Can Lebanon be saved? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Can Lebanon be saved? | The Stream” – below is their description. Hunger has taken hold across Lebanon. Reeling from economic collapse, the coronavirus pandemic and skyrocketing inflation, millions of people are struggling to put food on the table this month, let alone commemorate Ramadan. For most, … Read more Can Lebanon be saved? | The Stream

Sahel’s Great Green Wall: Communities say project to plant trees is failing

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sahel’s Great Green Wall: Communities say project to plant trees is failing” – below is their description. As the seas rise around Bangladesh, countries in Africa face the challenge of spreading deserts. The Great Green Wall initiative aims to plant trees from West to East Africa to … Read more Sahel’s Great Green Wall: Communities say project to plant trees is failing

Wealth inequality blamed for northern Mozambique conflict

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Wealth inequality blamed for northern Mozambique conflict” – below is their description. Anger about the distribution of wealth is being blamed for the conflict in northern Mozambique. The violence has killed at least 2,600 people since late 2017 and displaced close to 700,000. The World Bank says … Read more Wealth inequality blamed for northern Mozambique conflict

More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty” – below is their description. More than three million Lebanese – almost half the population – are facing a tough Ramadan. The monthly cost of iftar, or the meal to break their fast, now costs 2.5 times the minimum wage. … Read more More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty

St Vincent running out of clean water after series of volcanic eruptions

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “St Vincent running out of clean water after series of volcanic eruptions” – below is their description. The World Bank has today pledged $20 million in aid to the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines, where at least 7,000 people have been forced to flee their … Read more St Vincent running out of clean water after series of volcanic eruptions

China on bandwagon of green growth: What’s its priority?

CGTN published this video item, entitled “China on bandwagon of green growth: What’s its priority?” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Global financial policymakers convened recently for the springtime meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. Ahead of the meetings, the IMF chief urged governments to invest in greener and smarter economies … Read more China on bandwagon of green growth: What’s its priority?

2021/04/06 China on bandwagon of green growth / Will China-EU trade snag last long?

CGTN published this video item, entitled “2021/04/06 China on bandwagon of green growth / Will China-EU trade snag last long?” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Global financial policymakers gathered recently for the springtime meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. Ahead of the meetings, the IMF chief urged … Read more 2021/04/06 China on bandwagon of green growth / Will China-EU trade snag last long?

World Bank Chief Economist Says Poor Nations Need Debt Forgiveness

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “World Bank Chief Economist Says Poor Nations Need Debt Forgiveness” – below is their description. Apr.05 — World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart discusses the outlook for the global economy and policy amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bank’s President David Malpass said Monday the Group of 20 gathering of finance … Read more World Bank Chief Economist Says Poor Nations Need Debt Forgiveness

World Bank President David Malpass on Yellen’s corporate tax proposal

CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “World Bank President David Malpass on Yellen’s corporate tax proposal” – below is their description. World Bank President David Malpass talks to ‘Closing Bell’ about Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s proposal that there be a global minimum corporate tax, as well as how he thinks other countries will react … Read more World Bank President David Malpass on Yellen’s corporate tax proposal

Capacity Development Talk: The IMF’s Engagement on Social Protection

IMF published this video item, entitled “Capacity Development Talk: The IMF’s Engagement on Social Protection” – below is their description. Inequality around the world has been growing in recent years, and the pandemic has only made matters worse. As a result, more and more of the IMF’s policy advice and capacity development collaborations have focused … Read more Capacity Development Talk: The IMF’s Engagement on Social Protection

Exploring Climate Change Stress Test for Banks

IMF published this video item, entitled “Exploring Climate Change Stress Test for Banks” – below is their description. How to assess financial risks associated with climate change? A new approach by IMF and World Bank staff provides a bank solvency stress test with coherent climate change, disaster, and macroeconomic scenarios, using the case of the … Read more Exploring Climate Change Stress Test for Banks

Spring Meetings 2021 Curtain Raiser: Overcoming the Crisis and Building a More Resilient Economy

IMF published this video item, entitled “Spring Meetings 2021 Curtain Raiser: Overcoming the Crisis and Building a More Resilient Economy” – below is their description. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva discusses the global economy and policy priorities with the Council on Foreign Relations ahead of the 2021 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings. IMF YouTube Channel Got … Read more Spring Meetings 2021 Curtain Raiser: Overcoming the Crisis and Building a More Resilient Economy

International Debt Architecture and Liquidity – Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and

United Nations published this video item, entitled “International Debt Architecture and Liquidity – Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and” – below is their description. Join Prime Ministers of Canada and Jamaica and @UNSG for Heads of State Meeting on International Debt Architecture and Liquidity to address debt vulnerability, build on solutions to … Read more International Debt Architecture and Liquidity – Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and

Anti-government protests rock Senegal – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Anti-government protests rock Senegal – BBC News” – below is their description. Senegal has been experiencing what many say is the worst civil unrest in more than a decade. Thousands of young people took to the streets earlier this month, in anti-government protests. The West African nation is … Read more Anti-government protests rock Senegal – BBC News