyée spéciale de la Commission de l'Union africaine pour les femmes, la paix et la sécurité
Vice President, Africa Region, World Bank Group
Assistant Administrator for Africa, USAID
Senior Director, Gender CCSA, World Bank Group
Director of Gender, African Union Commission
Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration
Manager of Communications for Africa External Communications and Partnerships, World Bank
Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Minister for Women, Family and Protection of Children, Cote d’Ivoire