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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The World Bank/GFDRR, the Government of Japan, the European Commission and USAID are hosting a special round of the Resilience Dialogue series as part of the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction...Read More »
The seminar will highlight the economic impact of Ebola crisis in Liberia as well as an overview of the project and how to mitigate the people in need by bringing together key stakeholders involved in...Read More »
The World Bank has set the ambitious, but achievable goals to end extreme poverty globally by 2030 and to promote "shared prosperity”. Ana Revanga, Senior Director for Poverty and Equity Global Practice,...Read More »
This session will highlight the achievements of one of the JSDF’s projects in Bangladesh, “Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers” by bringing together key stakeholders involved in the project.
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Hosted by World Bank Tokyo Office and Tokyo Disaster Risk Management Hub: Presents the goals and objectives of the World Bank Global Program for Safer Schools and share good practices, research efforts...Read More »
The main author of the new report "A Measured Approach to Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity: Concepts, Data, and the Twin Goals", Dean Jolliffe, Senior Economist, World Bank’s Development Research...Read More »
This seminar presented the results of a study of UHC covering six Asian countries (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam) conducted by researchers from these countries, several...Read More »
The World Bank Group and the government of Japan co-hosted this event to launch a global synthesis report and 11 country studies on universal health coverage. The event has concluded. A video recording...Read More »
The World Bank’s Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations Department in cooperation with the Tokyo Development Learning Center and the World Bank Tokyo Office, will hold the seventh Japan Social Development...Read More »
Japan and the World Bank are launching "Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management" and the DRM Hub at the World Bank Tokyo Office as part of this program. To mark the launching...Read More »