This conference will bring together leading figures in contemporary economics to do a major stocktaking of economics and also to look ahead at the challenge of global development.
Pandemics pose a serious recurrent threat to global health and economic security. Dr. Kim will discuss what additional investments in global health are essential to better protect the world from the spread of pandemics.
The 2016 Global Leadership Forum will bring about 200 partners, leaders and practitioners from government, private enterprise, academia, civil society, foundations, and other international development organizations working in areas of collaborative leadership.
This event will discuss global health initiatives on the occasion of World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s visit to Japan to attend the meetings at the G7 Ise-Shima Summit, chaired by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. The event will be in English with simultaneous Japanese translation.
Is Sustainable Development Goal #11 to "ensure access for all people to adequate, safe, and affordable housing" realistic and achievable? How can we make it happen? This year’s Global Housing Finance Conference explores ideas on how to get there by 2030.
This two-day event will bring together CEOs, industry leaders, policy makers, bankers, civil society, and media to discuss the role of the private sector in developing actions in response to climate change.
As the potential of tourism is realized, what actions are being taken by the public and private sectors to boost high-yield visitors? What role is sustainability playing in tourism development?
Former US Sen. Carl Levin will kick off discussions of how government-led investigations can lead to better tax rules and how developing countries can better cope with aggressive tax planning by multinational corporations.
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.
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.