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Shared Prosperity Forum

October 16, 2015

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The University of Ghana will host World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and several high-level opinion leaders from the public and private sectors to reflect on two ambitious goals: ending extreme poverty by 2030, and boosting shared prosperity among the poorest 40 % of the population in developing countries.

The “Shared Prosperity Forum” will be run Davos-style and will be moderated by Lerato Mbele of the BBC. The event is part of a push ahead of October 17, which is End Poverty Day, a commemorative day observed by the United Nations, the World Bank Group and many partners striving to end extreme poverty.

Speakers

Minister of Education, Ghana

Prime Minister, Democratic Republic of the Congo

African Entrepreneur and a Philanthropist

Presenter, BBC World News

President, African Development Bank Group

President, African Development Bank Group

Former World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

Former President, World Bank Group