One Million People A Week Can Escape Extreme Poverty

April 10, 2014

One million people each week lifted out of extreme poverty over the next 16 years. Now that the global economic crisis has eased, the World Bank Group's Jim Yong Kim says that's a realistic goal -- and would mean an end to extreme poverty worldwide by 2030. Watch his opening remarks for the WBG/IMF Spring Meetings 2014.