Join Dr. Jim Yong Kim and Professor Michael Porter for an examination of the global context for private sector engagement in helping achieve development outcomes through shared value.
For very different reasons, Greece and Iceland had major financial crises in the past ten years. The contrasts in origins of the crises, and in reform measures taken, provide important lessons for future crisis stricken countries and for the international community.
It is estimated that by 2040, Africa will have a larger workforce than China or India, requiring targeted enterprise growth in areas that can enhance food supply, healthcare services, and educational solutions including Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Lead Private Sector Development Specialist, Diaspora, MSMEs and Technology Services, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
Director, Office of Private Capital and Microenterprise, USAID
Director General of Trade and Development, Global Affairs Canada
President, U.S – Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce
Chief Economist, Africa, World Bank Group
Founder & Chair, Believe In Africa
President/CEO & Founder, Afrique Expansion
Director, AFIG Funds
Founder & CEO, Greenhouse Ventures
Managing Director, Tesla Energy Solutions
Government representatives, Harvard academics, and other experts will meet in Montevideo, Uruguay, on April 28-29 to discuss the most efficient measures to increase government transparency and respond to the public’s demands for more effective accountability in the public sector in Latin America.
Vice President, Latin America the Caribbean, World Bank Group
Uruguayan Minister of Economy and Finance
Paraguayan Minister of Finance
Minister of Treasury and Public Finances, Argentina
Lead Economist and Regional Poverty Advisor, Europe and Central Asia
President of the Central Bank of Uruguay
Human Development Sector Director, World Bank Group
Professor of Economics at the University of Chile
Vice Minister of Economy and Finance, Uruguay
Director of Strategy and Operations for the Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank Group
Centennial Professor of Political Science and Professor of Sociology at Vanderbilt University
Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD Secretariat
Senior Fellow and Director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue
President of the Federal Court of Accounts of Brazil (TCU)
Senior Advisor for Strategy and Organizational Development of the Organization of American States (OAS)
Join a conversation with top development and finance leaders on the trends that are reshaping the development landscape and a vision for delivering a world free of extreme poverty where there is opportunity for all.
Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
UK Secretary of State for International Development
Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Business Correspondent, BBC News (Moderator)
Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Ghana
What are the main trends shaping the economic development of Africa today? This seminar will discuss key challenges facing Africa amid a weak and volatile global economic environment, including the implications of the region’s continuing dependence on oil and other commodities.
Vice President, Africa Region, World Bank Group
Manager of Communications for Africa External Communications and Partnerships, World Bank
Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development, Cameroon
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda
The Global Infrastructure Forum 2016 is jointly organized, in close partnership with the United Nations, by key development partners in infrastructure and the multilateral development banks. It will highlight opportunities for investment and cooperation that are environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable.
Secretary-General, United Nations
President, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
President, Asian Development Bank
President, African Development Bank Group
President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
President, European Investment Bank
President, Inter-American Development Bank
President. Islamic Development Bank
President, New Development Bank
United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United Nations
Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia
Executive Vice President and CEO, International Finance Corporation
Minister of Finance, the People’s Republic of China, and Chair of 2016 G20 FMCBG Meeting
International Broadcaster and Chair of the Royal African Society
Join ministers from resource rich as well as importing countries and others as they discuss the challenges and opportunities to promote inclusive growth under a low interest rate and commodity prices scenario.
Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Bolivia
Former Minister of Finance, Ukraine
Finance Secretary, Pakistan
Minister of Finance, Republic of Angola
Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions
Senior Investment Columnist, Financial Times
This event will bring together business leaders, policy makers from developing and developed countries and partner institutions to share their success stories of pro-competition reforms and the data and tools available to governments as they seek to create more open market economies.
Minister of Economy and Finance, Peru
Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Director General, Competition Authority of Kenya; Board Member, COMESA Competition Commission
Deputy Executive Secretary, Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, Brazil
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group
Minister of International Cooperation, Egypt
Digital technologies are transforming how firms conduct business, workers perform jobs, and citizens interact with governments. Panelists from government, business and civil society will discuss how East Asia Pacific countries can take advantage of the opportunities – and offset the risks – of the digital economy.
Founder and CEO, VIPKID
Editor-in-chief and President, Quartz
Vice-Minister of Finance, Timor-Leste
Vice President, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank
Vice President, External Affairs, Huawei Technologies