More than a quarter of World Bank members are countries with a population below 1.5 million. Despite the diversity in size, development and geographic location, these countries share challenges associated with the size of their economies, remoteness and isolation.
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September 4, 2014 — 7 takeaways from the Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa, where the islands' message to the world was: We're past time for talk about the risks of climate change; it’s time for action.Read More »
July 2, 2014 — While women are becoming increasingly better educated, they continue to lack access to land, finance and jobs, and much of their work is overwhelmingly undervalued. Watch discussion on addressing gender gaps in employment.Read More »