This week the World Bank hosted its annual Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C. The following video was shared with an audience attending a call to action for the millenium generation: End Poverty by the Year 2030.
At the event at the World Bank's headquarters in Washington DC, President Jim Yong Kim and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met with young global leaders (Ashish J. Thakkar, Mara Group and Foundation; Chernor Bah, Chair Global Education First Initiative; Hugh Evans, Founder & CEO Global Poverty Project; Nargis Shirazi, Co-founder WO-MAN foundation) to share stories of inspiration and hope.
The Bank also published a blog that gives more information on the Global Poverty Project petition calling on countries to support efforts to end extreme poverty by 2030, a link to the live event on April 10: #EndPoverty 2030: Millennials Take on the Challenge and photos and logos of the campaign that you can download. Stay tuned for more updates!
Source: World Bank