The event aims to raise awareness of the need to scale up financing in areas affected by conflict and fragility and examine the role of partnerships in attracting transformational investments.
Economics Correspondent, RTE News
Chief, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
Director General, Irish Institute of European Affairs
Vice President, Global Client Services, World Bank Group
Vice President, Development Finance, World Bank Group
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Mountain Hazelnuts Group
Governor, Central Bank of Sierra Leone
On May 17, the World Bank Group will observe the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The goal of IDAHOT is to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally.
Director General, Department of Civil and Economic Laws, Ministry of Justice, Vietnam
Team Leader, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP
PhD, Head of the Negotiating Team for the Accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Vice President of Costa Rica
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
Co-Director, World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law
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
Senior Director, Governance Global Practice, 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