Tune in for a lively debate with policymakers, researchers, business people and civil society members to discuss the way forward in addressing unemployment problems in the Middle East & North Africa.
Globalization Editor, the Economist
Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
Vice President of Middle East and North Africa region, World Bank Group
Chief Executive Officer, Qordoba UAE
Senior Economist, World Bank Group
President, Tunisian Center for Monitoring and Business Intelligence
Minister of Planning & International Cooperation, Jordan
This event will examine how digital identity can help developing countries leapfrog to more efficient 21st century systems. It will also explore effective ways donors and development partners can assist countries in building these systems.
What will it take to double the current share of renewables in the global energy mix? Tune in for a discussion on what governments, business and development partners need to do to shift the needle on renewables while balancing environmental and equity issues.
US Industry and Energy Editor, Financial Times
Finance Minister, Nepal
Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition, Mexico
Global Managing Director for Water, The Nature Conservancy
President, The World Water Council
Chairman & CEO, SPCG Public Company Limited, Thailand
Founder, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Global Head, IFC InfraVentures
How will we feed 9 billion people by 2050, in the face of environmental challenges? Hear from a high-level expert panel on how a move toward climate-smart agriculture, more integrated landscapes and seascapes, and more sustainable supply chains can help ensure food for the future.
Parliamentary State Secretary, Germany
Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria
President, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
President, Bread for the World
Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars, Incorporated
Research Director, Transportation and Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This event will engage high-level representatives of Ministries, the United Nations, the private sector, bilateral agencies, foundations, CSOs, and other development partners to explore how to facilitate an effective launch of the post-2015 agenda.
Special Envoy for the President, World Bank Group
Chair, Transparency International
President, Global Policy, Advocacy, and Country Programs, Gates Foundation
Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Republic of Uganda
Director of Institutional Strategy, EIB
Chief Operations Officer, SME Finance Forum, IFC
Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN
Special Adviser of the UNSG on Post-2015 Development Planning
Executive Director, Angola, Nigeria & South Africa, World Bank Group
President, European Investment Bank
Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF
State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
President, African Development Bank
Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF
President, Inter-American Development Bank
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, The Netherlands
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim reports on the Bank Group's progress and plans for next year during the October 10 plenary session of the Annual Meetings in Washington DC.
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
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
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