A founding member of the World Bank, the United Kingdom supports multilateral efforts to promote human and economic development, reduce poverty, and boost shared prosperity around the world.
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The workshop will examine how to assess and establish credible and feasible recovery and resolution strategies for individual financial institutions. It will give insights into the new resolution framework...Read More »
April 23-24, 2015
Representatives from several Latin American countries will explain how their respective governments are addressing the social inclusion of Afrodescendants, who make up 30% of the region's population but...Read More »
One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, most of them in developing countries. Our high-profile panelists will explore how the World Bank can more strategically...Read More »
The World Bank Group and numerous governments, industry, and development partners are launching a global Initiative aimed at accelerating the elimination of routine flaring at oil production sites around...Read More »
Who cares about getting results in development? Everyone! But how many know how to use evidence to drive and show results? Probably not as many. The post-2015 sustainable development agenda will focus...Read More »
This Press Briefing looked at the economic outlook for the region and specific factors that affect the region’s growth prospects, including the fall in oil prices and depreciating currencies.
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WBG President Kim, HM Queen Máxima, UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, and financial inclusion champions partners discussed how to reach 1 billion financially...Read More »
During the event, local leaders and other key stakeholders will share their experiences and solutions for addressing water scarcity challenges with a view of the social, economic, and political implications.
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This session will cover early findings of the UNEP Inquiry and discuss innovations from central banks, financial regulators and standard-setters to support effective development of financial and capital...Read More »
The relationship between citizens and governments is at the heart of effective service delivery and vital for stable and resilient societies in the Middle East and North Africa seek to renew the social...Read More »
From April 17-19, government officials, journalists, civil society organizations, entrepreneurs and other African and global representatives will gather in Washington DC for seminars, press conferences...Read More »