Romanian women are leading in the EU in terms of being actively involved in the traditionally male-dominated fields of science, math, and computing, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva stated in a speech delivered at the National University for Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), the World Bank informed in a Thursday release.
"The world economy today is $ 160 trillion poorer, because women in the world are still not completely equal with men, which I call one of the most expensive problems mankind faces." With these words, World Bank Chief Executive and World Bank President Kristalina Georgieva launched the forum, where the report "Women, Business and Legislation 2019: A Decade of Reforms" was presented, reports Cap
Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, assumes the role of Interim President of the World Bank effective as of 1st of February, reports BNT.
The appointment comes after World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on 7th of January announced that he will be stepping down from his position.
For the sixth consecutive year, people gathered to dance traditional Bulgarian Horo on the central square in the capital of Europe - Brussels.
The event is part of the cultural calendar of the Bulgarian Euro-Presidency and is under the patronage of the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani.