Annual Meetings 2017

The Development Committee highlights the need for action to address global challenges and encourages systematic approaches to enhance human capital.

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2017/10/14/a-call-to-act-and-invest-for-the-future
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Watch three successful women entrepreneurs from developing countries as they share their stories of overcoming adversity.

http://live.worldbank.org/women-owned-business
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Join the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund for this year’s Annual Meetings from October 9-15 in Washington, D.C.

https://www.imf.org/external/am/2017/index.htm
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