Year in Review

The global economy improved but there were plenty of unsettling and upsetting events. Here’s what 2017 looked like in 12 charts.

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Nearly $59 billion in Fiscal Year 2017

World Bank Group commitments to help developing countries take on poverty and boost opportunity reached nearly $59 billion.

Woman in small shop Ghana. Photo: © Arne Hoel/The World Bank
Learning to Realize Education’s Promise

"Learning to Realize Education’s Promise" looks into how to expand the scope and quality of education around the world.

El Renacimiento School in Villa Nueva Guatemala


Outlook Jul 01, 2017

Global Economic Prospects

Annual Report Oct 01, 2016

Fiscal Year 2016 Highlights

Report Mar 07, 2017

Reaping Digital Dividends

Outlook Oct 04, 2016

EU Regular Economic Report

The World Bank In Gender

Award-winning photojournalist Stephan Gladieu traveled through Africa in 2015 documenting the lives of women. His images were unveiled on Feb. 23, 2016, at the Musée du quai Branly in Paris, during the Le Monde Afrique conference on Women: The Future of Africa.


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