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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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 »
July 25, 2014 — On July 10, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim sat down with NHK anchor Aiko Doden for a one-on-one interview about the twin goals of World Bank Group, empowering women in Japan, and a new infrastructure development bank in NHK's interview. Also a part of dialogue with young entrepreneurs is available. Read More »