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Among the very poor who received safety net benefits, 36% escaped extreme poverty, providing clear evidence that social safety net programs are making a substantial impact in the global fight against poverty, says a new report. Read More »

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If we don't we're in big trouble, said the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, at American University Washington College of Law. He discussed how innovation and technology help redefine the relationship between countries in the age of disruption. Watch event replay »

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Our 2018 Spring Meetings is just around the corner and it’s time to get organized. Mainstage speakers include representatives from top-notch institutions and influencers Bill Gates and Jeff Weiner. This is how you can amp up your #WBGMeetings experience »

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Block out time now to watch our events live, and in case you miss it, you can still catch up with your favorite events on our events recap page or watch a replay. Check out the full calendar »

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Navigate this website to explore the different seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events by the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Explore the Meetings »

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