World Bank Youth Summit 2018

World Bank Youth Summit 2018: Unleashing the Power of Human Capital

December 3-4, 2018

1818 H St NW, Washington, DC 20433

Established in 2013, the Youth Summit is an annual event held by the World Bank Group (WBG) to engage with youth globally on the most pressing topics facing their generation. The primary goals of the Summit are to (1) empower youth to explore innovative ideas for tackling development challenges, (2) provide youth with the tools to build and engage in impactful projects, and (3) promote dialogue between youth, the WBG, and other key stakeholders globally.

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Banque Mondiale – Programme destiné aux jeunes professionnels (YPP)

IMG_3226-1La période de dépôt de candidature pour participer au Programme destiné aux jeunes professionnels (YPP) débute le 14 juin 2018 et s’achèvera le 31 juillet 2018. Les informations relatives à ce programme sont disponibles uniquement en anglais car la maîtrise de la langue anglaise fait partie des prérequis pour pouvoir postuler. Informations et candidature »

IFC Recruitment Drive for Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Nationals

IFC-CMCO_Horizontal_CMYKThe International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing economies around the world. In FY17, we delivered a record $19.3 billion in long-term financing for developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to help end poverty and boost shared prosperity. 

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World Bank – 3rd Africa Fellowship Program for Ph.D. students and recent graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals

IMG_3237-2The Africa Region of the World Bank Group (WBG) is announcing the third Africa Fellowship Program for Ph.D. students and recent graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals. The program intends to attract young African talent to the World Bank Group workplace. The deadline to submit an application is November 19, 2017. MORE

IFC Young Professionals Program

ifc-ypp-photo1IFC’s Young Professionals Program is a unique opportunity to launch your career as a global investment professional helping to build the private sector in developing countries. You will join as an Associate in the Investment, Advisory or Treasury streams and will be based in Washington DC for at least one year. You will build your expertise through engagements in different countries, close to IFC’s clients. The program is open to final year students working toward an advanced degree such as an MBA, JD, other relevant Masters degrees or recent graduates. Continue reading

OFFRE D’EMPLOI – World Bank Group Recruitment Drive

IMG_3222-1The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at attracting qualified candidates to fill positions in selected areas. Employment opportunities will be in various technical areas and professional streams for talented and diverse young and mid-career professionals.

A career with the World Bank Group offers a unique and exciting opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals who have a passion for international development. As a staff member at the Bank Group, you will get the opportunity to contribute to the effort to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. Continue reading

The World Bank Turned My Father’s Dream Into A Nightmare. He Went On A Hunger Strike To Fight Back

IMG_3237-2Quand le job rêvé se transforme en cauchemar: les tribulations d’un fonctionnaire éthiopien de la Banque Mondiale.

In 1978, my father, Yonas Biru, fled Ethiopia to escape a reign of terror imposed by a communist junta. His endeavor was risky. Anyone who was caught fleeing was shot dead on the spot. He fled under the cover of night with only the clothes he wore, a plastic water canteen and an Ethiopian Coptic cross. Continue reading

World Bank, Senior Economist: Sierra Leone Country Office (Oct 31 deadline)

IMG_3237-2Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

The World Bank is recruiting a Senior Economist based in Sierra Leone who will work with the Practice, based in a client country in West and Central Africa. The selected candidate will be an integral part of the country team and the global MFM GP, and will report to the MFM Practice Manager based in Washington DC. Key responsibilities include: (i) Leading key operational and analytical tasks; (ii) conducting detailed analysis of selected policy areas; (iii) carrying out policy dialogue with the Government as needed; and (iv) working closely with the Program Leader and rest of the MFM team to ensure timely and high quality delivery of MFM products. Continue reading

World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program

IMG_3237-1Sub-Saharan African nationals who are Ph.D. students are encouraged to apply for a six-month fellowship by September 30!
  • Ph.D. students from Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly women, are eligible to apply for the World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program
  • World Bank Group Fellows will spend a minimum of six months getting hands-on experience at World Bank headquarters in Washington D.C., or country offices
  • Fellows will work on economic policy, technical assistance to countries, and lending for eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity

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