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what will it take to solve our biggest development challenges like unemployment gaps gender inequality amp eco
What will it take to solve our biggest development challenges – like unemployment, #education gaps, gender inequality & #ClimateChange? 

Economists & experts in 6 regions weigh in July 24-25 in our first 24-hour #Econothon. Get the details: 
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in east asia amp pacific fell by over 920 million people from 1990 2013 can we expect more good news hear econ
#Poverty in East Asia & Pacific fell by over 920 million people from 1990-2013.  Can we expect more good news? Hear economists & interact with experts July 24-25 during our 24-hour #Econothon. Join us! 
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literate professionals can proactively engage in evidence based analysis policymaking and feedback and improve
#Data literate professionals can proactively engage in evidence-based analysis, policymaking and feedback, and improve the delivery of public services in Nepal. - @WorldBankNepal #Data4Nepal4Nepal
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extending the main power grid to serve remote communities is often too expensive mini grids are now one of the
Extending the main power grid to serve remote communities is often too expensive. Mini grids are now one of the core solutions to close the global #energyaccess gap. Find out more: #endenergypoverty
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skills investment in training has a significant impact on the probability of securing a formal job and on earn
Skills investment in #youth training has a significant impact on
the probability of securing a formal job and on earnings in an urban labor
market. And these gains last over time. #YouthSkillsDay
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where can the youth find employment youthskillsday
Where can the #youth find employment?

#YouthSkillsDay
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have you heard of lab 20 it s a new way to share knowledge on transformation
Have you heard of #Medellin Lab 2.0? It's a new way to share knowledge on #urban transformation ➡️ #Colombia🇨🇴 #WorldCitiesSummit #Cities4All
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our deserve to be equipped with the they need to thrive in an increasingly demanding and uncertain world adixo
"Our #youth deserve to be equipped with the #skills they need to thrive in an increasingly demanding and uncertain #job world." - @ADixon_WB
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by 2030 in the 54 poorest countries there will be a 176 billion financing gap between whats needed and whats a
By 2030 in the 54 poorest countries, there will be a $176 BILLION #health financing gap between what’s needed and what’s available to ensure quality, affordable health services.

#dataviz #HealthForAll #investinpeople
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global population 1960 around 3 billion 1987 surpassed 5 billion 2018 around 76 billion 2050 projected to reac
Global population:
1960 - around 3 billion.
1987 - surpassed 5 billion.
2018 - around 7.6 billion.
2050 - projected to reach nearly 10 billion.

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half of the world s poor live in these 5 countries india nigeria democratic republic of congo ethiopia banglad
Half of the world's poor live in these 5 countries:

🇮🇳 India
🇳🇬 Nigeria
🇨🇩 Democratic Republic of Congo
🇪🇹 Ethiopia
🇧🇩 Bangladesh

#CountPovertyOut #EndPoverty
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by 2050 the planet will have 9 billion people food production must increase 70 to feed them all ittakes
By 2050, the planet will have 9 billion people. Food production must increase 70% to feed them all: #ittakes
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the top remittance recipients in 2018 india 786 b china 674 b mexico 357 b philippines 338 b egypt 289 b
The top remittance recipients in 2018:

India 🇮🇳 – 78.6 B
China 🇨🇳 - 67.4 B
Mexico 🇲🇽 – 35.7 B
Philippines 🇵🇭 - 33.8 B
Egypt 🇪🇬 - 28.9 B
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president my plea to young people force us to make the right decisions so you can live in the world that you w
President : My plea to young people: Force us to make the right decisions so you can live in the world that you want. #GenUnlimited #UNGA
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top five countries where gap is a big or moderately big problem 1 mexico 89 2 nigeria 83 3 chile 80 4 colombia
Top five countries where #income gap is a big or moderately big problem:
1. Mexico 🇲🇽 ⟶ 89%
2. Nigeria 🇳🇬 ⟶ 83%
3. Chile 🇨🇱 ⟶ 80%
4. Colombia 🇨🇴 ⟶ 80%
5. Sierra Leone🇸🇱 ⟶ 79%

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were learning from innovators and disruptive tech firms and exploring new partnerships to leverage and to blog
We’re learning from innovators and disruptive tech firms and exploring new partnerships to leverage #BigData and #IoT to #endpoverty. Blog by :
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educating a girl is one of the best investments her family community and country can make rt if you agree
Educating a girl is one of the best investments her family, community, and country can make. RT if you agree! #edu #InvestInPeople
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half of the world s poor live in these 5 countries india nigeria democratic republic of congo ethiopia banglad
Half of the world's poor live in these 5 countries:
🇮🇳 India
🇳🇬 Nigeria
🇨🇩 Democratic Republic of Congo
🇪🇹 Ethiopia
🇧🇩 Bangladesh
#CountPovertyOut #EndPoverty
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top 5 private investment destinations for in 2017 china indonesia mexico brazil pakistan find out how your cou
Top 5 private investment destinations for #infrastructure in 2017?
- China 🇨🇳
- Indonesia 🇮🇩
- Mexico 🇲🇽
- Brazil 🇧🇷
- Pakistan 🇵🇰
Find out how your country fares: #PPIDB #privatesector #Fin4Dev
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will no longer finance upstream and after 2019
#BreakingNews : will no longer finance upstream and aft#oiler 20#gas19#OnePlanet
Total(1) => 0.60580897331238 f_f_QM(2) => 0.32493305206299 indS(2) => 0.070203065872192 indM(2) => 0.25057220458984 indM_1(2) => 0.05893087387085 indM_2(2) => 0.011471033096313 indM_4(2) => 0.024488925933838 indM_5(2) => 0.056446075439453 indM_6(2) => 0.0028669834136963 indM_7(2) => 0.020405054092407 indM_8(2) => 0.0044569969177246 indM_9(2) => 0.031702041625977 indM_10(2) => 0.039308071136475 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.27849888801575 f_f_dT(20) => 0.27821087837219