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Spring Meetings 2018: World Bank Group Events

April 17, 2018 to April 21, 2018

World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

View the calendar of events below!

Each Spring, the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hold Spring Meetings to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international economic development and finance.

World Bank Live brings these meetings straight to you wherever you are in the world! We will be live-streaming several events in English, Spanish, French and Arabic, so don’t forget to add them to your calendar and join the conversation!

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Spring Meetings 2018: World Bank Group Events Schedule

Tuesday April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-10 16:00 2018-04-10 17:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Rich and Poor: Opportunities and Challenges in an Age of Disruption Rich and Poor: Opportunities and Challenges in an Age of Disruption http://live.worldbank.org/opportunities-and-challenges-in-an-age-of-disruption Live Online The World bank [email protected]

Tuesday April 17, 2018

Photo: Equal Playing Field.
April 17, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-17 16:00 2018-04-17 17:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Development Marketplace 2018: Innovations in Addressing Gender-Based Violence Development Marketplace 2018: Innovations in Addressing Gender-Based Violence http://live.worldbank.org/development-marketplace-2018 Live Online The World bank [email protected]

Wednesday April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-18 10:00 2018-04-18 11:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Roundtable on State Fragility and Development Roundtable on State Fragility and Development http://live.worldbank.org/roundtable-state-fragility-and-development Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 18, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-18 11:00 2018-04-18 12:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Frontiers in Anticorruption: Strengthening Prevention, Tackling Impunity, and Changing Perceptions Frontiers in Anticorruption: Strengthening Prevention, Tackling Impunity, and Changing Perceptions http://live.worldbank.org/frontiers-anti-corruption-strengthening-prevention Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 18, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-18 13:00 2018-04-18 14:15 America/New_York World Bank Live - Creating Markets for Climate Business: Mobilizing Private Sector Solutions Creating Markets for Climate Business: Mobilizing Private Sector Solutions http://live.worldbank.org/creating-markets-climate-business Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 18, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-18 16:00 2018-04-18 17:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Securing the Foundation for Human Capital: A Global Priority #InvestInPeople Securing the Foundation for Human Capital: A Global Priority #InvestInPeople http://live.worldbank.org/securing-the-foundation-for-human-capital Live Online The World bank [email protected]

Thursday April 19, 2018

April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 09:30 2018-04-19 10:15 America/New_York World Bank Live - 2018 Spring Meetings Opening Press Conference: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim 2018 Spring Meetings Opening Press Conference: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim http://live.worldbank.org/opening-presser-2018 Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 10:00 2018-04-19 11:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Protecting Latin America and the Caribbean’s Future Against Climate Risks Protecting Latin America and the Caribbean’s Future Against Climate Risks http://live.worldbank.org/latin-america-and-caribbean-future-against-climate-risks Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 11:00 2018-04-19 12:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - Digital Economy for Africa Digital Economy for Africa http://live.worldbank.org/digital-economy-africa Live Online The World bank [email protected]
Stephan Gladieu / World Bank
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 11:00 2018-04-19 12:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Empowering Women for Peace Empowering Women for Peace http://live.worldbank.org/empowering-women-for-peace Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 14:00 2018-04-19 15:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Market Forces at Work: Institutional Investors and a Sustainable World Market Forces at Work: Institutional Investors and a Sustainable World http://live.worldbank.org/market-forces-work Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 14:30 2018-04-19 16:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - The SDGs and Big Data The SDGs and Big Data http://live.worldbank.org/sdgs-and-big-data Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 15:00 2018-04-19 16:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - Building a Climate-Resilient South Asia Building a Climate-Resilient South Asia http://live.worldbank.org/building-climate-resilient-south-asia Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 16:00 2018-04-19 17:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Disrupting the Gender Divide—The Power of Online Platforms Disrupting the Gender Divide—The Power of Online Platforms http://live.worldbank.org/disrupting-gender-divide Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 19, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-19 16:30 2018-04-19 17:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - Thirty Years of MIGA Thirty Years of MIGA http://live.worldbank.org/thirty-years-miga Live Online The World bank [email protected]

Friday April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-20 09:30 2018-04-20 11:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Debt and Growth: A Balancing Act? Debt and Growth: A Balancing Act? http://live.worldbank.org/debt-and-growth Live Online The World bank [email protected]
Brad Roberts, IFC
April 20, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-20 10:00 2018-04-20 11:15 America/New_York World Bank Live - Better Life Farming – Unlocking the Potential of Smallholder Farmers to Reach Sustainable Development Goals Better Life Farming – Unlocking the Potential of Smallholder Farmers to Reach Sustainable Development Goals http://live.worldbank.org/better-life-farming Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 20, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-20 11:00 2018-04-20 12:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - Moving from Financial Access to Inclusion: Leveraging the Power of Technology Moving from Financial Access to Inclusion: Leveraging the Power of Technology http://live.worldbank.org/moving-from-financial-access-to-inclusion Live Online The World bank [email protected]
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April 20, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-20 14:30 2018-04-20 15:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - The Security-Development Nexus The Security-Development Nexus http://live.worldbank.org/security-development-nexus Live Online The World bank [email protected]
Chhor Sokunthea / World Bank
April 20, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-20 16:00 2018-04-20 17:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - Towards Universal Health Coverage: Tackling the Health Financing Crisis to End Poverty Towards Universal Health Coverage: Tackling the Health Financing Crisis to End Poverty http://live.worldbank.org/towards-universal-health-coverage Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 20, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-20 17:00 2018-04-20 18:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - Resilience Dialogue | The Future of Resilience: Banking on Cities Resilience Dialogue | The Future of Resilience: Banking on Cities http://live.worldbank.org/future-of-resilience Live Online The World bank [email protected]

Saturday April 21, 2018

Arne Hoel / World Bank, Bangladesh
April 21, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-21 10:00 2018-04-21 11:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - Building Human Capital: A Project for the World #InvestInPeople Building Human Capital: A Project for the World #InvestInPeople http://live.worldbank.org/building-human-capital Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 21, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-21 11:00 2018-04-21 12:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - The State of the Africa Region: Leveraging Innovation to Transform Agriculture and Energy The State of the Africa Region: Leveraging Innovation to Transform Agriculture and Energy http://live.worldbank.org/state-of-the-africa-2018 Live Online The World bank [email protected]
April 21, 2018
Add to Calendar 2018-04-21 12:30 2018-04-21 13:30 America/New_York World Bank Live - Financing the Future of Food: Maximizing Finance for Development in Agricultural Value Chains Financing the Future of Food: Maximizing Finance for Development in Agricultural Value Chains http://live.worldbank.org/financing-the-future-of-food Live Online The World bank [email protected]