How are countries using Development Policy Financing to advance important reforms? Improving the investment climate, strengthening public financial management, and diversifying an economy are just a few examples. Join us in a conversation to discuss these and other issues on this World Bank lending instrument.
Vice President, Operations Policy & Country Services, World Bank Group
Director, Operations Policy and Country Services, World Bank Group
Manager, Operations Policy and Country Services, World Bank Group
Civil Society Adviser, World Bank Group
The event will showcase the unique experience of selected Latin American and Caribbean countries as they move towards Universal Health Coverage.
Director, Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank
Director, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Advisor, Health Systems and Services Analysis, Pan American Health Organization
Senior Economist, Health Nutrition and Population, World Bank Group
Following a live Sesame Street performance, the panelists will discuss the importance of behavior change, particularly the role children can play as agents of change.
Today, across Europe and Central Asia, societies are aging, but people are not necessarily living longer. This demographic trend – caused by a decrease in fertility rates rather than improved longevity – presents both challenges and opportunities for governments, the private sector and individuals alike. Join us on 17 June to hear our distinguished panel share views on how current demographic trends will impact economic growth, fiscal balances, health and long-term care systems, pensions, social welfare and labor markets in countries across Europe and Central Asia.
Minister of Finance of Austria
Senior Economist, Pensions and Population Aging, OECD
Chief Economist, Europe & Central Asia, World Bank Group
(Moderator) Journalist, based in Vienna
Senior Director, Social Protection & Labor, World Bank
Senior Economist, Social Protection and Labor Global Practice, World Bank
Senior Economist, Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
Deputy Head, Economic Policy Division, Federal Ministry of Finance, Austria
Manager of Operations and Portfolio, World Bank, Vienna
Lead Economist, Europe and Central Asia
Deputy Director, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and Director of Demographic Analysis, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital
Join us as global health leaders and development partners endorse a common agenda to improve country measurement and accountability systems for health results through 2030.
Hans Rosling masterfully presents development data to tell stories about past and contemporary economic, social, and environmental changes in the world. Join us on June 8 as Professor Rosling discusses his new challenge in development factfulness and open data.
Rapid economic growth and development has historically required strong, healthy nation states. This lecture will discuss the benefits and limits of cross-border labor mobility in light of this dilemma.
Jim Yong Kim will outline the opportunities and challenges facing the economic development of Indonesia and East Asia, and how the World Bank Group can help end extreme poverty and share prosperity more widely in the region.
Latin America must modify its economic growth model. How can the region continue to grow when demand for commodities has declined? How can we take advantage of new ties with Asia to improve our skills?
Despite significant gains, sanitation remains one of the most off-track Millennium Development Goals globally. Chat with panelists on what it will take to achieve sanitation for all in Africa.
Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist, UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office
Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist, UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office
Coordinator, Sanitation and Water for All
Evaluation and Reporting Project Manager African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW)
Senior Specialist Water and Sanitation Program, Global Water Practice, World Bank Group
African Ministers’ Council for Water (AMCOW)
Program manager, WASH United, Africa
Programme Manager for Networking & Knowledge Management, WSSCC