The World Bank Group applies its research efforts, technical expertise, and global reach with the aim of creating innovative solutions to address developmental challenges. With a new mission to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity on a livable planet, the active participation and partnership of the private sector is imperative. In an increasingly data-driven world, the importance of accurate data collection and analysis in investment decisions has become a pivotal driver in economic growth and development. In addition to insightful data, the foundational element of stable and peaceful governance gives ground for a fruitful investment market.
Recognizing the role that data can play in achieving the Bank’s mission, the institution has embarked on numerous initiatives concerning data, which include endeavors of the Development Data Group and the joint European Investment Bank-IFC initiative, the Global Emerging Markets (GEMs). Our expert panelists will shed light on the importance of the rule of law and the transformative power of data in shaping innovative investment decisions in various countries across the globe. This panel will also delve into the complexities of data collection, analysis, cross-border data sharing, and implementation of investment plans with due consideration to the current economic climate as well as growing issues of environmental sustainability.