【UN】 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to participate in World Bank, IMF spring meetings

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim(left) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon(right)
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his Deputy Jan Eliasson will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in a series of events taking place in line with the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it was announced on Monday, April 7th, 2014.

On Thursday, April 10th, Ban will join World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in events on anti-poverty measures and education. The first of those is called "End Poverty Call to Action," and the second one, which includes Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, is called "Learning for All".

On Friday, April 11th, Ban and President Kim will participate in a number of events, including on moving towards universal health coverage by 2030, on climate change, on providing sanitation and water for all, and on inequality and shared prosperity. They also expect to meet with the heads of the multilateral development banks.
Ban will return to New York late Friday.

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