World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will address the press during the World Bank’s 2015 Annual Meetings.
Join World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde as they engage with representatives from Global Civil Society Organizations in an interactive townhall event.
What does it take for a country to play in the major leagues of the global economy? A special event with the Government of Peru will discuss the challenges that lie ahead as Peru and many emerging markets set their sights on transitioning into higher income economies.
This discussion will address social and economic inclusion within Latin America and globally, the links between inequality and poverty, and the practical measures that can be taken to increase equality of opportunities and boost shared prosperity for all.
This WikiStage WBG Lima will explore the broad theme of “Social Inclusion.” This special event will be an inspirational sequence of talks, performance and films, which features presenters drawn from a range of disciplines and who are creative and original in their presentations.
Vice President, Democracy, Rights and Justice, Ford Foundation
Country Manager, Belcorp
Singer & Composer
Co-Founder, Medellin Poetry Festival
Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience, World Bank Group
Founding Director, Angeles D1 Vania Masías
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, The World Bank Group
President, World Enabled
Minister of Social Inclusion and Development, Peru
President, LHH-DBM Peru & LHH Chile
Chair of the Board, Transparency International
Declining commodity prices and slower growth in China are major forces behind the pronounced economic deceleration that Latin America and the Caribbean has been experiencing since 2012. This slowdown is hurting job creation, pushing unemployment up and real wages down.
Ambassador to the United States, Peru
Country Director for Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela, World Bank Group
President, Inter-American Dialogue
Chief Economist, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank Group
Communications Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank Group
Young people today are partners & stakeholders in efforts to foster dialogue & mobilize communities. Their participation is essential in order to end extreme poverty by 2030 & boost shared prosperity for the bottom 40% of populations.
Founder & President, Augmented Mankind
Vice President, Latin America the Caribbean, World Bank Group
Co-Secretary, Youth2Youth Steering Committee FY16, World Bank Group
Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues, State Department
Practice Manager, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank Group
Senior Manager, Global Policy and Advocacy, Global Poverty Project
A sweeping, definitive review of what works and what doesn’t in reducing inequality and boosting the incomes of the poorest in developing countries, drawing on evidence of a half-century of work by the World Bank Group.
Women in emerging economies have growing incomes and buying power. The financial risks they face are also growing. As a result, by 2030, the insurance industry is expected to earn more than $1 trillion from women alone—half of it in just 10 markets.
Executive Vice President and CEO, IFC
Head, Gender Secretariat, International Finance Corporation
Deputy CEO, AXA Group
CEO, General Insurance, AXA Asia
Vice President, Global Client Services, World Bank Group
Vice President, IFC Global Client Services, World Bank Group
Presenter, BBC World News
Growing evidence demonstrates that climatic conditions can have a profound impact on the functioning of modern human societies, but effects on economic activity appear inconsistent.