Migration has become an urgent global development challenge, as diverging demographic trends and the growing impact of climate change compounds trends arising from welfare gaps and conflict and violence. As governments continue efforts towards achieving sustainable and inclusive growth amid multiple crises, migration, if managed well, can be a positive force for development, bringing benefits for migrants as well as origin and destination countries. Join us for the global launch of the World Development Report 2023: Migrants, Refugees and Societies.
Multiple crises, from COVID-19 and climate change to conflict, have constrained the capacity of many governments to meet their people's needs. Join us in this session, where ministers and top global experts will discuss innovative approaches to address the basic needs of those most vulnerable during challenging times.
This event, organized in collaboration with Morocco’s Ministry of Economy and Finance, underscores the role that women can play in unleashing the future of jobs as economies undergo structural transformation and the green transition. It brings together policy makers and thought leaders to facilitate knowledge exchange and inspire actions to accelerate equality and put women at the front and center of policy and resource decisions.
In this fourth annual Data Privacy Day event organized by the World Bank, seasoned data protection and privacy leaders and experts deep-dive into the latest trends and offer insights into how the development institutions, governments, and the private sector can play a critical role in addressing privacy risks.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to deliver climate change commitments, and the rise in conflicts have amplified the need for a more effective government from the central to the local level.
The World Bank Group has expanded partnerships to improve the collection, access, sharing, and use of sex-disaggregated data over the last several years including investing in the recently relaunched Gender Data Portal and the “Strengthening Gender Statistics” project. This event is an opportunity for a high-level yet engaging discussion on the value of gender data for policy reforms, programming, and monitoring progress/outcomes towards achieving gender equality.
This year’s theme is “Unlocking the Power of Inclusion for Equitable Growth”. Get ready for a two-day experience including pitch competition, case challenge, keynotes and plenaries, music, art and more!
Drawing on the findings from the latest Women, Business and the Law report, this event will contribute to the public conversation on women’s economic empowerment and a more equitable, prosperous world.
Did you know that despite making up 48% of the global work force – women only account for 22% of the traditional energy sector?
This event will frame the public conversation on how governments should prioritize where it is most important to take policy action and how to best allocate scarce resources to support the recovery. It will also consider how to address the growing risks of over-indebtedness and increased financial fragilities.