Turn Down the HeatWatch live June 19 at 8 a.m. GMT/9 a.m. London/4 a.m. ET as World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim talks with Reuters about poverty and the dangers of climate change. Kim will speak as the World Bank launches a major new climate change report. Tweet questions and follow the conversation at #askWorldBank.
Global EconomyHard data so far this year point to a global economy that is slowly getting back on its feet. However, the recovery remains hesitant and uneven, says the June 2013 edition of Global Economic Prospects.
Latin America and the CaribbeanIn 2011, for the first time ever, more Latin Americans were part of the middle class than living in poverty. Countries could further raise living standards by adopting equity-oriented policies, says report.
NutritionHundreds of millions of children worldwide are malnourished, stunting not only their growth but also their future potential. The World Bank Group is nearly tripling its support for nutrition programs to $600 million.
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