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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This event will bring together business leaders, policy makers from developing and developed countries and partner institutions to share their success stories of pro-competition reforms and the data and tools available to governments as they seek to create more open market economies.
Digital technologies are transforming how firms conduct business, workers perform jobs, and citizens interact with governments. Panelists from government, business and civil society will discuss how East Asia Pacific countries can take advantage of the opportunities – and offset the risks – of the digital economy.
Fragility and conflict across the world have displaced millions in search of safety, with a significant impact on both origin and host countries. This event convenes partners to share their perspectives and move towards a global consensus for a comprehensive and sustained response to forced displacement.
Of the more than 2.5 billion people living in the world’s poorest countries, nearly a quarter live in areas marked by conflict or other significant upheaval. Panelists from the private and public sectors will discuss how to spur investment in order to create jobs, generate revenue, and finance essential services.