World Bank President Jim Kim Video : What Works in Development?

The link provided will take you to a speech given by Jim Kim at the Shared Prosperity event which was held:

Jim Kim SpeechThe speech, a sweeping, definitive review of what works and what doesn’t in reducing inequality and boosting the incomes of the poorest in developing countries and drawing on evidence of a half-century of work by the World Bank Group can be seen here.

Link: http://live.worldbank.org/sharing-prosperity?cid=ISG_E_WBWeeklyUpdate_NL

 

 

SM15 Preview: Harnessing Urbanization for Growth and Shared Prosperity in Africa

Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | 15:00 – 16:30 GMT or convert time)
Location: World Bank Headquarters, JB1-080 & Online

Follow the event on Twitter with #AfricaGrowthShare

Africa has grown more rapidly than any other region in the world with an additional 450 million people expected to move to Africa’s cities between 2010 and 2040. With the potential to grow, attract investments, be innovative and create more jobs, how can cities turn this rapid urbanization into a win-win?

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