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.
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