The World Bank Group Youth Summit 2023, "From the Ground Up: Local Solutions to Drive Global Impact," explores the power of youth-led local solutions and their potential to drive global change. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Youth Summit brings together young changemakers from around the world to discuss innovative ideas and solutions for global development challenges.
This year, speakers and panel experts will discuss locally-led strategies and small-scale delivery systems for achieving development goals on a global scale. The Summit will highlight the role of local leadership in creating vibrant and sustainable communities. Our expert panelists will share their insights on local climate solutions, community tactics to solve fragile situations, youth entrepreneurship, and more.
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.
Investing in human capital creates healthy and well-educated populations – education being the greatest predicator of climate-friendly behavior.
Join our high-level speakers to discuss how to advance the business case for gender inclusion and equality.
Join the World Bank, UNHCR, and UK Government for the global launch of a report that synthesizes findings from a joint series of 26 working papers on forced displacement and social cohesion.
From the floor of Palais des congrès de Montréal at COP15, where global leaders convene to discuss the biodiversity imperative.
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!
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 primary goals of the Youth Summit are to: Empower youth to explore innovative ideas to tackle development challenges Provide youth with the tools to build and engage in impactful projects Promote dialogue between youth, the WBG, and other key stakeholders globally The theme for the 2021 Summit is Resilent Recovery for People and Planet.