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Fragility and Conflict: On the Front Lines of the Fight against Poverty

April 29, 2020

World Bank Live

  • Why is addressing fragility and conflict critical for meeting poverty goals? Join us to discuss the new global report that presents new estimates of economic welfare in fragile and conflict-affected situations and analyzes the multidimensional nature of poverty in these settings. After a brief presentation of the report’s findings by the lead author, the high-level panel will discuss implications for the fight against poverty.

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    Read the report here

  • Asad Alan

    Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions, World Bank

    Tarek Ghani

    Chief Economist and Future of Conflict Program Director at the International Crisis Group

    Donald Kaberuka

    Co-Chair of the Council on State Fragility

    Abby Maxman

    CEO and President, Oxfam America

    Carolina Sánchez-Páramo

    Global Director, Poverty and Equity Global Practice, World Bank

    Tara Vishwanath

    Lead Economist, Poverty and Equity Global Practice, World Bank


  • When: Wednesday, April 29, 2020; 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET