Events

Beyond the Status Quo: Using Impact Evaluation Research to Drive Innovation and Improve Outcomes in Health

This 4-day workshop will promote a new generation of health impact evaluations for priority health programs in Nigeria. The new evaluations will aim to target several constraints to improving health outcomes and test alternative approaches to alleviate them in order to contribute to answering the broad question, “How do we [More]

World Bank Seminar "The Global Financing Facility for Women and Children's Health: A New Way of Financing for Development"

The Global Financing Facility (GFF) was launched in 2015 as the new approach to promote universal health coverage (UHC), in particular reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH). The GFF is a key financing platform of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health. It [More]

2017 Government Bond Market Conference: "The Changing Landscape of Secondary Markets"

Deep and liquid government bond markets are the cornerstone for cost-effective funding by governments and for the development of efficient fixed income markets that can support economic growth. Smooth functioning fixed income markets allow for better matching of saving and investment opportunities, facilitate capital market financing of enterprises and critical [More]

Organizational Knowledge Sharing Certificate Program 1

The World Bank, in partnership with the Institute for Knowledge and Innovation South East Asia (IKI-SEA), is offering two Organizational Knowledge Sharing (OKS) Training Programs for development practitioners in both the public and private sectors. These innovative OKS programs are aimed at building the capacity of World Bank clients and [More]

Third Conference on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development

The production of most goods is increasingly organised along global value chains, in which different stages of the production process are fragmented across countries. The Third Conference on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development will take place at the National University of Singapore on May 19–20, 2017, with the goal [More]

Islamic Finance and Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development

It is widely recognized that developing countries currently face a substantial infrastructure deficit with many people lacking access to good quality infrastructure and reliable basic services. Recent estimates indicate that in low and middle-income countries, an additional USD 1 trillion to USD 1.5 trillion of annual investment will be required [More]

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