Japan joined the World Bank in August 1952, the year after the signing of the San Francisco Peace Treaty. Starting in 1953, a number of projects were implemented in Japan with World Bank loans for the development of the nation’s economic foundation.
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September 16, 2014 — WBG Board of Executive Directors approved a US$105 million grant for Ebola-containment efforts in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The grant is part of the US$200 million Ebola emergency mobilization announced in August.Read More »
August 18, 2014 — Today marks the 500-day milestone until the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. World Bank is supporting to achieve MDGs to end extreme poverty and share the prosperity.Read More »