Boy near the destroyed house holding a white dove.
Boosting MENA's Economy through Peace & Reconstruction
April 12, 2016Washington DC

World Bank Regional Vice President Hafez Ghanem & MENA Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan discuss the latest economic updates, challenges, and opportunities facing the region. The speakers addressed the economic prospects of the region and the immediate actions that development institutions can take inside Syria in order to make peace happen today.

Media Briefing: MENA Economic Monitor-Spring 2016
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. EST
  • Location: The World Bank, 701 18th Street NW J 5-050 (J Building)


Hafez Ghanem

Former Vice President, Eastern and Southern Africa