Recap: Compliance Event

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the World Bank Group held a joint event on

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Compliance and Integrity on February 1st, 2019 in The Hague. The event focused on taking a practical approach and shedding some light on specific issues and questions. The World Bank explained the major do’s and don’ts when working with the Bank and what it means to be under investigation.

The event was well attended and well received by the audience which comprised mainly of the Dutch private sector. The insights and openness of the participants helped the audience understand the issues that arise and more importantly how to proceed in those cases.

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Upcoming BBL’s

Structural Change in Space: Employment Transition and Urbanization in Developing Countries
March 4, 2019
TIME: 12:30 – 2:00PMET
Washington, DC and Online
https://bit.ly/2NrPPTl

Smackdown Debate: How Credible Are the World Bank’s Global Poverty Estimates? How Can They Be Improved?
March 5, 2019
TIME: 12:30 – 2:00PM
World Bank, Washington DC
https://bit.ly/2St7zi3

Corporate Debt: Lessons from Europe for Asia
March 6, 2019
TIME: 12:30pm – 2pm EST
World Bank, Washington DC
https://bit.ly/2NsXzVb

Human-Centered Business Model:Sustainable Business Practices for Sustainable Development Outcomes
April 11, 2019
TIME: 2:00-3:30 PM
World Bank, Washington DC
https://bit.ly/2H3NDQC

Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2019 Multilateralism: Past, Present, and Future

The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), organized by the archived-image-Bretton-Woods-Conference.jpg World Bank’s Development Economics (DEC) Vice Presidency, is one of the world’s best-known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development. The conference aims to promote the exchange of cutting-edge knowledge among researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners.

The next conference will take place on June 17–18, 2019 at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The theme of the conference will be “Multilateralism: Past, Present, and Future”. The 2019 ABCDE conference will be part of a series of events scheduled to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods conference.

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Opportunity knocks: A capital increase for the World Bank

On 1 November I started my new job as Executive Director at the Board of the World koenBank Group. I am incredibly proud to represent the Netherlands and 12 other countries at this important global institution. I cannot think of a mission more important than ending extreme poverty, boosting shared prosperity and achieving the sustainable development goals. I have seen the World Bank achieve results all over the world, most recently when I worked in Mali.

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Annual Meetings 2018 LIVE EVENT: Boosting Productivity in Africa: The Role of Human Capital

Attend the LIVE EVENT Boosting Productivity in Africa: The Role of Human Capital at Annual Meetings 2018 Online and join in on the discussion.

October 13, 2018 | 9:00 WITA (Bali. Indonesia)
October 12, 2018 | 21:00 ET
October 13, 2018 | 1:00 GMT

Follow the event on Twitter #AfricaSOR and join the discussion.

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Annual Meetings 2018 LIVE EVENT: Investing in a Climate-Adapted World

Attend the LIVE EVENT Investing in a Climate-Adapted World at Annual Meetings 2018 Online and join in on the discussion.

October 12, 2018 | 16:15 WITA (Bali. Indonesia)
October 12, 2018 | 4:15 ET
October 12, 2018 | 8:15 GMT

Follow the event on Twitter #Invest4Adaptation and join the discussion.

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Annual Meetings 2018 LIVE EVENT: Harnessing Technology for Inclusive Growth

Attend the LIVE EVENT Harnessing Technology for Inclusive Growth at Annual Meetings 2018 Online and join in on the discussion.

October 11, 2018 | 11:30 WITA (Bali Indonesia)
October 10, 2018 | 22:30 ET
October 11, 2018 | 3:30 GMT

Follow the event on Twitter #InclusiveGrowth and join the discussion.

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Annual Meetings 2018 LIVE EVENT: High Level Dialogue on Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Indonesia

Attend the LIVE EVENT High Level Dialogue on Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Indonesia at Annual Meetings 2018 Online and join in on the discussion.

October 10, 2018 | 11:30 WITA (Bali. Indonesia)
October 9, 2018 | 23:30 ET
October 10, 2018 | 3:30 GMT

Follow the event on Twitter #DisasterFinancing and join the discussion.

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Newsletter September 2018: A World Free of Poverty

September 2018 edition of the NL4WorldBank newsletter is out! untitledA World Free of Poverty which was published on the 11th of September.

In this edition we feature a story about Wijnand van Ijssel, the secondant for the Food 4 All Partnership between the Netherlands and the World Bank Group. The Partnership aims to find synergies and collaboration between Dutch knowledge programs and expertise in agriculture and food/nutrition and connect this with knowledge development and investment program needs of the World Bank Group.

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