There is currently no Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) for Iran. The last Interim Assistance Strategy which covered the period 2002-2003 was extended through 2005. No new World Bank loans to Iran have been approved since 2005 and all projects have closed.
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October 29, 2014 — 55% of the region’s economies made reforms in at least one area over the last year, including Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, the Palestinian territories, with the UAE ranked among the top 10 global improvers.Read More »
February 3, 2015 — Though located in very different parts of the world, Bahrain has looked at Estonia for best healthcare reform practice. Estonia and Bahrain share similar demographics and health statistics. Both have been experiencing epidemiological transitions, with non-communicable diseases outpacing communicable ones to place a greater burden on public health.Read More »
December 29, 2014 — High-stakes exams dominate MENA educational systems instead of the ‘logic of learning,' and this is affecting the quality of education in the region. How can educators reform public education to shift from traditional methods?Read More »
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Iran: Commitments by Fiscal Year (in millions of dollars)*