Year in Review

The global economy improved but there were plenty of unsettling and upsetting events. Here’s what 2017 looked like in 12 charts.

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Presentation of the World Development Report 2017

Mr. Luis F. López-Calva, co-Director of the World Development Report 2017 discussed the main findings of the report.

World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law
New World Bank Publication

World Bank launched two reports at the World Trade Organization in Geneva, with two interactive panels

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017


Doing Business Oct 31, 2017

Reforming to Create Jobs

World Bank Oct 28, 2017

Fiscal Year 2017 Highlights

The World Bank In Gender

Award-winning photojournalist Stephan Gladieu traveled through Africa in 2015 documenting the lives of women. His images were unveiled on Feb. 23, 2016, at the Musée du quai Branly in Paris, during the Le Monde Afrique conference on Women: The Future of Africa.


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