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September 2018

Retiree Medical Insurance: What You Need To Know

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MC 10-100

Speaker: Sharon Puckett:1818 Committee Member Questions about your retiree medical benefits? Uncertain whom to contact with concerns? Confused how Medicare works with WBG insurance 1818 Society members are offering a one-hour presentation about these issues and how the 1818 Society works to safeguard your medical benefits. Space is available on first-come, first-served basis. You must register to attend. Please give 24 hr. notice if cannot attend. Register HERE  

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A Conversation with Jaime Saavedra, Senior Director and Head of the Education Global Practice

September 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
G 7-011

Join us for an informal conversation with Jaime Saavedra,  head of the Bank’s Education Global Practice.     Jaime has led groundbreaking work in the areas of poverty and inequality, employment and labor markets, the economics of education, and monitoring and evaluation systems.   He was Peru’s Mister of Education from 2013 to 2016, and previously worked at the Bank as Director for Poverty Reduction and Equity.  Topics will include:  what he learned about effecting education change in Peru, the challenges the Bank…

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Africanistan: Development or Jihad

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
MC6-860, World Bank Main Complex

Seminar of the Social & Environmental Thematic Group and the Economics Thematic Group Speaker: Serge Michailof Serge Michailof will present the updated version of his book “Africanistan: Development or Jihad” that has attracted considerable attention in France and francophone Africa. Drawing from his extensive experience in fragile and conflict-affected countries, Serge Michailof draws a parallel between the development of insecurity and progressive collapse of state control over huge areas in the Sahel since 2010, and over most of Afghanistan since…

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