World Bank Group Virtual Report Launch: Financial Protection of Critical Infrastructure Services
On March 11, 2021, the World Bank Group’s Crisis and Disaster Risk Finance (CDRF) team held a webinar launch of a report on the Financial Protection of Critical Infrastructure Services. Written by the CDRF team in partnership with APEC, the report "Financial Protection of Critical Infrastructure Services" presents a preliminary operational framework to strengthen the financial resilience of infrastructure services. The launch presented the study’s key findings and brought together experiences from across countries and academia on how to design, implement and scale actions to strengthen the resilience of infrastructure services against shocks.
A panel of seasoned speakers from various sectors gave framing presentations and ignite talks. Over 170 attendees joined from client countries on 4 different continents, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, and academia. The post-event page here brings together the recording of the webinar, presentation slides, and the report.