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The End of Poverty. Really? - Jim Yong Kim in an interview with CNN's Richard Quest - Webcast & Live Blog
October 9, 2013World Bank Headquarters and Online

CNN’s Richard Quest tackles the issues that surround ending poverty in one generation in a live-streamed interview with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

Extreme poverty is in retreat. In 1990, 43 percent of the developing world lived on less than $1.25 a day. Today the global poverty rate has dropped to less than 20 percent. There is a real opportunity to end extreme poverty within a generation – this generation. But how realistic is this goal? Achieving it means halving the 2010 poverty rate. Then halving it again. And then nearly halving it a third time – all in less than one generation.

CNN’s Richard Quest tackles this critical question and the issues that surround it in a live-streamed interview with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim -- who will share his vision of what needs to be done and why it takes a movement to get there.

The event will be streamed live online at World Bank Live

Follow the Event Live on Twitter with #wblive

OCT. 9, 9 A.M. - 10 A.M. EDT
  • The End of Poverty. Really? - Jim Yong Kim in an interview with CNN's Richard Quest: Webcast and Live Blog