COVID-19 threatens to reverse gains in human capital outcomes by exposing weaknesses in health, education, and social protection systems. This event explores how immediate, longer-term, and forward-looking responses can lead to a more sustainable recovery.
The Covid-19 pandemic has markedly disrupted the global economic system and daily life, sending countries into various degrees of economic recession.
COVID-19 has upended mobility in South Asian cities, disrupting public transport and laying bare poor and unsafe conditions, especially for pedestrians and cyclists.
Add to Calendar 2020-12-11 13:00 2020-12-11 14:00 America/New_York World Bank Live - CSIS Virtual Conversation: Confronting the Economic and Financial Challenges Of COVID-19. The Covid-19 pandemic has markedly disrupted the global economic system and daily life, sending countries into various degrees of economic recession.
On Oct. 17, the World Bank Group marked End Poverty Day with an Annual Meetings event. Larry Madowo, BBC North America correspondent and the host for this event, began by reminding the audience that the global extreme poverty rate will rise for the first time since 1998, according to the recently released Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report.. Axel van Trotsenburg, the World Bank’s Managing ...
Anuki Premachandra is the Strategic Communications Manager at Adfactors PR, Sri Lanka. She is also a writer and Instagram Curator at a leading lifestyle platform, Pulse. During her tenure at the think tank Advocata Institute, Anuki spearheaded a campaign for the reduction of taxes on sanitary napkins in Sri Lanka. She has also been campaigning for the reduction in regulatory
Dr. Richard Belio Kipsang is the Principal Secretary Education, Ministry of Education. He previously served as Managing Trustee/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Coffee Development Fund and; Deputy CEO and Head of Operations Higher Education Loans Board where he also previously held various Strategic Management positions. Dr. Richard Belio Kipsang is also a Council Member at Mt.
Anna Bjerde became World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia on May 1st, 2020. In this position, Anna leads the World Bank’s strategic, analytical, operational and knowledge work in the region. Prior to this, Anna was Director of Strategy and Operations for the Middle East and North Africa region at the World Bank. Before that, she oversaw the Bank’s strategies,
Mr. Reha Demenec began his career in the public sector at the State Planning Organisation in the Directorate of Economic Models and Strategic Research. Subsequently, he was appointed deputy secretary-general and the acting secretary-general of the organisation. He served on the executive board of Başak Insurance, was the chairman of Ataköy Otelcilik and a senior executive of an energy group ...
Ms Stefania Giannini was appointed UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education in May 2018, becoming the top UN official in the field. In this position, she provides strategic vision and leadership for UNESCO in coordinating and monitoring the implementation of the Education 2030 Agenda, encapsulated in Sustainable Development Goal 4. With an academic background in the