With almost half of the world’s poor expected to live in countries affected by fragility, conflict and violence (FCV) by 2030, addressing this challenge is critical for achievement of the Global Goals (SDGs), and a priority for the World Bank Group (WBG) to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity.
How do the estimated 500 million smallholder households worldwide manage their money & what kind of financial services would better serve this important group? Join us to discuss opportunities to design & improve financial solutions for smallholder households.
Senior Associate, Bankable Frontier Associates
Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP
Head of Agriculture and Rural Finance, Financial Sector Deepening Trust Tanzania
Managing Director, Bankable Frontier Associates
Managing Partner, ICC Mozambique
Deputy Director, State Bank of Pakistan
This event will pose the question: How do we get health services to the right people, in the right places, in the right way, and at the right time?
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Rep. for Global Health Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State
Vice President for Programs and Director for Global Health Policy, Center for Global Development
Professor, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco
Director of Health Systems Governance and Financing, World Health Organisation
Global Lead for Decision and Delivery Science, Health Nutrition and Population Global Practice, World Bank Group
Join us for a round table discussion on how citizens can help drive the accountable implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
World Bank Group Senior Vice President for the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations, and Partnerships.
Director, Economic and Social Analysis Unit, Vice Ministry of Economic Planning and Development Dominican Republic
Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions
Joint Secretary, Local Government Division, Bangladesh
Chair of Board of the Trustees of the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in the Arab World (ANSA-AW)
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland
Special Advisor to the Chairman, George Soros Open Society Foundations
Advisor to the UK Executive Director, World Bank
Deputy Director, Debt and Aid Division, Ministry of Finance, Malawi
A growing economy, a bigger middle class and less poverty. Three statements which aren’t necessarily associated with a country which has witnessed 50 years of armed conflict. However, Colombia is all this and more: the hopes for the country’s well-being are even higher in a post-conflict era.
The internet profoundly affects the lives of billions of people. The 2016 World Development Report will examine how it can be a force for development, especially for the poor in developing countries.
The Open Learning Campus is an online destination for development learning that will build the leadership and technical capabilities of all development stakeholders—partners, practitioners, policy makers, staff and the public.
Tourism is a powerful tool for reducing poverty, boosting economic growth, building social progress and ensuring peace. How can the World Bank Group, country clients and business leaders work together to ensure that tourism contributes to the World Bank Group’s twin goals?
State Secretary for Tourism, Uttar Pradesh, India
Minister of Tourism, Costa Rica
Director, Strategy & Operations, Sustainable Development Vice Presidency, WBG
Deputy Minister of Economy & Sustainable Development, Georgia
Senior Director, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice
Executive Vice President, National Geographic Society
Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
U.S. Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
Vice-Minister for Tourism, Colombia
Council of Development and Reconstruction, Lebanon
Secretary of Tourism, Philippines
Anchor and Correspondent, CNN
President & CEO, Hilton Worldwide
Head of Destination Marketing, Americas, TripAdvisor
There are many solutions to address climate change, but they need financing. Green bonds is one of the financing options available to support climate and environmental investments. Join our live chat to learn more and ask your questions about the potential of the green bond market.
One-third of women worldwide --equivalent to the population of Africa-- have or will experience intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime. Ending violence against women and girls is actually everybody's business; it affects us all and all members of society can and should contribute to reach this goal.