World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, President Ollanta Humala of Peru, and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde speak at the October 9 plenary session of the Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru.
Droughts, floods and rising temperatures are cutting crop yields, threatening food supply and pushing people deeper into poverty. With climate change affecting food production, how will we feed 9 billion people by 2050?
Chef, Astrid & Gastón, Peru
CEO, CF Global Holdings
Quinoa Farmer, Peru
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda
Senior Food Analyst, NBC
Newscaster, Lima, Peru
Empowering people to become masters of their own destinies is one of the most powerful development tools in the world. The panel brings together global leaders, CEOs & young entrepreneurs to discuss the role of entrepreneurship & youth in spurring development around the world.
The session will examine what governments and consumers demand from infrastructure investment, the conditions under which financing will be mobilized, and how to close the gap between the two.
Senior Investment Columnist, Financial Times
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group
Founding Partner, Chief Executive Officer, Meridiam Infrastructure
Minister of Economy and Finance, Cote d’Ivoire
Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation, Peru
Minister of Finance, Indonesia
Vice President, IFC Global Client Services, World Bank Group
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
Minister of Finance, Indonesia
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