The 2019 World Bank Annual Meetings offered insights into the evolving priorities and challenges for the institution. Issues like IDA replenishment, debt, accountability, and fragile states all emerged as key topics of conversation — with the bank’s leader reinforcing his vision for a country-based focus in its work.
Devex Deputy News Editor Jessica Abrahams spoke to Senior Reporters Michael Igoe and Sophie Edwards live from the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. for a peek behind the scenes of the week’s meetings — and what this year’s gathering mean for the development sector.
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