World Bank Information Session
The World Bank Group is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The WBG has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030:· End extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.90 a day to no more than 3%· Promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every countryWith 189 member countries, staff from more 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. The WBG continually search for the brightest, most talented individuals from around the globe. WBG staff work with governments, civil society groups, the private sector and others in developing countries around the world, assisting people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal and supervision of development projects.
Tuesday, September 18 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, Auditorium
37th and O St., N.W., Washington