How can a city become a place where people are healthy and prosperous, opportunities exist for the urban poor, and policies address crime and violence? Can new technologies make governments more accountable to citizens?
Secretary General, CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation
Vice President for Economic Opportunity and Assets, Ford Foundation
Founder and President, I Watch
Director of Urban Development and Accessibility, World Resources Institute
Mayor of Surabaya, Indonesia
Join us for a panel to discuss how the international community can achieve better results in the creation of more and better jobs, particularly for vulnerable workers such as women and youth.
Company Secretary, Associated British Foods
Governor, Central Bank of Tanzania
Governor, Central Bank of Bangladesh
Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Turkey
Senior Principal Specialist, Jobs, World Bank Group
How can economic growth benefit more people? Why and how should the public and private sectors work more closely together to create the conditions for inclusive growth? Join us for a live-streamed discussion on transforming economies to benefit the poor.
UK Secretary of State for International Development
Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank
President and Chief Executive Officer, Engro Corporation
Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Ethiopia
Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School
South Asia has often described as a land of extremes, with opulent palaces surrounded by unbelievable poverty. Is that still the case today? And if so, what should be done (and not done) about it?”
Vice President, South Asia, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, Africa, World Bank Group
Financial Times Bureau Chief for South Asia
Chief Economist, South Asia, World Bank Group
Senior Global Practice Director, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank Group
Governor, Bangladesh Bank
This event will launch the 2014 Policy Research Report: A Measured Approach to Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity, explaining the options for most accurately measuring progress on the World Bank Group’s twin goals.
Chief Economist, USAID
Director of Research, Development Research Group, World Bank Group
Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics, Tulane University
Professor of Economics & Intl. Affairs, George Washington University
Research Manager, Development Research Group, World Bank Group
Senior Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank Group
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will address the press during the World Bank’s 2014 Annual Meetings.
This event will focus on avenues African policymakers can pursue to increase economic growth for broad segments of their societies. Challenges to be discussed include rapid urbanization of the continent, and difficulties in generating new sources of growth.
Join leaders from the three West African countries most-affected by the Ebola crisis to discuss the critical issues, needs, and possible solutions to address the impacts of the crisis.
President of Guinea
President of Liberia
President of Sierra Leone
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Secretary-General, United Nations
President, African Development Bank
United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola
Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Join International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim as they engage with representatives from global Civil Society Organizations in an interactive town hall event.
The Global Monitoring Report details Millennium Development Goals progress, analyzes efforts to reduce poverty, improve schooling, reduce maternal and child mortality, and ensure safe water and sanitation.
Founder, Association for Women’s Total Advancement and Development, Egypt
Senior Director, Education, World Bank Group
Deputy Director, Strategy, Policy, & Review Department, IMF
Executive Director for Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, World Bank Group