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Makhtar Diop

Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation

International Finance Corporation

Makhtar Diop is managing director of the International Finance Corporation, based in Washington, D.C.

November 28, 2022

Climate change is a collective crisis. At least 85% of the global population has been affected by climate events, costing millions of lives and trillions of dollars in economic damage.

The recent floods in Pakistan, which saw the overflowing Indus River swallow countless homes and leave almost 10 million children vulnerable, are a stark reminder of what’s at stake in the race to reverse the worst impacts of global warming.