Events - 12 Apr 19

House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority

The full House Committee on Natural Resources will convene a hearing entitled “The Status of the ‘Rebuilding and Privatization of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’ (PREPA).”

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Economic Diversification in the Post-Oil Era

The Institute for International Economic Policy, The Institute for Middle East Studies, and the GW-Center for International Business Education and Research (GW-CIBER) are pleased to invite you to a conversation with H.E. Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, Minister of Finance, Kuwait, on “Economic Diversification in the Post-Oil Era”.

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Supporting Climate Entrepreneurs in Africa – How Can Innovations Be Nurtured?

At this Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF) side event, WRI, the Wallace Global Fund and DOEN Foundation bring together a panel of experts to discuss the challenges faced by these entrepreneurs and the ecosystem changes that must take place to create change at scale. This event is open to those registered for the World Bank’s Civil Society Policy Forum. For more information about the Civil Society Policy Forum, please visit this webpage.

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Investing in a Sustainable Urban Future – A Guide to National & Sub-National Reform

The creation of clean, compact, and connected cities can stimulate job creation and economic growth, improve air quality and living standards, and avoid the costs of sprawl – all while reducing carbon emissions. However, the sustainable urban infrastructure financing gap currently exceeds $1 trillion per year. Join us for a lively discussion on the means and methods of addressing this critical gap. This event will be the official launch of a major new publication ‘Scaling up investment for sustainable urban infrastructure: A guide to national and sub-national reform’ co-authored by the London School of Economics and the Coalition for Urban Transitions.

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