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Partners' Roundtable on Investing in the Early Years: Identifying Synergies and Catalyzing Action

April 19, 2017 | 15:00 ET, 19:00 GMT

Investing in the early years not only transforms a child’s life, it can alter the trajectory of a nation’s growth and competitiveness. Thanks to a growing body of scientific evidence, we now understand that investments in the early years are critical to ensure in helping children achieve their full potential, and escape the cycle of poverty. The Partners’ Roundtable will convene leaders from key global agencies, civil society organizations, foundations, and the private sector who are also convinced that investing in the early years is essential in enabling households and countries to succeed in the 4th industrial revolution.

Speakers

Minister of Finance, Indonesia

Executive Director, UNICEF

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

President, World Bank Group