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LIVE BLOG: World Bank Group activities at the 2019 Spring Meetings

Welcome to this year's Spring Meetings live blog. We're on the ground to give you an inside look at the events here in Washington, DC! We'll be guiding you through the Meetings, from the key World Bank Group sessions to the bits you might have missed from around the Meetings. Come back often for updates.

Your Live Blog team

Bassam Sebti (@bsebti) | Srimathi Sridhar (@matisridhar) | Donna Barne (@donnalbarne)

4:35 PM - Coming to a close!
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4:28 PM - Online conversation around the Spring Meetings

This is what has been the most talked about topics throughout the Spring Meetings. Do you see your topic of interest? 


4:17 PM - Here's a roundup on Day 5 of our Global Voices Interview series!

Why is climate action so urgent? We spoke with United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today to discuss what it will take to transform behaviors and policies to reach the carbon neutral targets needed to reduce and avoid future climate-related disasters.


Daniel Korski, CBE, CEO of Public, spoke to us about the role of digital technology in the public sector in reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity.


Ambassador Peter Thomson, UN Special Envoy for Oceans, stopped by to talk about environmental pollution.


We had several more interviews today, so make sure to watch them all on our Global Voices interview page. Thanks so much for joining us! 

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