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Resilience Dialogue: Poverty Reduction in a Time of Extremes

The Resilience Dialogue: Poverty Reduction in a Time of Extremes

October 11, 2013

Location: JB1-080

The fifth Resilience Dialogue will explore the impacts of disasters on poverty dynamics as well as the opportunities of resilience for poverty reduction.

Oct. 11, 5:30 pm - 7 pm
  • Resilience Dialogue: Poverty Reduction in a Time of Extremes

On October 11, 2013, policy makers attending the World Bank Group/IMF Annual Meetings will meet for the fifth round of the Resilience Dialogue series. Exploring the impacts of disasters on poverty dynamics as well as the opportunities of resilience for poverty reduction, the speakers will highlight the need to invest in resilience to achieve poverty reduction and shared prosperity goals.

Watch live: The event will be streamed live to the GFDRR website.

Speakers include: 
Mitsuhiro Furusawa, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan
Kristalina Georgieva, Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, European Commission, @KGeorgievaEU
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, World Bank
Rachel Kyte, Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank, @rkyte365
Kittiratt Na-Ranong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Thailand 

Moderator:
Femi Oke, Al Jazeera America, @FemiOke

Ask questions: Submit questions for the speakers: resilience.dialogue@gmail.com or on twitter @GFDRR #resilience