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Oct 06, 2016

Small States Forum 2016 - Towards a Resilient and Equitable Future: ...

The Forum featured keynote addresses from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, Minister Jean Paul Adam (Minister of Finance, Trade ...

Sep 30, 2016

World Bank Group Engagement with Small States: Taking Stock

A stocktaking of World Bank Group activities, programs, lending, and trust funds targeted at small states.

Aug 13, 2014

World Development Report 2014

The World Development Report (WDR) 2014 examines how improving risk management can lead to larger gains in development and poverty ...

Aug 13, 2012

Statistics for Small States: A Supplement to the World Development Indicators

To help address statistical gaps in small states, the World Bank produces a biennial small states supplement to the World Development ...

Aug 13, 2012

Tailoring Social Protection to Small Island Developing States: Lessons ...

This paper examines the role of social protection (SP) in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), given their particular structural, human ...

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