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All set for World Bank, IMF yearly meeting, Oct 14 – 20 in US

0 people still live in extreme poverty.
To boost action and accelerate progress towards tackling development challenges and reducing extreme poverty, delegates from our member countries, observer organizations, civil society, private sector, and media will convene at the 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
This year’s events will take place in Washington, D.C. from October 14-20, 2019.

Ahead of the Meetings, World Bank Group President David Malpass will speak at McGill University about some of the major challenges and opportunities to achieving good growth.
The speech will be followed by a moderated discussion with Professor Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of Management at McGill University. Join Live today at 16:00 ET, 20:00 GMT
What you’ll learn
We’ll be discussing the solutions that can trigger inclusive economic growth, why debt transparency is important, what the workable solutions are to tackle the biodiversity crisis, and what are the actions needed to address the education challenge, especially the number of children who can’t read by the age of ten.
Featured Speakers:
David R. Malpass | President, World Bank Group
Axel van Trotsenburg | Managing Director of Operations, World Bank
Pinelopi Goldberg | Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Annette Dixon | Vice President, Human Development, World Bank Group
Kevin Watkins | Chief Executive, Save the Children
Inger Andersen | Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme and Under-Secretary-General, United Nations

Dele Fashomi
Dele Fashomi, seasoned journalist and communication teacher, is a holder of Master of Arts degree in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan in 1992/93. Earlier, he had bagged a Bachelor degree from the same university in 1984, after which he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, in 1990, for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He had done many courses in communication, including the EU-BBC Editing Course in 2002. Mr. Fashomi combines effectively the practice, research and teaching of communication. And to date, he has published two academic works in communication: Issues in Communication Technology and Policy (2010) and Economic and Social Issues in Advertising and PR (2013). He had his first break in the Nigerian media in Concord Newspapers in 1990 and today, he has over two and half decades experience earned in several newspapers. He has been part of many start-ups, such as The Republic (1987), The Comet (1999), The Anchor 2001 - 2002; Sun Newspapers (2003); Westerner newsmagazine (2005 - 2010) as Editor; National Life (2011) as Sunday Editor, and Newswatch Newspapers (2012- 2016) as Daily Editor. Dele Fashomi is now the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of newspaper online, which he started in July 2015. He is also into biography writing, with many books in his trail, some of which he wrote alone and one he co- authored with his mentor, Mr Dare Babarinsa, entitled:  Olabiyi Durojaiye - DARE TO BE DiFFERENT. He also guided and collaborated with Pa Olatunji Odusanya in writing his autobiography - AGAINST ALL ODDS. There are many other books in the works under his pen.