France, a member of the World Bank Group since 1945, supports multilateral efforts aimed at promoting human and economic development, reducing poverty, and promoting prosperity that is shared throughout the world.
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November 8, 2015 — Climate change and climate policies will affect poverty reduction efforts through direct and immediate impacts on the poor and by affecting factors that condition poverty reduction, such as economic growth.
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October 13, 2015 — Join the growing numbers of those who understand the importance of combining public resources with private and commercial finance for the common good to implement the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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WDR 2016 Online Poll Join the conversation and contribute your ideas and perspectives to this World Bank report on how digital technologies are impacting growth, jobs and public services. WDR 2016 Online Poll » | Read More »
The World Bank Group is preparing a new gender strategy, which is expected to be finalized and discussed by the Board of Executive Directors later this year. In developing the strategy, we will consult with stakeholders worldwide from mid April to mid July 2015. Read more »