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Paris climate summit a chance for real progress - World Bank

The Paris climate summit next week offers a chance for concrete advances in the fight against global warming, even without the support of President Donald Trump, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said.

Global economy chiefs told to reform while going is good

Finance chiefs from around the world were warned Thursday to get their houses in order while the global economy is strong and be ready for possible shocks in the future. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and International Monetary Fund...Show More Summary

Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

8 months agoNews : The Lookout

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to a women's business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the...Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump-inspired Fund for Women Wins Saudi Support

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced a $100 million donation to the fund from Saudi Arabia and UAE.

Saudi Arabia, UAE Donate $100 Million To Women’s Fund Proposed By Ivanka Trump

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are donating $100 million to a women’s empowerment fund proposed by Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s elder daughter and a senior White House adviser. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced...Show More Summary

The head of the World Bank is pushing a terrifying prediction for jobs in developing countries

LOS ANGELES – The World Bank president Jim Yong Kim said about two-thirds of jobs in the developing world may be lost due to automation. Kim made the comments during a presentation on May 1 at t he Milken Institute Global ConferenceShow More Summary

Ivanka Trump, World Bank discuss women entrepreneur fund

According to a senior administration official, Trump recently pitched the idea to World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, who then discussed it with other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. [...] any involvement inShow More Summary

Finance leaders defend trade, worry about those left behind

World finance leaders say they will seek to build support for free trade by finding ways to help those left behind by globalization. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says … Click to Continue »

World Bank to continue alternative energy financing efforts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday that the multilateral lender does not plan to change its stance on financing alternative energy projects and mitigating the effects of climate change.

World Bank lobbies for more money

Washington - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said it’s important the US vote to replenish the development lender’s capital even after President Donald Trump proposed slashing foreign aid. “For us to not get a capital increase and step...Show More Summary

World Bank to name and shame countries that fail their stunted children

Exclusive: Bank chief Jim Yong Kim vows to expose governments that fail to tackle malnourishment as part of mission to rid world of stunting by 2030 Help fund our journalism by becoming a Guardian supporter The president of the World...Show More Summary

World Bank boss secures another term

Board members cite “leadership and vision” of Jim Yong Kim after re-appointing him as president of the World Bank. ||| Washington - Jim Yong Kim was appointed for another five-year term as World Bank president, maintaining continuity at the development bank amid a growing debate about how fairly globalisation’s benefits are being shared. Show More Summary

World Bank Picks Jim Yong Kim for Second Term as President

Mr. Kim was the World Bank’s unanimous choice, and only nominee, continuing a tradition of having an American at the helm.

Current World Bank President Kim only candidate for new term

The World Bank said Wednesday that its current president, Jim Yong Kim, is the only person who has been nominated for the presidency of the 189-nation lending institution. … Click to Continue »

No challengers to Kim emerge from World Bank leader nominations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nominations for the World Bank's next leader have closed with current president Jim Yong Kim the only candidate nominated, the bank said on Wednesday, virtually guaranteeing him another five-year term.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Is Nominated for a Second Term

Despite persistent complaints from staff members about Jim Yong Kim’s leadership, the United States has tapped him for another five-year term.

Obama administration taps Kim for second term at World Bank

The Obama administration is nominating current World Bank President Jim Yong Kim for a second term leading the 189-nation international lending organization. … Click to Continue »

World Bank's Kim launches bid for second term as president

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

Aid & development links: Jim Yong Kim, Oxfam's future, where to for Brazil and more

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 to Play Critical Role in Rebuilding Syria Despite Low Oil Prices

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that bank will play an important role in rebuilding Syria.

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