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Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live series

Mission: #ItsPossible

Introducing Mission: #ItsPossible – our Facebook Live series with global development thought leaders during the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings, April 19 - 21. Watch LIVE as we discuss with influencers from around the world what it will take to #EndPoverty.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A conversation with Archbishop Bernadito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, about fighting poverty and inequality across the world.

Date: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Time: 11:30am ET

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A conversation with Stephen Kehoe, Head of Global Financial Inclusion at Visa Inc, on closing the persistent gender finance gap.

Date: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Time: 1:00pm ET

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A conversation (in Spanish) Renzo Peña, Co-fundador y Vice Presidente, DB Perú, on developing effective interventions to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women and girls.

Date: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Time: 4:30pm ET

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A conversation with Dr. Jenevieve Mannell, Investigdora principal, Intituto de Salud Global, University College, Londres (UCL) and Renzo Peña, Co-fundador y Vice Presidente, DB Perú, on innovations to prevent gender-based violence.

Date: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Time: 5:15pm ET

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A conversation with Kees Aarts, Founder and CEO of Protix, on enabling people to get nutrition without depleting the planet.

Date: Wednesday, April 19h, 2017
Time: 9:30am ET

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A conversation with Axel Van Trotsenberg, Vice President of Development Finance (DFi), World Bank, about financing for development.

Date: Wednesday, April 19h, 2017
Time: 10:45am ET

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A conversation with Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer, World Bank, about gender equality and access to finance for women.

Date: Wednesday, April 19h, 2017
Time: 12:15pm ET

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A conversation with Nataliey Bitature, Founder, Musana Carts, and Jehiel Oliver, Founder and CEO, Hello Tractor, about fixing the food and agriculture system while creating the jobs and business opportunities of tomorrow.

Date: Wednesday, April 19h, 2017
Time: 1:15pm ET

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A conversation with David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World, about fighting poverty and ending hunger.

Date: Wednesday, April 19h, 2017
Time: 2:15pm ET

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

A conversation (in French) with Marie Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Canada, about gender equality and global health.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 8:30am ET

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A conversation (in Spanish) with Luis Caputo, Minister of Finance, Argentina, on finance and global economics.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 10:00am ET

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A conversation with Matt Damon and Gary White, Co-Founders, Water.org, on why providing safe water to everyone in the world is important to development.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 12:15pm ET

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A conversation with Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of Australia, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education, on the future of education.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 1:00pm ET

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A conversation (in Spanish) with Paola Tapia, Minister of Transportation and Communications, Chile, about the role of infrastructure and communications in development.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 2:30pm ET

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A conversation with Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO, IKEA Switzerland and co-chair of the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment, on accelerating the women’s economic empowerment agenda.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 3:30pm ET

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A conversation (in Arabic) with Imad Fakhoury, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation of Jordan.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 4:30pm ET

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Friday, April 21, 2017

A conversation with Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia, about social inclusion.

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 9:10am ET
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A conversation with Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Singer, Humanitarian, Founder of Princess of Africa Foundation, about importance of nutrition for women and youth.

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 11:00am ET

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A conversation with Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group, on boosting women's economic empowerment.

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 12:30pm ET

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A conversation with Christiana Figueres, Mission2020 Convenor and World Bank Climate Leader, on why it is important that countries and people commit to stop climate change.

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 2:15pm ET

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A conversation with Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, on the Sustainable Development Goals and what it will take to achieve them.

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 4:30pm ET

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A conversation with Shanta Devarajan, Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group, about economic growth in the Middle East.

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 5:00pm ET

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

A conversation with Philippe le Houérou, Executive Vice President and CEO of International Finance Corporation, on private sector development.

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 9:30am ET

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A conversation with Victor Hugo Orozco, Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank, about how #itspossible that soap operas and other mass media can change behavior and end poverty.

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 10:15am ET

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A conversation (in French) with Michel Sapin, Minister for the Economy and Finance, France, about the importance of converging efforts to better respond to climate challenges.

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 11:00am ET

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A conversation (in Spanish) with Jose Abbo, Chairman, Panama's Sovereign Wealth Fund, on why taxes are critical for economic growth.

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 2:00pm ET

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A conversation with Elhadj Sy, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, about disaster preparedness and building resilience to shocks.

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 3:00pm ET

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