Oct 13, 10AM EDT, World Bank Annual Meetings: join our panel of experts who will lay out their vision for a jobs-rich future in which more people can achieve their potential. Strong human capital – investing in health, education, and skills & training – is key to job creation.
Many low-income and emerging economies are facing heavy debt burdens, limiting their ability to invest in education, healthcare, social protection, and infrastructure. For some, debt is already unsustainable. This seminar will explore options to boost resilience to debt risks, including through domestic reforms to enhance growth, improve expenditure policies, boost domestic revenue mobilization, and strengthen debt management. It will also discuss the need for scaled-up support from the global community through the provision of concessional financing and technical assistance, as well as improvements in sovereign debt restructuring processes for timely and predictable debt relief when needed.
Take part in the World Bank and International Monetary Fund 2023 Annual Meetings.
The fourth ministerial roundtable will take place on Wednesday, October 11th, co-chaired by the Government of Ukraine, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, to discuss Ukraine’s medium-term needs, essential recovery and reconstruction projects, and areas of international collaboration.
This event – organized by the World Bank, including IBRD, IDA and IFC, in partnership with We-Fi – explores how the public and private sectors can engage differently to support innovation, financing, and collective action toward gender equality and women's economic empowerment.
This World Bank-IMF event will explore innovative ways countries can deliver significant impacts that improve people’s quality of life, through policies that accelerate low-carbon and resilient growth to better draw in the private sector and attract more climate finance.
World Bank President Ajay Banga will address the press during the World Bank and International Monetary Fund 2023 Annual Meetings. He will offer opening remarks and then take questions from international media covering the Meetings.
The Digital Zone is a live roundup of news and insights from the 2023 World Bank - IMF Annual Meetings. Whether you are a seasoned professional in the field or simply interested in learning more, our program of interviews will have something to captivate and inspire you. Please join us and join in.
Join us as we discuss the essential foundations for expanding digital economies and how to catalyze actions and investments for an inclusive digital future.
Learn how we can collectively tackle poverty by fostering an environment where businesses flourish, job opportunities multiply, and communities thrive.
We are living in an age where chronic instability, civil wars, the global shock of the pandemic, and continued climate disasters have created a complex landscape of intertwined risks, exacerbating fragility. Countries need help prevent, prepare for, and deal with crises in a way that does not divert them from their development goals. Against this backdrop, the World Bank is evolving to become a better bank to serve the world's most vulnerable people. This event will convene key actors to explore ideas and partnerships that can better respond to today’s challenges. Take part in the World Bank and International Monetary Fund 2023 Annual Meetings.