The World Bank Group is strategically engaged with countries in Central Europe and the Baltics, helping them to sustain progress on ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity, and supporting them in their convergence process with the EU.
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— Listen to find out from the development professionals from the Eastern Partnership countries, who recently got together in Georgia to exchange ideas and knowledge, what their countries can learn from Poland’s experience.
— Falling ill costs money. But how much you have to spend out-of-pocket depends on where you live. Read this blog by Mamta Murthi for more insight on how affordable the health care is in Bulgaria and other EU countries.
— To make the recovery sustainable, Europe needs to continue reforms to promote exports and investment, create jobs, and protect the vulnerable, according to the new World Bank EU Regular Economic Report.
The report looks at the economic and social consequences of aging for Central Europe and the Baltic countries. With their populations aging faster than their neighbors in the rest of the European Union, these countries would benefit from promoting active, healthy, and productive aging.
The World Bank works closely with institutions throughout Europe - including the European Union (EU), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations (UN), and the World Trade Organization (WTO).