Partners’ Roundtable on Investing in the Early Years: Identifying Synergies and Catalyzing Action
Featured a diverse body of foundations, private and public sector global partners to brainstorm on strategic implementation of investing in the early years of a child’s life. Hosted at the World Bank led by:
- Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group;
- Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia;
Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF
Investing in the early years not only transforms a child’s life, it can alter the trajectory of a nation’s growth and competitiveness. Thanks to a growing body of scientific evidence, we now understand that investments in the early years are critical to ensure in helping children achieve their full potential, and escape the cycle of poverty. The Partners’ Roundtable will convene leaders from key global agencies, civil society organizations, foundations, and the private sector who are also convinced that investing in the early years is essential in enabling households and countries to succeed in the 4th industrial revolution.