The event will bring together policymakers and experts from around the world to share insights on how to support small and medium enterprises and promote entrepreneurship as a key driver of local growth and innovation.
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The State of the Africa Region seminar provides an opportunity to reflect on the main trends shaping the economic development of the region. The seminar will discuss key challenges and opportunities facing Africa in an increasingly turbulent global economic environment.
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In a world of growing global risks, over 80 % of humanitarian needs are in conflict-affected situations, and poverty is increasingly concentrated in these areas. There is consensus that the global community needs to focus on prevention rather than crisis response.
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The high-level flagship event "One Year of the Sustainable Development Goals" brings together global leaders to highlight country actions on the Sustainable Development Goals. This is a key moment to build on this momentum and share country experiences in this ambitious and critical endeavor.
This flagship event focuses on catalyzing, mobilizing and crowding-in private finance to support the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the WBG’s Twin Goals.
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Hear directly from policymakers – and from other financiers of trade and integration programs like the World Bank – on how connectivity can improve the flow of goods, people, data and capital across East Asia.
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Jobs are critical to building stability in fragile states, and the private sector plays a key role in providing opportunities. However, fragility poses many challenges to private sector job creation. The event will examine these challenges when creating new initiatives in advancing jobs in fragile and conflict-affected settings.
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Financial inclusion has emerged as a critical development challenge. Join us LIVE to hear about emerging countries’ innovative approaches toward financial inclusion and learn how countries can manage de-risking.
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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde speak at the October 7 plenary session of the Annual Meetings in Washington DC.
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This session explores important questions from the debate on globalization and multilateralism, which include: What lessons have we learned from past attempts at global collective action? What strategies, innovations and guiding principles can help ensure sustainable success?
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