G Track

Introduction to the World Bank Group and its Role in Environment

Rosenthal Pavillion

Speakers:

  • Angelica Silvero, Head, Speakers Bureau, The World Bank Group @WorldBank
  • David Kaczan, Environmental Economist, The World Bank Group @WorldBank

Description:

Format: Speaker with Q&A

During this session, you will learn about how the World Bank Group supports developing countries through financing and knowledge that promotes poverty reduction and shared prosperity in a sustainable way. Delegates will also learn about what the World Bank considers to be some of the major environmental challenges of our time, and how these challenges impact economic outcomes and quality of life in developing countries. The session will include examples of where these efforts have been successful, and what challenges remain.