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Event Date Mon Oct 11 PDT - Sun Oct 17 PDT (9 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Oct 11 10:00am - Sun Oct 17 1:30pm
Location Virtual Event
Region All

All public and by-invitation-only events—including the Program of Seminars and other public events, ministerial meetings, CSO engagements, and press conferences—will be virtual and accessible on World Bank digital platforms. To accommodate time-differences, events may take place outside of the principal week.


2021 Speakers

Ahmed E. Ogwell
Deputy Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Ali Allawi
Minister of Finance, Iraq

Alicja Messerszmidt
Chairwoman, Trade Union of the ZE PAK Group, Poland

Alok Sharma
President, COP26

Armelle Sidje Tamo
Agricultural Entrepreneur, Founder of PRA (Product Related to Agricultural sector)

Axel van Trotsenburg
Managing Director of Operations, World Bank

Carmen M. Reinhart
Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group

Chris Sacca
Founder and Chairman, Lowercase Capital & Lowercarbon Capital

David R. Malpass
President, World Bank Group

Elliot Harris
Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist, United Nations

Felix Mlusu
Minister of Finance, Malawi

Hong Hoang
Founder and Executive Director, CHANGE

Husna Ahmad
CEO, Global One 2015

Inoussa Dambagi
Economist, West and Central Africa

Iván Duque
President, Colombia

Kristalina Georgieva
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Makhtar Diop
Managing Director and Executive Vice President, IFC

Mamta Murthi
Vice President, Human Development, World Bank Group

Mari Pangestu
Managing Director of Policy and Partnerships, World Bank

Mark Carney
UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance and UK Prime Minister Johnson's Finance Adviser, COP26

Maya Chorengel
Co-managing Partner, The Rise Fund

Mehdi Tazi-Riff
CEO, Tanger Med

Meriem Gray
Senior Communications Officer, The World Bank (Host)

Michelle Fleury
Business Correspondent, BBC News (Moderator)

Narender Dev Mantena
Head, Global Strategy and CEO, Biological E. Limited

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Director General, World Trade Organization

Pia Roman Tayag
Director, Office of the UNSGSA

Reza Baqir
Governor, State Bank of Pakistan

Rosane Santos
Sustainability Director, Iguá S.A.

Saleemul Huq
Director, International Centre for Climate Change & Development, Bangladesh

Samer S. Judeh
Co-founder and Chairman, Jordan Wind Project Company PSC

Stephanie Von Friedeburg
Chief Operating Officer, International Finance Corporation

Strive Masiyiwa
African Union Special Envoy and coordinator, Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT)

Stéphane Hallegatte
Lead Economist, Climate Change Group, World Bank Group (Host)

Susan M. Lund
Vice President, IFC, Economics and Private Sector Development

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Director-General, World Health Organization

Yamini Aiyar
President and Chief Executive, Centre for Policy Research