This year’s World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings focused on issues of multilateralism, addressing inequality, focusing on early childhood development, improving opportunities in fragile situations, and finding new ways to leverage private financing for development. Catch up on what you may have missed. Watch replays and read our event recaps
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World Bank Live replays
Annual Meetings Press Briefing
President Kim addresses the media. 9:30-10 a.m. (ET)/ 13:30-14:00 (GMT) #WBLive
The Governance Gap: Why Does Half the World Distrust Government?
Cutting-edge thinkers discuss the notion of “effective governance” and the drivers necessary to meet the development challenges of the 21st century. 10 -11 a.m.(ET)/14:00-15:00 (GMT) #GoodGov AR, EN, FR, SP
How Can South Asia’s Firms Better Compete?
Global thought leaders, business leaders and policy makers share best practices and challenges unique to South Asian businesses. 10-11:30 a.m. (ET)/14:00-15:30 (GMT) #SouthAsiaCompetes
Below the event(s) that will be held today and can be followed via World Bank Live Stream!
Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016: Taking on Inequality
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium
Moderator: Paul Danahar, Bureau Chief, BBC North America
Join the conversation via #EndPoverty
Ministers from 189 countries meet in Washington the week of October 3 for the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings. We’re streaming 22 events, with more than 10 in multiple languages, on themes including the need for global cooperation to address risks, encourage trade and economic growth. Watch World Bank Live on Monday as World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim sets out his vision for ending extreme poverty. On Tuesday, Oxfam International’s Winnie Byanyima and World Bank experts discuss a just-released report on poverty and inequality. New World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer and Kim talk about the challenges facing global development on Wednesday. On Thursday, heads of state and ministers join Kim at the Human Capital Summit and make commitments to reduce chronic malnutrition in children in their countries. Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and other high-level panelists discuss progress on financial inclusion, along with de-risking efforts by banks that could reverse it. Here is a preview of what you can expect.
Here is a guide to all the World Bank Annual Meeting Live Streaming events
We will be publishing the Live events on a daily basis.
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