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Send your questions for World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

By Reuters Staff
June 12, 2013

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will be at a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker event in London on June 19 discussing the threat to economic development posed by climate change, the business case for going green, global economic development, sustainable growth in the developing world and mobilising capital in international financial markets.

The Newsmaker will be President Kim’s first major public event in London since he was appointed World Bank Group President last year. He has committed the bank to a new strategy that will aim to “end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity”.

Coming directly from the G8 Summit, President Kim will be speaking on the same day that the World Bank launches a new report, Turn Down The Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts and the Case for Resilience.

You can send us your questions for President Kim using the comments box below, or on twitter using the hashtag #askworldbank, and we will endeavour to put a selection of them to him.

You can watch the event live and join the online discussion here from 9 a.m. BST on Wednesday, June 19.

 

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