2021 Annual Meetings Opening Press Conference

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2021 Annual Meetings Opening Press Conference

00:00 Welcome to the 2021 Annual Meetings press conference
00:52 Opening remarks by WBG President David Malpass
08:41 Public spending in Mexico
11:28 Climate finance provided to developing countries
14:25 Support to Sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana
17:31 The role of young people in global climate action
20:07 Support to the Middle East and North Africa, including Egypt
24:30 India's economy and COVID-19 impact
27:20 Measures to save companies in difficulty
30:41 Lessons learned from this health and social crisis
34:22 Support from the World Bank Group to low-income countries
40:00 Thanks! Closure of the press conference


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Tune in, ask questions, and share your views with participants from all over the world during the 2021 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Watch the World Bank Group public events:

Oct. 11: Growth in a Time of Crisis
Oct. 12: Civil Society Townhall
Oct. 12: Ending the Pandemic
Oct. 13: Opening Press Conference
Oct. 14: Making Climate Action Count
Oct. 15: Trade to the Rescue