The Digital Revolution: Fostering Inclusion and Resilient Growth
11:29 Today they're coming on a digital wage account. 11:32 A digital wage account leaves a data trail 11:35 that allows you to get better access to credit, 11:37 which will smoothen out purchases 11:39 you want to do as a family, as an individual, as a small business. 11:43 And then the virtual circle closes.
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Inequality under the COVID-19 Pandemic - World Bank Live
Everyone is at risk from COVID-19, but all have not suffered equally. Early indications point to an unequal pattern of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, posing significant risks to long-term equity and social mobility. Data from World Bank’s rapid phone surveys launched in April 2020 across all developing regions to monitor the impact of the crisis on households show that, on average ...
World Bank Group Releases Doing Business in South Asia 2007: India and Pakistan are region’s top reformers; Hyderabad has most business-friendly regulations in India, Karachi the most business-friendly regulations in Pakistan. 13.
David R. Malpass | World Bank Live
Latest or upcoming appearance: November 8, 2022. David R. Malpass was selected as the 13 th President of the World Bank Group by the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on April 5. His five-year term began on April 9, 2019. Read more.
Blue Finance – Unlocking the Potential of the Blue Economy
COP27: Blue Finance – Unlocking the Potential of the Blue Economy. The objective of this panel discussion is to explore the blue economy—how it is defined, what it encompasses, and what/where is driving the demand. The panel discussion will also explore momentum for blue finance among investors, financial institutions, and issuers globally ...
Financing Energy Transitions in the Power Sector
19:14 Approach of South Africa 26:08 Convincing investors 30:46 Priorities in financing 36:58 Stakeholders in climate finance 40:44 The urgency in climate change 42:56 Closure.
COP27 | A New Diagnostic Offering Big Insights | World Bank Live
A New Diagnostic Offering Big Insights. Be among the first to learn the big insights emerging from the WBG’s new transformative diagnostic, the Country Climate and Development Reports. Join some of the architects of this new report as they synthesize the key findings from around 25 countries and reveal their most interesting recommendations ...
Event | The Way Forward: Addressing Multiple Crises in an Era of ...
The Annual Meetings are taking place as the world grapples with the challenges of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and a global food and energy crisis. These compounding crises are threatening livelihoods and taking a toll on the most vulnerable. There is a profound urgency for policymakers, international organizations, and the private sector ...
COP27 | Thriving – Making Cities Green, Resilient and Inclusive in a ...
New analysis from the World Bank based on 10,000 cities across the globe provides a compass for policymakers at both the national and local levels on policy options for making cities greener, more resilient, and more inclusive in a changing climate. This session will engage prominent government officials including mayors and ministers as well as civil society to discuss the findings and ...