A new World Bank publication, “Revisiting Targeting in Social Assistance: A New Look at Old Dilemmas,” aims to refresh and update the current discussions about the benefits and costs of social protection targeting as well as pros and cons of various targeting methods. It also sheds light on the valuable role of targeted social protection interventions in helping achieve Universal Social Protection. Join us for the live launch of this report.
Join us for a discussion on solutions from the ground—and how IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, is driving innovation and outcomes.
This event will discuss these challenges and include presentations on the latest World Bank research on the pandemic’s effects on inequality, including labor markets and gender impacts.
The poor are suffering disproportionately, and Pakistan is expanding social protection programs to help them, said Dr. Sania Nishtar, that country’s Federal Minister, Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Ministry. A diverse group of speakers from countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, the United Kingdom, and Yemen shared their views on how to urgently tackle COVID-19, conflict, and climate change to halt this reversal of fortunes.
The World Bank, in partnership with UNDP, UN Women, and the Wharton School Zicklin Center, will hold a virtual award event on September 30, 2020, on the margins of the 75th session of the UNGA, to recognize seven woman entrepreneurs. These inspirational women were selected from a pool of 2,400 applicants from around the world that competed in the 2020 SDGs and Her competition. This year’s winners are using their entrepreneurial skills to not only support ...
This event is also available in العربية | Français | Español World Bank Group President David Malpass and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva speak at the October 15th plenary session of the Annual Meetings in Washington, DC. Note: The speeches will be available on demand after the first showing at 5:30 am ET.
World Bank Group President David Malpass will address the press during the World Bank Group/International Monetary Fund 2020 Virtual Annual Meetings. He will share his views on the key outcomes from the Development Committee, as well as the G7 and G20 discussions. He will also report on the World Bank Group's response to the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, due to the coronavirus, the Management of the IMF and World Bank Group and their Executive Boards are adapting the 2020 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings to a virtual format.
Why is addressing fragility and conflict critical for meeting poverty goals? Join us to discuss the new global report that presents new estimates of economic welfare in fragile and conflict-affected situations and analyzes the multidimensional nature of poverty in these settings. After a brief presentation of the report’s findings by the lead author, the high-level panel will discuss implications for the fight against poverty. Read the report here: https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/poverty/publication/fragility-conflict-on-the-front-lines-fight-against-poverty
Trouble watching? Try watching on our YouTube Channel World Bank Group President David Malpass will address the press during the World Bank Group/International Monetary Fund 2020 Virtual Spring Meetings. He will share his views on the key outcomes from the Development Committee, as well as the G7 and G20 discussions. He will also report on the World Bank Group's response to the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, due to the coronavirus, the Management of the IMF and World Bank Group and their Executive Boards are adapting the 2020 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings to a virtual format.
David R. Malpass will have a conversation with the Center for Global Development (CGD) President Masood Ahmed and set out his vision for the World Bank Group’s work in development. CGD is a nonprofit think tank based in Washington, D.C. and London that focuses on international development.