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Jim Yong Kim says World Can End Extreme Poverty and Increase Shared Prosperity

April 2, 2013

The World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim outlined a bold agenda for the global community toward ending extreme poverty by 2030 and promoting shared prosperity to boost the incomes of the poorest 40 percent of the population. In a speech at Georgetown University, Kim urged developing countries, donors, and development partners to work together to support equitable and inclusive growth, especially in fragile and conflict-affected states, and to fight climate change.