Education for Growth and Prosperity: A Keynote Speech by President Jim Yong Kim

World Bank Group President Jim Yong KimWorld Government Summit, Dubai, United Jim Kim SpeechArab Emirates

Good afternoon, your Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.

I am grateful to the people of the United Arab Emirates and to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for inviting me again to this year’s World Government Summit.

I can’t think of a more fitting place than Dubai to give this speech.

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World Bank Group Urged to Help Solve Refugee Crisis, Other Challenges

Government ministers from around the world confronted the refugee crisis, a slowing economy, and other global challenges at the 2016 World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings.

“Forced Displacement and Development” was the only item on the agenda at the Dev CommDevelopment Committee meeting on Saturday. The committee, which represents the 189 shareholder countries of the Bank Group and the IMF, urged its members to take action to support vulnerable people who have been forced to flee their homes, and encouraged the institutions to partner with humanitarian organizations to help forcibly displaced people and host communities confront the root causes of the problem.

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Minister Ploumen’s Speech at the Post 2015 Development Finance Forum in Rotterdam

published: News item | 21-05-2015 | 13:09

Minister Ploumen’s Speech at the Post 2015 Development Finance Forum in Rotterdam

This year, the global community will set a new global development agenda that builds on the experience of the Millennium Development Goals. But the Sustainable Development Goals go further and will require more money to achieve. We need to change the way we think about how we finance development—Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen’s speech at the 2015 Development Finance Forum May 21, 2015, Rotterdam zooms in on this Finance Challenge

Minister Ploumen at Rotterdam Finance Development Forum

Minister Ploumen at Rotterdam Finance Development Forum