Combating Extreme Poverty

Jim Yong Kim outlined World Bank initiatives to fight poverty, and ways the international community could work more effectively with the United… read more

Jim Yong Kim outlined World Bank initiatives to fight poverty, and ways the international community could work more effectively with the United Nations to end poverty. He reiterated his organization’s goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, and said that 2015 was a critical year toward attaining that goal. He also said that in 2030 the world would need 40 percent more energy and have 40 percent less fresh water. After his remarks he responded to questions from Mr. Hamre and members of the audience. close

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Combating Extreme Poverty

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Program ID:
325227-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 07, 2015 | 9:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 08, 2015 | 12:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 07, 2015 | 9:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 11:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 08, 2015 | 12:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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