Wednesday November 14, 2018 20:43

WORLD BANK GROUP Press Releases

ASEAN Insurance Council (AIC) Invites Insurers to Support the Government on Financing the ASEAN Stcoks—25 Oct 18

AIC, a regional platform for the ASEAN insurance industry, announced a strategic commitment to invite all leading insurers taking real action to accelerate Indonesia's infrastructure investment, at the IMF -- World Bank Group (WBG) 2018 Annual Meetings

African Leaders, the World Bank Group, and partners catalyze action to ensure that everyone in Stcoks—26 Sep 18

NEW YORK, September 25th, 2018 - African leaders, the World Bank Group, the United Nations, and other development partners met today on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly for the African Leaders Roundtable on Identification for Development to

Global Winners of SDGs and Her Competition celebrated at New York event Stcoks—24 Sep 18

New York, September 24, 2018 – Today, the global winners of the SDGs and Her Competition were celebrated at a side-event during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly. The contest -- co-sponsored by the World Bank Group, UNDP, UN Women, and

World Bank Group Announces Settlement with Flycom d.o.o. Stcoks—23 Aug 18

WASHINGTON, August 22, 2018— The World Bank today announced the 18-month debarment of Flycom d.o.o. (Flycom), a Slovenian provider of infrastructure services that engaged in corrupt practices under the Southern Africa Power Market Project (SAPMP)

World Bank Group Announces New Commitments on Disability Inclusion Stcoks—25 Jul 18

LONDON, July 24, 2018 – Today, at the Global Disability Summit, co-hosted by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DfID) in partnership with the Government of Kenya and the International Disability Alliance, the World Bank

ธนาคารโลกชี้ความมั่งคั่งเปลี่ยนมือ ประเทศรายได้ต่ำ-ปานกลางเตรียมทะยานสู่ความร่ำรวย หุ้น—02 Jul 18

สถาบันระหว่างประเทศเพื่อการค้าและการพัฒนา (องค์การมหาชน) หรือ ITD ร่วมกับธนาคารโลก หรือ The World Bank Group เผยรายงานล่าสุด หัวข้อ "การเปลี่ยนแปลงความมั่งคั่งแห่งชาติสู่การสร้างอนาคตที่ยั่งยืน" (The Changing Wealth of Nation 2018: Building a Sustainable

World Bank Groups Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) Welcomes Australia as New Stcoks—22 Jun 18

WASHINGTON, JUNE 21, 2018 --- The World Bank Group's Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) welcomes Australia as a donor to the PEF, joining Japan and Germany. Australia is contributing US$7.2 million to the PEF's Cash Window, which was set up

2018 Ideas for Action winners announced Stcoks—21 Jun 18

The World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of its fourth annual youth development finance competition, entitled Ideas for Action (I4A). This

World Bank Group Announces Settlements in Connection with Fraudulent Practices in Projects in Stcoks—21 Jun 18

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2018— The World Bank Group today announced the debarment of a construction company and a consultant in connection with fraudulent practices in two separate projects in Nicaragua. The debarments make Nicaragua-based Constructora

New World Bank Group Strategy Aims to Support a More Prosperous and Resilient Stcoks—20 Jun 18

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2018— The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors endorsed a new five-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Romania that will prioritize investments in people, support for vibrant private sector development and

World Bank Group, OAS and Panama Promote Transparency to Mobilize Development Stcoks—14 Jun 18

PANAMA CITY, June 13th, 2018 – The World Bank Group (WBG), the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Panama unveiled an agreement today to enhance transparency and accountability in Latin America and the Caribbean countries,

Ethiopia Economic Update: The Untapped Benefits of Services Reforms Stcoks—12 Jun 18

ADDIS ABABA, June 11, 2018 - Ethiopia's GDP growth will decelerate to 9.6% in fiscal year 2018 (July 2017 to June 2018), down from 10.9% in fiscal year 2017, according to a new World Bank Group report. The Horn of Africa nation was the world's fastest

The World Bank Groups Board of Directors Endorses New Strategy for Stcoks—07 Jun 18

Warsaw, 6 June 2018 – Reforming health care, improving air quality and boosting regional convergence are three of Poland's development priorities the World Bank Group will support under a new six-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) endorsed on

World Bank Group Releases its Systematic Country Diagnostic for South Stcoks—15 May 18

PRETORIA, May 14, 2018 — South Africa can achieve more inclusive and sustainable development with coordinated reforms across a broad range of areas that maximize development impact and address constraints to reduction in poverty and inequality,

World Bank Group President Meets Uzbek President, Pledges Support for Uzbekistans Stcoks—18 May 18

Washington DC, May 17, 2018 - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim met with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today to discuss Uzbekistan's social and economic transformation and to reaffirm the World Bank Group's support for reforms to accelerate

World Bank Groups Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) Makes First $12 million Commitment to Stcoks—23 May 18

WASHINGTON, MAY 22 2018 --- The World Bank Group's Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) today made its first-ever financial commitment, approving a $12 million grant towards the current Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

World Bank Group Supports Georgia with New Country Partnership Framework Stcoks—23 May 18

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2018 – The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors today endorsed the 2019-22 Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Georgia, which aims to support sustainable and inclusive growth and improve living standards in the

WHO and World Bank Group Join Forces to Strengthen Global Health Security Stcoks—25 May 18

GENEVA, MAY 24 2018 -- WHO and World Bank Group today launched a new mechanism to strengthen global health security through stringent independent monitoring and regular reporting of preparedness to tackle outbreaks, pandemics, and other emergencies with

World Bank Group and Credit Suisse Launch Disruptive Technologies for Development Stcoks—02 May 18

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2018 – The World Bank Group (WBG) today announced the launch of the Disruptive Technologies for Development Fund in partnership with Credit Suisse to harness technologies such as blockchain, 3D printing, and the Internet of

World Bank Group President Appoints Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg as Chief Stcoks—27 Apr 18

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2018­-- World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced the appointment of Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Elihu Professor of Economics at Yale University, as World Bank Group Chief Economist. "I'm thrilled that Penny

World Bank Group and IMF to Hold 2021 Annual Meetings in Marrakech, Stcoks—26 Apr 18

The 2021 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take place in Marrakech, Morocco, in October 2021, following a vote by the Boards of Governors of the two institutions. The Annual Meetings bring

World Bank Group and IMF to Hold 2021 Annual Meetings in Marrakech, Stcoks—26 Apr 18

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2018­--The 2021 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take place in Marrakech, Morocco, in October 2021, following a vote by the Boards of Governors of the two

Environmental, Social and Governance Factors Can Be Material Risks for Fixed Income Investors, Stcoks—20 Apr 18

Washington, D.C., April 19, 2018—Incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into fixed income investment strategies can strengthen risk management and contribute to more stable financial returns, finds a new report by the

Research Team at Monash University Awarded for Innovation in Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Stcoks—20 Apr 18

PHNOM PENH, April 19, 2018—The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) recently awarded $99,900 to Monash University for research in Cambodia that aims to reduce incidents of gender-based violence (GBV). The Award, part

Research Team in Papua New Guinea Awarded for Innovation in Preventing Gender-Based Stcoks—19 Apr 18

PORT MORESBY, April 18, 2018—The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) today awarded over $79,000 to a non-governmental organization in Papua New Guinea to help reduce incidents of gender-based violence (GBV). The