"Trade can be a powerful catalyst for growth"

Watch World Bank President David Malpass, WTO Director General Ngozi Onkonjo-Iweala and others discuss the importance of investments for improving logistics and expanding trade finance to strengthen the contribution of trade to economic recovery.

Making Climate Action Count

Two weeks ahead of a pivotal meeting on climate change (COP26), this event brought together global leaders, prominent climate advocates and climate champions from several countries to discuss what the world needs to do to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. 

2021 Annual Meetings Opening Press Conference

President David Malpass addressed the press and provide updates on the World Bank Group’s efforts to help countries acquire and deploy vaccines and also talked about assisting countries to build a green, resilient, and inclusive recovery.

An end to the pandemic? A powerful case for equitable access to vaccines

Watch the replay of global leaders and other experts making a powerful case for more equitable access to vaccines for developing countries and emphasizing the importance of strong health systems in successful vaccine deployment and better pandemic preparedness.

Civil Society Townhall with President Malpass

On October 12th, World Bank Group President David Malpass discussed the World Bank’s efforts to protect human capital, address countries’ excessive debt burdens, and facilitate an inclusive, resilient recovery from COVID-19.

Growth in a time of crisis: Inclusive growth for an inclusive recovery

Join David Malpass, Carmen Reinhart, Felix Mlusu, Maya Chorengel and others as they tackle some of the most difficult questions facing the world’s growth agenda today – including how countries can build back better, invest in people, and introduce policies to support inclusive growth.

Development in a Time of Upheaval

Ahead of the World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings, World Bank Group President David Malpass spoke about some of the major challenges and opportunities to building a resilient and inclusive recovery for all.

2021 WBG-IMF Virtual Annual Meetings

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