By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday formally launched a bid for a second five-year term as head of the multilateral development lender, whose board pledged an "open, merit-based, and transparent" selection process. Show More Summary
The World Bank has released a new set of safeguards for lending after 'the most extensive consultation ever conducted' by the Bank. Scott Morris assesses the position of both the supporters and detractors of this new set of lending conditions...Show More Summary
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that bank will play an important role in rebuilding Syria.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that the World Bank plans to provide more than $25 billion in loans this year to middle income countries, it's $10 billion more than expected.
Due to Zika virus outbreak, women’s needs and health protection should be a priority on both global and national levels for the good of future generation, President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim said Tuesday.
This is the Monday edition of our Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here. Schäuble, right, with World Bank president Jim Yong Kim at the G20 in Shanghai this weekend Christine Lagarde, the International...Show More Summary
New reports suggest climate change could push more than 100 million people into poverty in just the next 15 years. "Climate change hits the poorest the hardest," says World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, "and our challenge now is...Show More Summary
"Climate change hits the poorest the hardest," World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said.
The World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said that WB Group and the Islamic Development Bank Group are ready to provide bonds to increase financing for the Middle East and North African countries.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said that WB Group could increase its annual climate-related funding by one-third.
This letter, which the National LGBTQ Task Force signed on to, was recently sent to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, by the Council for Global Equality: The World Bank’s website professes two primary missions: to end poverty, on the one hand, and to “promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the […]
Jim Yong Kim on the staggering cost of pandemics (nb: FT paywall). Bill, Melinda and the SDGs: Global Dashboard on controversy surrounding the Gates Foundation's criticism of the Sustainable Development Goals. Regime change for humanitarian...Show More Summary
Chang joins the president of the World Bank Group in a discussion about hunger, poverty, and the future of food. David Chang & Jim Yong Kim at The World Bank: "The Future of Food" from madfeed.co on Vimeo.
VICE News met with Jim Yong Kim to discuss the World Bank’s past efforts to fight poverty and its struggle to stay relevant in a changing world.
The World Bank plans to work with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to fight poverty, says President Jim Yong Kim. ||| Washington - The World Bank plans to work together with the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in order to fight poverty and fund infrastructure projects, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Our previous Freakonomics Radio episode, "Hacking the World Bank," discussed how Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, is using the insights of behavioral economics to fight poverty. Kim acknowledged that non-profits like the World...Show More Summary
This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Hacking the World Bank” [MUSIC: The Diplomats of Solid Sound, “Soul Slaw” (from Instrumental, Action, Soul)] Stephen J. DUBNER: Back in 2012, Jim Yong Kim was minding his own business, carrying out his duties as president of Dartmouth College. He was in his third year there. Then […]
Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access The World Bank is failing to invest enough resources in clean energy access -- but Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim now has the opportunity...Show More Summary
A new initiative for safe schools that will combat Ebola has been launched in the wake of a visit to the worst affected areas in West Africa by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and International Finance Corporation CEO Jin-Yong Cai. The...Show More Summary
Unless the destructive impacts of global warming are brought to a heel, a "frightening world" lies in wait. That's according to the head of World Bank Jim Yong Kim who unveiled the group's latest climate report over the weekend. Describing...Show More Summary