The Global Financial Inclusion Database 2021 (Global Findex) is the world’s most comprehensive data set on how adults save, borrow, make payments, and manage their household financial risks. Findex data reveals trends in the use of bank accounts, mobile money accounts, credit and debit cards, and the internet to conduct financial transactions. It also captures differences in access and usage of financial products between men and women.
Join us at the launch of the Future of Government report to learn more about how governments and other stakeholders can start discussing how to create a government of the future.
On June 21st, 2022, David Malpass and USAID Administrator Samantha Power will hold a conversation about the impact of the current overlapping global crises on the poorest and most vulnerable.
Watch a conversation about the Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP), which seeks to recruit the future leaders of the World Bank Group.
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.
On May 26th 2022, David Malpass and Masood Ahmed will hold a conversation about the array of global shocks, their impact on the most vulnerable communities—and the response they urgently demand.
This virtual event, convened by the World Bank, launched the Quality Early Learning: Nurturing Children’s Potential volume to highlight the importance of investing in quality early childhood education (ECE).
On May 18th, the World Bank commemorated IDAHOTB, convening a panel of government, civil society, and other partners on the importance of laws in advancing the rights of sexual and gender minorities globally.
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!
In this event, the heads of the four key global economic policy institutions—the World Bank Group, the IMF, the OECD and the WTO—discuss the importance of trade and global cooperation for overcoming current challenges and implications of subsidies for markets and poor countries. They call for more transparency and proactive measures to reduce their harm, especially for the largest and most distortive subsidies.
Download the report: Subsidies, Trade, and International Cooperation Prepared by staff of IMF, OECD, World Bank, and WTO (pdf)