Canada advances its ideals of stability, sustainable prosperity, and economic inclusion through its partnership with the World Bank Group. Since 1945, Canada and the Bank Group have worked together to end poverty and create a world based on sustainable development.
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April 15, 2015 — World Development Indicators provide a compilation of relevant, high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. The 2015 edition uses the latest available data and forecasts to show whether the Millennium Development Goals have been achieved, and highlights some of the differences between countries and regions that underlie the trends.Read More »
In a speech in advance of the Spring Meetings, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim welcomed new allies in the fight to end extreme poverty, saying “there is more than enough work to go around.” Read More »
On April 17-19, thousands of government officials, journalists, civil society organizations, and invited participants from the academia and private sectors, gather in Washington DC for the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund. Register Now »