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Growth and Stability During Crises - Live from University of Niamey

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In his speech, “Growth and Stability During Crises,” World Bank Group President David Malpass discussed the challenges facing development policy, including the need for macroeconomic stability, the importance of private capital to international integration, and the increasing need to support global public goods. President Malpass emphasized the role of education in supporting growth and creating pathways out of fragility and extremism, which are both critical for Africa’s Sahel Region.

The live-streamed speech was hosted by the Abdou Moumouni University of Niamey, Niger.

Read the transcript of President Malpass's speech


00:00 Welcome

03:06 Remarks by Saidou Mamadou, Rector of the University of Niamey

08:37 Remarks by Mohamed Bazoum, President of the Republic of Niger

24:58 Positioning speech by World Bank Group President David Malpass

49:53 Panel discussion with actors from the private sector

1:17:26 Closing remarks