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Statement by H.E. Petteri Orpo at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Petteri Orpo, Minister for Development Cooperation, Finland at the ninety seventh meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018. He discussed on the following topics: (i) the capital increase and World Bank Group delivering on the SDGs; (ii) climate change requires coordinated measures; (iii) gender targets key to prosperity; (iv) progress welcome in addressing fragility, conflict and violence; (v) private sector arm crucial; and (vi) strong advisory on global challenges needed. He concluded by saying that the Bank Group, as a key global institution with a truly global membership, is expected to show strong leadership in addressing global challenges, in partnerships with others.

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  • Document Date

    2018/04/21

  • Report Number

    125759

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2018/04/21

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Board Meeting Date

    2018-04-21T00:00:00Z

  • Doc Name

    Statement by H.E. Petteri Orpo at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018

  • Keywords

    conflict and violence; effect of climate change; financial sustainability; quality education; gender target; global economic outlook; global economic landscape; development of information; disaster risk management; quality of policy; fossil fuel subsidy; quality of education; good governance; executive board; coordinated action; climate agenda; capital increase; global economy; poverty alleviation; global context; complementary action; finance minister; migration pressure; sustainable operation; debt sustainability; increase poverty; global membership; driving force; creating markets; weather extremes; digital service; emerging technology; productivity growth; Conflict Prevention; financing package; Financial Stability; sustainable financing; transportation sector; cost of energy production; carbon pricing; budget matters; human suffering; technological change; human potential; bank operation; environmental risk; global effort; human capital; Marine Litter; global ocean; gender diversity; adaptation investment; macroeconomic perspective; resilient societies; Reproductive Health; extreme poverty

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Statement by H.E. Petteri Orpo at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/565851524689406235/Statement-by-H-E-Petteri-Orpo-at-the-97th-meeting-of-the-Development-Committee-held-on-April-21-2018