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DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Press Releases

MDB Climate Finance Hit Record High of US$35.2 billion in 2017 Stcoks—14 Jun 18

An increase of nearly 30 per cent on the previous year, boosting projects that help developing countries cut emissions and address climate risks. WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – Climate financing by the world's six largest multilateral development

Economic Mobility in Developing Countries Has Stalled for the Last 30 Years: WBG Stcoks—10 May 18

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2018 – Generations of poor people in developing countries are trapped in a cycle of poverty determined by their circumstance at birth and unable to ascend the economic ladder due to inequality of opportunity, says the World Bank

IMF Executive Board Discusses Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Stcoks—23 Mar 18

Against the background of a climbing number of low-income developing countries (LIDCs) at high risk or in debt distress, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board assessed economic prospects and policy challenges facing these countries. On

Malaysias Efforts in Improving Education Outcomes Offer Useful Lessons for Developing Stcoks—14 Feb 18

KUALA LUMPUR, February 13, 2018 – Malaysia's efforts to tackle education challenges, particularly through the establishment of a 'delivery unit' that tracks results, can help other countries seeking to improve implementation in the sector, says a

Building Resilience into Development: Pioneering Earthquake Bonds Reinforce World Bank Leadership Stcoks—09 Feb 18

Washington, DC, February 8, 2018—The World Bank, the leading provider of natural disaster risk insurance for emerging and developing countries, has issued catastrophe bonds that will provide a total of US$1.36 billion in earthquake coverage to

Road Deaths and Injuries Hold Back Economic Growth in Developing Countries Stcoks—10 Jan 18

WASHINGTON, January 9, 2018—A new World Bank study, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, finds that reducing road traffic deaths and injuries could result in substantial long-term income gains for low- and middle-income countries. The report, "The

ภาพข่าว: ITD ร่วมกับ WTO จัดการเสวนาเชิงนโยบายระดับภูมิภาคเอเชียแปซิฟิก ประจำปี ทั่วไป—14 Dec 17

สถาบันระหว่างประเทศเพื่อการค้าและการพัฒนา (องค์การมหาชน) (สคพ.) หรือ ITD ร่วมกับองค์การการค้าโลก หรือ WTO จัดการเสวนาเชิงนโยบายในระดับภูมิภาคประจำปี 2560 ในประเด็น "Rebalancing Global Trade Agenda for Sustainable Development in Developing Countries"

Canada and the World Bank Group to Support the Clean Energy Transition in Developing Countries and Stcoks—13 Dec 17

December 12, 2017 – Paris, France - At the One Planet Summit in Paris today, Canada and the World Bank Group announced a partnership to support effective climate action in developing countries in support of the Paris Agreement. Canada and the World

ITD ร่วมกับ WTO จัดการเสวนาเชิงนโยบายระดับภูมิภาคเอเชียแปซิฟิก ประจำปี ทั่วไป—27 Nov 17

สถาบันระหว่างประเทศเพื่อการค้าและการพัฒนา (องค์การมหาชน) (สคพ.) หรือ ITD ร่วมกับองค์การการค้าโลก หรือ WTO จัดการเสวนาเชิงนโยบายในระดับภูมิภาคประจำปี 2560 ในประเด็น "Rebalancing Global Trade Agenda for Sustainable Development in Developing Countries"

Malaysia#s Land Policies and Administration Offer Useful Examples to Developing Stcoks—16 Nov 17

New World Bank Report Outlines Malaysia's Successes and Challenges in Transforming Land Administration KUALA LUMPUR, 15 November 2017 – Malaysia's success in reforming land policies and land administration can help other developing countries

Malaysia#s Land Policies and Administration Offer Useful Examples to Developing Stcoks—15 Nov 17

New World Bank Report Outlines Malaysia's Successes and Challenges in Transforming Land Administration KUALA LUMPUR, 15 November 2017 – Malaysia's success in reforming land policies and land administration can help other developing countries

Post-crisis restrictions on international banking can blunt growth prospects in developing Stcoks—08 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 7, 2017 – Growing restrictions imposed on foreign banks operating in developing countries since the 2007/9 global financial crisis are hampering better growth prospects by limiting the flow of much-needed financing to firms and

GAC Motor provides GA8 to support the BRICS Summit, highlighting sustainability and balance in the Automotive—15 Sep 17

China's fastest growing automaker GAC Motor sent 100 GA8 sedans and 50 GA6 as the designated service car for BRICS Leaders' Meeting and Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries during the 9th BRICS Summit from September 3 to 5 in Xiamen,

MDBs Increase 2016 Financing to Tackle Climate Challenge Stcoks—12 Sep 17

WASHINGTON, September 11, 2017 – The world's six largest multilateral developments banks (MDBs) continued to make a strong contribution to the global climate challenge in 2016, increasing their climate financing in developing countries and emerging

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax invites comments on a draft toolkit on the taxation of Stcoks—02 Aug 17

August 1, 2017 – The Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – is seeking public feedback on a draft toolkit designed to help developing countries tackle the complexities of

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax Invites Comments on a Draft Toolkit on the Taxation of Stcoks—02 Aug 17

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), OECD, United Nations and World Bank Group – is seeking public feedback on a draft toolkit designed to help developing countries tackle the

Nearly $59 billion in World Bank Group Support to Developing Countries in Fiscal Year Stcoks—19 Jul 17

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017—World Bank Group commitments to help developing countries take on poverty and boost opportunity reached nearly $59 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees in fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June

More Inclusive Global Value Chains Can Advance Productivity and Growth in Developing Stcoks—11 Jul 17

GENEVA, July 10, 2017 – Global value chains (GVCs) are transforming world trade, but must be more inclusive if they are to deliver greater benefits to developing countries and smaller companies, according to a new report from the World Bank Group,

Child Marriage Will Cost Developing Countries Trillions of Dollars by 2030, Says World Bank/ICRW Stcoks—28 Jun 17

Would have a large positive effect on the educational attainment of girls and their children and increase women's expected earnings and household welfare;Lead to substantial reductions in population growth over time;Reduce rates of under-five mortality

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax delivers a Toolkit to Provide Guidance to Developing Stcoks—23 Jun 17

June 22, 2017 – The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) – a joint initiative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations (UN) and World Bank Group – has

World Bank Scores Sustainable Energy Policies in 111 Countries Stcoks—16 Feb 17

WASHINGTON, February 15, 2017 – An increasing number of developing countries – Mexico, China, Turkey, India, Vietnam, Brazil, and South Africa – are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy

Giving Oceans a Break Could Generate US$83 Billion in Additional Benefits for Stcoks—15 Feb 17

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2017— Fishing less, and better, could generate an additional $83 billion each year for the fisheries sector, creating a much-needed revenue stream in developing countries and improving global food security, according to a

Improving Governance Is Key to Ensuring Equitable Growth in Developing Stcoks—31 Jan 17

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2017 – A new World Bank policy report urges developing countries and international development agencies to rethink their approach to governance, as a key to overcoming challenges related to security, growth, and equity. The

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax Invites Comments on a Draft Toolkit Designed to Help Stcoks—25 Jan 17

Also available in French and Spanish January 24, 2017 – Responding to a request by the Development Working Group of the G20, the Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – has

IMF Executive Board Provides Further Guidance to Enhance the Financial Safety Net for Developing Stcoks—30 Nov 16

On November 16, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed a staff paper on " Financing for Development: Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries – Further Considerations", which identifies areas

World Bank Group Launches Climate Business Innovation Network Stcoks—17 Nov 16

New network brings global resources to clean technology entrepreneurs in developing countries MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov. 16, 2016 — The World Bank Group and partners today launched a network that brings together more than 30 foundations, donors,

Novo Nordisk Expands Programme to Reach 20,000 Children with Diabetes in Developing Heathcare—14 Nov 16

Today, Novo Nordisk announced a four-year extension of its Changing Diabetes(R) in Children programme which provides access to diabetes care and free insulin to children with type 1 diabetes in developing countries. The expansion sees five new countries

Remittances to Developing Countries Expected to Grow at Weak Pace in 2016 and Stcoks—07 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 6, 2016 – Amid a backdrop of weak global growth, remittances to developing countries are expected to increase only slightly in 2016, says the World Bank's latest paper on Migration and Development. Remittances to low and middle

World Bank, ILO Announce New Push for Universal Social Protection Stcoks—22 Sep 16

New partnership will expand social protection measures worldwide as part of efforts to combat poverty and rising income inequality. New data show that many developing countries are already achieving universal schemes. NEW YORK, September 21,

Forced Displacement: A Developing World Crisis Stcoks—16 Sep 16

Rooted in 10 conflicts, majority of refugees have been hosted by 15 countries, says new World Bank report WASHINGTON, September 15, 2016—Forced displacement is a crisis centered in developing countries, which host 89 percent of refugees and 99