The World Bank Group and numerous governments, industry, and development partners are launching a global Initiative aimed at accelerating the elimination of routine flaring at oil production sites around...Read More »
Who cares about getting results in development? Everyone! But how many know how to use evidence to drive and show results? Probably not as many. The post-2015 sustainable development agenda will focus...Read More »
This Press Briefing looked at the economic outlook for the region and specific factors that affect the region’s growth prospects, including the fall in oil prices and depreciating currencies.
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WBG President Kim, HM Queen Máxima, UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, and financial inclusion champions partners discussed how to reach 1 billion financially...Read More »
During the event, local leaders and other key stakeholders will share their experiences and solutions for addressing water scarcity challenges with a view of the social, economic, and political implications.
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This session will cover early findings of the UNEP Inquiry and discuss innovations from central banks, financial regulators and standard-setters to support effective development of financial and capital...Read More »
The relationship between citizens and governments is at the heart of effective service delivery and vital for stable and resilient societies in the Middle East and North Africa seek to renew the social...Read More »
This event will highlight the role of the fisheries sector in the sustainable development of national economies, with a specific focus on the Africa Program for Fisheries and the need for better governance...Read More »
The Solutions Café Live Brainstorm: "Disruptive technologies: managing their impact on jobs." A discussion led by Pierre Guislain, Senior Director, Transport & ICT GP and Nigel Twose, Senior Director,...Read More »
In today’s digital world, data is being generated, stored and analyzed at unprecedented rates. This deluge of data has prompted decision makers to consider how Big Data can help solve their toughest challenges.
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The World Bank Group’s Governance Global Practice and Energy and Extractives Global Practice will host a follow-on panel discussion on “The Role of Parliaments in Ensuring Communities Enjoy the Development...Read More »