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.
Join Dr. Jim Yong Kim and Professor Michael Porter for an examination of the global context for private sector engagement in helping achieve development outcomes through shared value.
For very different reasons, Greece and Iceland had major financial crises in the past ten years. The contrasts in origins of the crises, and in reform measures taken, provide important lessons for future crisis stricken countries and for the international community.
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.