http://www.weforum.org/ 29.04.2011 Fernando Pimentel, Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade of Brazil, told the World Economic Forum on Latin America that a new form of consensus in Brazil is taking shape towards the construction of a "great" national project. "The country has found its way and it will carry on," he said.
http://www.weforum.org/ 04.05.2011Lerato Mbele , Senior Anchor, CNBC Africa, South Africa answers the question "How can we translate vision to action in Africa?" at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, South Africa, 4-6 May.
http://www.weforum.org/ 04.05.2011 Dennis H. George, General Secretary, Federation of Unions of South Africa, South Africa answers the question "How can we translate vision to action in Africa?" at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, South Africa, 4-6 May.
http://www.weforum.org 29.04.2011 With two major sports events, the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016, how will Brazil leverage sports to drive economic growth and social progress? Moderated by Amrita Cheema, Anchor, Deutsche Welle TV, Germany Session Panellists Tony Blair, UN Middle East Quartet Representative; Global Agenda Council on Conflict Prevention Charlie Denson, President, Nike Brand, Nike, USA Juergen Griesbeck, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Streetfootballworld, Germany Mark Penn, Worldwide President and Chief Executive Officer, Burson-Marsteller, USA Renato Augusto Villela, Secretary of State for Finance, Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
http://www.weforum.org 29.04.2011 William R. Rhodes, Senior Adviser for Latin America, World Economic Forum USA, called for attention to a possible inflation threat in the world economy at the World Economic Forum on Latin America, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 27-29 April.
Developing Asia must adapt its export-driven model and develop new engines of growth if the region is to sustain the robust economic expansion it has enjoyed in recent decades, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said today.
Microinsurance is a key tool to help the world's poor cope with unexpected setbacks, a panel of experts said today.
Rising labor and other production costs are threatening Asia-s competitiveness and preventing many countries from transitioning beyond the hard-won middle income status they have attained in recent...
ADB today concluded the 44th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors in Ha Noi, Viet Nam and announced that the 2012 meeting would take place in Manila, Philippines.
ADB Panel: Improved Connectivity Through Infrastructure Critical to Sustain Asia and Pacific's Economic Growth
Infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific must not only be strengthened and expanded but also enable the cost-effective movement of goods, services, and people across boundaries if the region is to su...
ADB Vice President Ursula Schaefer-Preuss discusses the constructive and profitable role private sector businesses can play in extending microinsurance to the poorest bottom billion.