Thursday, October 12, 2017 3:00pm ET / 4:30pm GMT
To meet the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, countries around the world will need to mobilize trillions of dollars in new investments at a time when global growth is slowing and overseas development assistance is declining. The role of the private sector has come into sharp focus as governments and institutions, including the World Bank Group, increasingly seek to tap private capital for development projects.
A high level panel will explore emerging opportunities and trends for the private sector to advance the 2030 agenda.
Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia
Managing Partner, Alitheia Identity, and Board Member, Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund and Women’s World Banking
Hans Peter Lankes
Vice President of Economics and Private Sector Development, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Partner, Mckinsey Global Institute
Matthew T. McGuire
Managing Director, The Abraaj Group
Luis Fernando Mejia
Director-General at Colombia’s National Planning Department