Liberia: World Bank Marks End Poverty Day

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The World Bank Country Office in Liberia celebrates 2019 End Poverty Day today, Thursday, 17 October in Oldest Congo Town, German Embassy Compound.

According to a media advisory issued by the Bank, the theme for this year's commemoration is: Ending Learning Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: What will it take?

The advisory issued by Communication Officer Michael Nyumah Sahr continues that the Bank is also expected to launch a flagship publication with the same title: Ending Learning Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: What will it take?

The exercise, which will be characterized by a video conference connecting with other Africa countries kicks off at 11:00 a.m. with in-country dialogue sessions followed by opening remarks, feedback from country offices, presentation on Learning Poverty Report by Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi, World Bank Global Director, Education Team; Comments from AFR Human Development Team, questions and answers session, Way Forward and Action Plan, respectively.

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