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World Bank Group Open Day, Romania
November 2, 201631 Vasile Lascar Street, UTI building, 11th floor. Bucharest, Romania


The Open Day event is dedicated to celebrating 25 years of Partnership between the World Bank Group and Romania.

This Open Day Event is a unique opportunity to highlight some of the ongoing activities in Romania, meet World Bank Group staff working across various sectors, and explore some of the areas the World Bank works on, such as poverty, social inclusion, governance, education, support to private sector development, the environment, etc., which are central to our efforts to improve opportunities for all Romanians.  

The event includes an array of presentations and activities covering many sectors, a discussion on the World Bank Group’s role in development, meetings with NGOs, and the opportunity to meet with World Bank staff and officials, project implementation units and government partners. 

You can find further information about the event on our Facebook page

 

Click on the image to download the agenda. 

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Final preparations for the Open Day event at the Bucharest Country Office

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World Bank Romania office ready to receive guests

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Elisabetta Capannelli, the Country Manager for Romania, welcomes guests to the official opening of the World Bank Romania Open Day Event

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Arup Banerji, the Regional Director for the European Union Countries, welcomes guests and talks about the importance of the World Bank office in Romania

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Full house at the Open Day event

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Tomasz Telma, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Director for Europe and Central Asia, talks about the operations of IFC in Romania

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IFC staff in Romania present to guests IFC’s experience and achievement at global, and local level alike

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Arup Banerji, Regional Director for the European Union Countries, highlights the importance of sustainable development in the education sector of Romania

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World Bank staff and representatives of the Project Implementation Unit under the Ministry of Environment present the benefits of the Integrated Nutrient Pollution Control Project in Romania

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Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu, Senior Urban Development Specialist, asks students questions on regional development in Romania during interactive quiz 

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Children from the Policy Center for Roma and Minorites performing street dance

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World Bank Romania staff and key stakeholders discuss the World Bank role in Romania’s development  

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Roundtable on anticorruption in Romania: what has been achieved so far, and the way forward

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The Minister of Public Finance, Anca Dragu awards students for their “School of Future” drawing proposals 

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A panel on poverty reduction and social inclusion of the Roma

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Elisabetta Capannelli, the World Bank Country Manager for Romania, and Ana Maria Mihaescu, the IFC Country Director for Romania, announce the closing of the Open Day event 

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Proud to celebrate 25 years of partnership for a more prosperous and equal Romania

In 1991, the World Bank Group opened its resident office in Bucharest and this November we will celebrate 25 years of continued presence in Romania.