Most people pay less than $5 per month for the drug. But some pay $11,002

first_img Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTED STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. A version of this story first appeared in D.C. Diagnosis, STAT’s weekly newsletter about the politics and policy of health and medicine. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox.WASHINGTON — “Most* patients pay between $0 and $5 per month” for Janssen’s drug Stelara, the chart proclaims. By Nicholas Florko April 17, 2019 Reprints STAT Nicholas Florko GET STARTED Washington Correspondent Nicholas Florko reports on the the intersection of politics and health policy. He is the author the newsletter “D.C. Diagnosis.” [email protected] @NicholasFlorko center_img Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. What’s included? About the Author Reprints What is it? Most people pay less than $5 per month for the drug. But some pay $11,002 Politics Log In | Learn More Tags drug pricingpharmaceuticalspolicySTAT+websitelast_img read more

MFDA begins sketching map to new SRO

first_img Keywords Self-regulatory organizations,  Regulatory reformCompanies Canadian Securities Administrators, Mutual Fund Dealers Association, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Horn speaker for public relations sign symbol, vintage color - sun with blue sky 123RF The ongoing battle over the future of self-regulation escalated on Tuesday when the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) announced that it is developing a plan for implementing its proposed vision for a new SRO.Last year, the MFDA published a paper setting out its proposed model for a new SRO that would oversee all registered firms, including exempt market dealers (EMDs) and portfolio managers, alongside fund dealers and investment dealers, while hiving off the responsibility of market regulation to the provincial securities regulators. Regulators must avert looming irrelevance: IAP Share this article and your comments with peers on social media James Langton MFDA seeks to speed up account transfers OSC seeks market structure expertise Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Related news The MFDA proposal came amid a review of the SRO structure that’s being undertaken by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA). Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce has also recommended reforming self-regulation by merging the MFDA with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the short-term, with the ultimate goal of expanding oversight to other registration categories over time.The MFDA is now pushing ahead with the development of an “implementation roadmap” for its preferred model, which, it argued, is closely aligned with the recommendations of the Ontario task force.“The task force’s recommendations to create a new single SRO to oversee all advisory firms, with a strengthened accountability framework, including its governance recommendation to include CSA nominees on the new SRO board, are very much aligned with the MFDA’s proposals,” the MFDA said in a notice.In the meantime, the CSA is continuing to review the comments it received on its consultation on SRO reform, and has indicated that it will publish its conclusions later this year.“The roadmap is intended to support the ongoing consultations on fundamental reform of securities industry self-regulation currently being conducted under the leadership and direction of the CSA,” the MFDA said in a release.“Our goal is to empower and assist all stakeholders — investors, industry, regulators and governments — in envisioning a clear path toward a new SRO driven first and foremost by the public interest, and underpinned by sound governance, industry expertise and responsiveness to investor and market needs,” said Mark Gordon, president and CEO of the MFDA. “A clear implementation roadmap, which enables everyone to visualize how such change can be achieved, is a critical step in this effort.”Notwithstanding the MFDA’s efforts, IIROC has advocated for a straightforward merger of the two existing SROs. Trade groups for the EMD sector and portfolio managers have opposed being drawn into an SRO altogether.last_img read more

Experts Contracted to Probe July 15 Blackout to Arrive Next Week

first_imgRelatedExperts Contracted to Probe July 15 Blackout to Arrive Next Week RelatedExperts Contracted to Probe July 15 Blackout to Arrive Next Week RelatedExperts Contracted to Probe July 15 Blackout to Arrive Next Week Experts Contracted to Probe July 15 Blackout to Arrive Next Week UncategorizedAugust 1, 2006center_img Advertisements FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail The government has concluded arrangements to host a team of experts from Canada, who will conduct investigations into the power outage that plunged the island into darkness on July 15.Information and Development Minister, Senator Colin Campbell, who made the announcement at yesterday’s (July 31) post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House, said that the five-member team would arrive in the island next week and their investigations would cover the regulatory operations as well as the administration processes of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS). “The preliminary schedule envisages that the enquiry will begin with the technical and engineering causes and issues, following which attention will be shifted to the administrative, managerial and regulatory aspects of the enquiry,” he told journalists.Industry, Technology, Energy and Commerce Minister, Phillip Paulwell at the request of Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, had asked the JPS to provide an urgent explanation as to the reason for the blackout.Not happy with the report made to the government by the management of the JPS, the Prime Minister further instructed Minister Paulwell to secure the services of the Canadian experts to conduct an independent investigation.At a post-Cabinet press briefing on July 17, Minister Campbell said that, “the Prime Minister insists that the country cannot be comfortable unless we know the specific reasons for the outage as this matter has serious national security and national defence consequences”.The investigative team will be comprised of members of a United States-Canada task force, which investigated a similar power outage in the New York/Ontario border region in August 2003, said to one of the biggest blackouts in North American history.last_img read more

Mental Health Training Bolsters Support For Workers

first_imgMental Health Training Bolsters Support For Workers VIC PremierMore than 160 Victorian business chambers and local councils have led from the front during a tough year, signing up for specialist mental health training so they can better help small businesses.Minister for Small Business Jaala Pulford today encouraged other business chambers and councils to access the free training program facilitated by St John Ambulance, which provides accredited training to swiftly boost mental health capabilities within local business communities.The St John training program is part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $26 million Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for Victorian Business program launched in August. Some 129 participants have completed the training and 39 more have been accepted to attend sessions.This program is designed to build capability within local business networks to help them cope with wellbeing or mental health challenges, and provides a nationally recognised qualification in mental health first response.Further mental health support is available for small business owners seven days a the week through the Partners in Wellbeing helpline (1300 375 330). This free, confidential service also includes immediate access to financial counsellors.Expressions of interest for the St John Ambulance training program close this Friday – 18 December. Go to to find out more.As stated by Minister for Small Business Jaala Pulford“It’s fantastic that so many business chambers and councils have taken up the St Johns training – it’s recognition that business leaders take mental health seriously.”“There’s still time for more organisations to get involved so that staff can be best placed to deal with issues that arise in their local communities.”As stated by St John Ambulance Victoria chief executive Gordon Botwright“Mental health awareness has never been more important – that’s why we’re proud to support this mental health and wellbeing initiative with training that will back businesses, their staff and wider communities.”As stated by Committee for Gippsland chief executive Jane Oakley“I highly recommend the St John Ambulance program.”“Before doing the training, I didn’t feel equipped to have a real conversation about someone’s mental wellbeing, but it has empowered me and confirmed it’s okay to discuss mental illness with people who you suspect might be doing it tough.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Ambulance, Ambulance Victoria, Andrews, AusPol, Australia, business, counsellors, deal, gordon, Government, health, local council, mental, mental health, Minister, Small Business, small business owner, Victorialast_img read more

2018 Luxury & Supercar Weekend

first_imgCreated with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 Pfaff Auto’s Chris Green gases up a Pagani Huayra. The Huayra BC, a $4.5 million hypercar, makes its Canadian public debut at the Luxury & Supercar Weekend.  Submitted VANCOUVER — The kids are back to school, the traffic chaos has returned to Metro Vancouver streets and Canucks’ training camp is just around the corner.All of which means its also time for the city’s annual over-the-top car show at VanDusen Botanical Garden. And the 2018 edition of the Luxury & Supercar Weekend will not disappoint, with a combined value of more than a quarter-billion dollars of metal, carbon fibre and leather treasures scattered across 17 acres of verdant lawn.“As the country’s premier luxury lifestyle and automotive event, Luxury & Supercar Weekend attracts exhibitors and visitors from across the world,” says show president Craig Stowe. “Over the past nine years, we’ve become a signature destination event that attracts those that share a passion for luxury goods and supercars.” RELATED TAGSSupercarLuxury CarsLuxury VehiclesNew VehiclesSupercarsVancouver The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever This year’s stunning showcase of the luxury lifestyle features a couple of Canadian firsts, including the public launch of the $4.5-million Pagani Huayra BC hyper car and the only Canadian stop on the world tour of the first Porsche ever built, the 356 ‘No. 1’ Roadster in celebration of the marque’s 70th anniversary. There’s also the Western Canadian debut of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, the automaker’s first-ever foray in the SUV segment, a Singer Porsche Williams DLS worth $2.2 million, a Ferrari Portofino and the all-new 2019 BMW M850i Coupe. Other invited manufacturers include Lamborghini, McLaren, Bugatti, Koenigsegg, Maserati, Bentley, Aston Martin, Porsche, Range Rover, Jaguar, Cadillac, Acura NSX and Karma, Singer Porsche.Speaking of Lamborghini, what is surely the most powerful, and is certainly the most modified 2018 Huracan Performante on the planet will be at the show. Vancouver tech entrepreneur Kevin Gordon has spent considerable money and time in creating this super supercar, and to fully appreciate it is to see it in the flesh (which is completely carbon fibre).In the first few years of the show it was just about the new, shiny stuff, but an evolution took hold and over the past few years a fantastic Concours collector vehicle tribute display has been cultivated. This year is no exception and will include the 40th anniversary of the Defender, the Dino Ferrari, and what show organizer call the ‘world’s finest collection of Vipers.’Another somewhat new aspect of the show is the luxury and supercar auction, which takes place tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. and will see $10 million worth of vehicles cross the floor under the professional guidance of ADESA auctions.On Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Steinway’s “Concert in the Garden” will feature the winner of the Steinway Piano Competition and Steinway Young Artist Club. There are also daily high-fashion runway shows (12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.) presented by Oakridge Centre with brands by Blubird, Hugo Boss, Harry Rosen, Boys’ Co and Stuart Weitzman.And finally, there’s an expanded section that includes pop-up bars, food tents and full access to purveyors of fine watches, luxury pianos, boats and luxury goods.The recently departed Robin Leach would feel right at home.IF YOU GOWHEN: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.WHERE: VanDusen Botanical Garden, 37th Ave. & Oak St., VancouverADMISSION (one day): VIP site-wide admission (19+) $125; VIP site-wide admission aged 6 to 18 years: $75. 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Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Vancouver hot shoe Scott Hargrove strikes a pose with some friends on the lawn. Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2As part of the automaker’s 70th anniversary celebrations, Porsche is sending the 356 #001 show car around the world, including a stop at the Luxury & Supercar Weekend at VanDusen Botanical Garden.Submitted Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2The ‘Luxury’ element of the weekend includes some very high-end jeweller displays.Jenelle Schneider/PNG Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2This lovely collection of MGAs from a past show underscores that there’s something for all tastes at the weekend event.PNG Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2The Rolls-Royce Cullinan, the first-ever SUV from the legendary automaker, makes its Western Canadian debut at the show.Rolls-Royce Motor Cars We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. 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Kelly Fox named CU Boulder executive vice chancellor and COO

first_imgCategories:AdministrationCampus Community Chancellor Phil DiStefano announced today that he has promoted Kelly Fox to executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer.In a message to campus leadership, DiStefano noted that the promotion is in recognition of the broad nature of Fox’s portfolio, which includes oversight of the university’s organizational, finance, and business strategy; budget and capital planning process; human resources, enrollment management, infrastructure, and information technology organizations; strategic relations and communications; compliance, safety, and institutional equity functions; and includes the operational management of athletics.Fox joined CU Boulder as senior vice chancellor and chief financial officer in July 2012, after serving as vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer for the University of Colorado system administration. Prior to that position, she served as system budget director from 2001 to 2004. Previously, she was director of policy, planning and analysis at the Colorado School of Mines and held budget, policy and planning posts with the Colorado Office of State Planning and Budgeting and the National Conference of State Legislatures.“As a partner to Provost Russ Moore and a senior advisor to me, Kelly uses a strategic and collaborative approach to support and advance our teaching, service and research missions,” said DiStefano. “Her leadership in these areas has advanced CU Boulder’s strategic imperatives to lead, innovate and be impactful in unprecedented ways, setting CU Boulder apart among its peers.” Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mailcenter_img Published: Aug. 20, 2019 last_img read more

Roache Gully in St. Thomas to be repaired

first_imgRoache Gully in St. Thomas to be repaired TransportOctober 5, 2011 Advertisements By Chris Patterson, JIS Reporter RelatedRoache Gully in St. Thomas to be repaired RelatedRoache Gully in St. Thomas to be repaired FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail KINGSTON — Work is expected to get underway on the Roache Gully retaining wall in St. Thomas, following the signing of a $23.2 million contract for the project. Roache Gully is situated on the main road between White Horses and Morant Bay. The contract was signed by Minister of Transport and Works, Hon. Michael Henry; State Minister in the Ministry, Hon. Othniel Lawrence; Member of Parliament for West St. Thomas, James Robertson; and Director, Rebar Construction Limited, Jermaine Robinson, at  a ceremony, held at the Ministry’s offices in Kingston, on October 4. Speaking at the signing, Minister Henry said the work is expected to be completed in 12 weeks. He said the scope of work would include the construction of 1,060 square metres of random rubble wall of approximately 50 metres in length. “Its construction will add to the width of the roadway in that vicinity (gully) by approximately 1.5 metres,” he said. The Minister said the project is of critical importance to residents of both communities who benefit directly, and to motorists who use the roadway. He urged the contractors to implement the project within budget and on time. Mr. Henry said the works to be done are as a result of a breakaway which was caused by Tropical Storm Nicole last year, adding that the work is designed to restore the section of the roadway at that location. RelatedRoache Gully in St. Thomas to be repairedlast_img read more

Taskforce to Aid in Growth of Animation Industry

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Photo: JIS Photographer RelatedStudents Urged to be Responsible Digital Citizens A high-level working group has been convened to aid in facilitating the growth and development of Jamaica’s animation industry.The group, which has been assembled by Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, comprises of stakeholders from the public and private sectors, the animation industry, training institutions, business support services, and financial institutions.“The taskforce has already started to craft the policy framework required to support all aspects of the industry, through the provision of the most enabling environment,” the Minister informed on July 17, as he addressed an animation workshop at JAMPRO’s New Kingston offices.The establishment of the group is among initiatives by the Government to drive growth in the animation sector and position Jamaica as the animation hub of the entire Americas.Mr. Hylton said that through JAMPRO and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a finishing school will be developed to equip animators with the skills to compete on the world stage.He informed that the administration is already in discussion with the HEART Trust/NTA for the inclusion of an animation workforce training course, to be added to their curriculum, “to produce Jamaica’s first home grown batch of animators”.Currently valued at over US$200 billion, the global animation industry has been growing at a tremendous pace over the past four years, expanding by over $1 billion per year, which is equivalent to a 20 per cent yearly growth rate.Minister Hylton said that this presents tremendous economic opportunities for Jamaica and the Government is committed to ensuring that “we do not miss the animation boat”. He noted that the network of animators and animation outfits in Jamaica continues to grow, with four animation studios exporting their services globally.He said that Jamaica has many advantages in the sector including access to a large, skilled workforce, a near shore advantage and cultural affinity with the large animation markets of the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. In addition, Jamaica is the third largest English-speaking nation in the Western Hemisphere, with a strong reputation for creativity.“Outsourcing in the animation industry is lucrative, and makes for good business sense because gone are the days when any job is completed in one location. In 2012, global animation revenue in entertainment alone generated over US$100 billion, most of which was specific to the video game industry, and discrete elements of any video game are produced in several spaces.  The ship of outsourcing animation is sailing, and Jamaica needs to be on board,” he stated.The Minister further noted that animation can be integrated into pre-existing plans, such as the Logistics Hub Initiative, tourism and sports.“In exploring the possibilities for the growth of the animation industry, we need to factor in the linkages to other industries.  For example, animation is a tried and proven methodology for the creation of training videos in every discipline at every level. It will also undoubtedly play an important role in a wide range of communication and media related activity associated with the development of the Logistics Hub,” he said.Stating that a “platinum opportunity” awaits the country in the global animation industry, he said that Jamaica must prepare and position itself to take advantage of the opportunities, and use them as platforms for economic growth, and job and wealth creation.“Becoming a key player in the global animation industry will have a significant positive impact on the medium, small and micro enterprises (MSME) sector and will support the goals of the National Development Plan Vision 2030.The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce remains committed to that wider goal of economic development and in building the animation industry …Jamaica’s brand dominance exists in the areas of sports, music and aspects of culture. Let us now work towards carving out our niche and becoming a mega brand in global animation,” he stated.Chairman, JAMPRO, Milton Samuda, said being a labour intensive industry, animation provides employment opportunities for Jamaica’s inventive youth and more importantly, given the highly mobile attributes of the sector, it has a strong potential for the exports of services and the earning of well-needed foreign exchange for Jamaica.“JAMPRO has played a significant role to date in engaging our animators and establishing linkages with external stakeholders – both from a developmental and support point-of-view as well as in respect for demand for animation services,” he said.He said that through the workshop, the organisation is seeking to continue the critical work required to lay the foundation for building the Jamaican animation industry.Entitled: ‘SME Internalisation: Positioning the animation industry for investments and exports’, the workshop was put on by JAMPRO in collaboration with the IDB. Story HighlightsA high-level working group has been convened to aid in facilitating the growth and development of Jamaica’s animation industry.The group, which has been assembled by Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, comprises of stakeholders from the public and private sectors, the animation industry, training institutions, business support services, and financial institutions.“The taskforce has already started to craft the policy framework required to support all aspects of the industry, through the provision of the most enabling environment,” the Minister informed on July 17, as he addressed an animation workshop at JAMPRO’s New Kingston offices. RelatedYoung People Benefitting from Animation Trainingcenter_img Taskforce to Aid in Growth of Animation IndustryJIS News | Presented by: PausePlay% buffered00:0000:00UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQualityundefinedSpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreenPlay Taskforce to Aid in Growth of Animation Industry TechnologyJuly 17, 2013Written by: Alecia Smith-Edwards Advertisements RelatedYoung People in Spanish Town to Benefit From ICT and Entrepreneurial Traininglast_img read more

Even without Woods, plenty at stake at Wyndham

first_imgGREENSBORO, N.C. – There’s still plenty at stake at the Wyndham Championship this year – even if some of the big names from last year aren’t playing. Tiger Woods didn’t return, sidelined by a back injury. And Davis Love III – a local favorite and three-time winner who had hip surgery last month – is only watching. When play begins Thursday at Sedgefield Country Club, the field once again will be littered with players trying to force their way off the PGA Tour’s bubble in the final week of golf’s regular season and earn spots in the first round of the playoffs. Others are trying to make one last impression on Love, who’s scouting as the captain of the U.S. Ryder Cup team. Woods made his only appearance in Greensboro a year ago in a last-ditch effort to make the postseason. He finished four strokes behind Love and fell short of the top 125 on the points list. Wyndham Championship: Articles, photos and videos But his presence had Sedgefield abuzz all week and helped the tournament set its modern-day attendance record of about 143,000 for the four rounds, including about 35,000 on the final day. It was the last tournament Woods played on the Tour because of a back surgery. This is the next-to-last chance to earn Ryder Cup points, with the top eight players determined after the first playoff event at The Barclays next week at Bethpage Black. Love will make his first three captain’s picks Sept. 11 after the BMW Championship in Carmel, Indiana. The final pick comes two weeks later after the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Among Love’s possibilities here this week: Jim Furyk plays his first round since shooting the first 58 in PGA Tour history during the final round of the Travelers Championship, Rickie Fowler is one of seven Olympians here and 2007 Wyndham winner Brandt Snedeker also is back. The Wyndham has long relished its spot as the last chance for The tour’s bubble players to force their way into the FedEx Cup playoffs, which are open to the top 125 players on the points list, and secure their spots on the tour for next season. ”The playoffs, obviously that’s where you can do the most damage,” said Harold Varner III, who grew up in Gastonia and played college golf at East Carolina. ”Right now, I feel good. I just want to seal my card. That’s the biggest thing because sometimes you don’t get into all the events your rookie year. ”I did a pretty good job of that, got into two majors. A lot of positives, but there’s still some big tournaments coming up, like this one this week.” Varner sure seems safe at No. 79 on the points list in his first year on tour. Others aren’t nearly so secure. Every player ranked from No. 121 to No. 135 has entered. Some, like No. 121 David Toms and No. 124 Matt Jones, want to play well enough to hold on to their spots. Others, like No. 126 Scott Stallings and No. 129 Steve Marino, need to earn enough points to move up a few spots. Perhaps they’ll draw inspiration from Love, who last year made the biggest jump in the tournament’s history. His victory propelled him from No. 186 to No. 76. But in 2014, only one player outside the top 125 – Sang-Moon Bae – earned enough points here to move into the playoffs. The year before, nobody did it.last_img read more

The World Bank Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP)

first_img ← The 14th Edition of the International Summer School Sarajevo Tweet +1 East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship Pocket June 3, 2020 Published by ludmilla Reddit LinkedIn 0 The World Bank Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP) Similar Stories Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2020 → Share 0 Deadline: 30 June 2020Open to: applicants who has master’s or doctoral degree born on or after October 1, 1988Benefits: competitive salaries and benefits to match a compelling career choiceDescriptionThe WBG YPP is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group. Young Professionals are recruited from around the world with various academic and professional backgrounds relevant to the World Bank, IFC and MIGA. They are looking for applicants who demonstrate a passion for international development, a graduate degree, relevant professional experience, and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles across our institutions.EligibilityTo be considered for the WBG YPP, applicants must:Be born on or after October 1, 1988Have a master’s or doctoral degreeSpecialize in a field relevant to YPP Business AreasDemonstrate relevant professional experience or continued study at the doctoral level**Be fluent in EnglishThe Banks Group recruitment policy is to hire staff of the highest caliber, on as wide a geographical basis as possible, with preference to nationals of WBG member countries or countries of operations.*Graduate degree requirements:For WB placement: Complete a relevant graduate degree by June 30, 2020 or a PhD before September 2021For IFC & MIGA placement: Complete a relevant graduate degree before September 2021Professional experience requirements:For WB placement: Demonstrate 3+ years of relevant experience, or the equivalent in continued study at the doctoral levelFor IFC & MIGA placement: Demonstrate 4+ years of relevant experience in finance, political risk insurance and credit enhancement, project/program development, economic development and/or consulting. Certifications such as the CFA are a plus.BenefitsThe World Bank Group offers competitive salaries and benefits to match a compelling career choice. Salaries are internationally competitive and based upon education qualifications and professional experience.How to Apply?Applications for the inaugural WBG YPP cohort are open from June 1 – June 30 for all profiles and will reopen from August 17 – September 21 for IFC and MIGA profiles only.APPLICATION CHECKLISTResume/CVAcademic Credentials*2 Short EssaysShort Summary of Thesis or Dissertation (World Bank candidates only)3 Professional or Academic RecommendationsFor more information and how to apply please visit the official link.last_img read more