The World Bank Group cooperates closely with the EU institutions to promote shared goals such as reducing global poverty and shifting economies onto environmentally sustainable growth paths.
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October 8, 2014 — A new economic impact assessment from the World Bank Group says that if the epidemic was to significantly infect people in neighboring countries, the two-year regional financial impact could reach US$32.6 billion by the end of 2015.Read More »
October 1, 2014 — In a speech in advance of the World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings, President Jim Yong Kim spoke about the World Bank Group’s goal of boosting shared prosperity, saying, “We are working to ensure that the growth of the global economy will improve the lives of all members of society, not only a fortunate few." Read More »
August 26, 2014 — Saltwater incursion is just one of the challenges Mekong Delta communities faces as climate change affects their region. World Bank Group Vice President Rachel Kyte explains in this video.Read More »
September 17, 2014 — The 24th Economic Forum of Krynica, Poland, gathered policy makers, representatives of the government, private sector, influential media, think tanks, and NGOs from Central and Eastern Europe to discuss and debate important regional developments. Read More »
Each year, thousands of government officials, the private sector, journalists, academia, civil society representatives, and other interested observers gather in Washington, D.C. for the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. Register Now »