Join us for the launch of the Commission’s interim report and a discussion on its provisional recommendations, featuring some the world’s well-known experts on poverty.
Salman "Sal" Khan will talk about how he founded the not-for-profit Khan Academy and how the organization is educating millions of people worldwide. Sal will also share his thoughts on what education reimagined could look like and how his dream of "providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere" could become a reality.
The ABCDE conference aims to promote the exchange of cutting-edge research among researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners. The theme of this year's conference will be “Data and Development.”
Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
Director of A- Cooperation, European Statistical System, Eurostat
Director, Development Data Group, The World Bank Group
Professor of Public Policy and Economics NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Managing Director, Financial Access Initiative
Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT
Professor of Economics and a Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan
The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career in the World Bank Group. On June 16th, representatives from Human Resources as well as Young Professionals in the program will take your questions live.
Program Coordinator, Youth Programs, World Bank Group
Program Manager, Youth Programs, World Bank Group
Young Professional, Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank Group
Young Professional, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank Group
Young Professional, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice, World Bank Group
Young Professional, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank Group
The Global Youth Forum 2016 aims to move the youth agenda forward by building a sustainable Global Partnership for Youth in Development, comprising entrepreneurs, business leaders, policymakers, and civil society organizations who understand that young people are central to the development process.
Program Officer Global Partnership for Youth in Development, World Bank Group
Head, Secretariat of the Consultative Council on Improvement of Investment Climate under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Global Product Partnerships - Free Basics, Facebook
COO, Bamyan Media and Managing Director, El Mashroua
Writer and TED Speaker
On June 9th, the Financial Times and IFC will host a major gathering of thought leaders in London ahead of the annual dinner honoring the winners of the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards – global innovators whose capital, technology and ideas are helping solve the world’s most acute development challenges.
This conference will bring together leading figures in contemporary economics to do a major stocktaking of economics and also to look ahead at the challenge of global development.
Nobel-Laureate Economist and Stanford Professor
Nobel-Laureate Economist and Harvard Professor
Chair, Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics
Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, MIT & Founder and Director, J-PAL
Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements
Professor of Economics, Columbia University
Nobel Memorial Prize Winner for Economic Sciences and Professor at Columbia University
Robert Walmsley University Professor, Harvard University
Professor, Stockholm School of Economics
Pandemics pose a serious recurrent threat to global health and economic security. Dr. Kim will discuss what additional investments in global health are essential to better protect the world from the spread of pandemics.
The 2016 Global Leadership Forum will bring about 200 partners, leaders and practitioners from government, private enterprise, academia, civil society, foundations, and other international development organizations working in areas of collaborative leadership.
Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions
Vice President, Operational Policy and Country Services, The World Bank Group
Founder, Harvard Center for Public Leadership
Manager of Leadership, Learning & Innovation, Country Client Services, World Bank Group
Director, FSI Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law
Chief of Staff of the Office of the President, The World Bank Group
Professor, Georgetown University
Senior Director, Public-Private Partnerships Group, World Bank Group
Director, Innovation & Strategy, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Principal, Networking Action: Organizing for the 21st Century
Director of the Developmental Leadership Program, University of Birmingham (UK)
Co-Chair, Effective Institution Platform Project
Minister for Population, Republic of Niger
Vice-President, Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions
General Secretary, Ministry of National Education, Republic of Madagascar
Senior Leadership Development Specialist, World Bank Group
Head, Global Leadership Academy, GIZ
Professor, Claremont Graduate University
Global Faculty Director, General Electric Company
This event will discuss global health initiatives on the occasion of World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s visit to Japan to attend the meetings at the G7 Ise-Shima Summit, chaired by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. The event will be in English with simultaneous Japanese translation.