Watch a conversation about the Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP), which seeks to recruit the future leaders of the World Bank Group.
Putting people first through investing in human capital – the knowledge, skills, and health that people need to achieve their potential – is critical for sustainable, inclusive growth and poverty reduction.
Joins us to discuss how nature loss is an economic and development issue, and how it is linked to climate change, as well as pathways to undertake both nature and climate-smart development in the future, including through expanding our economic toolkit beyond GDP to account for the wealth provided by nature.
This event will provide an update on the macroeconomic situation in African countries and investigate the central question that many are currently facing: How to keep ensuring a growth and jobs focus in the context of climate change adaptation in Africa?
A panel of high-level experts explores actionable policy insights to support inclusive growth in developing economies.
In emerging markets and developing economies, large numbers of people work outside the legal and regulatory framework: they account for 70 percent of employment and about a third of GDP. These “informal” workers were more likely to lose their jobs or suffer severe income losses during COVID-19 lockdowns—and they tend to be largely excluded from social safety nets. Against this backdrop, this event will explore the findings of the first comprehensive study of the extent of informality and its implications for a sustainable and inclusive recovery going forward. Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Director of the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, IMF Brahima Coulibaly, Vice President, Global Economy & Development, Brookings Institution Ferid Belhaj, Vice President, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group Mari Pangestu, Managing Director, Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank Join us for the live conversation on May 11th. Be sure to sign up for an email reminder! Learn more by downloading the report The Long Shadow of Informality: Challenges ...
While the World Bank Group may not be the first organization that comes to mind when thinking innovative technology, the complexity of our work and the need to adapt quickly to global challenges requires the brightest minds. For IT professionals seeking a place that will nurture their development, this is the place to be. If you’re an IT professional looking for a place to develop your skills and have a fulfilling career, you cannot miss our next episode of Behind the Mission: Working at the World Bank Group. Join the conversation with Denis Robitaille, World Bank Group Vice President, Information and Technology Solutions, and WBG Chief Information Officer, who will share his insights and advice on finding a fulfilling career at the World Bank Group. Join us for the live conversation on April 20th. Be sure to sign up for an email reminder! About Behind the Mission: Working at the World Bank Group: Who are we? Where do we ...