In the Pacific, women hold an essential role in agriculture but are often excluded from decision-making and don’t have control over the land they work on. Follow our televised panel discussion on how we...Read More »
The World Bank is conducting the first comprehensive review of its policy and procedures for procurement in World Bank Investment Project Finance. The review is being undertaken in a two phase approach.
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This event brings together a distinguished panel of senior policymakers and renowned economists to discuss challenges to eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity in the East Asia and...Read More »
The Ministry of Health in Myanmar, with support from the World Bank, organized public consultations on July 7 and 8 about the Ministry of Health's proposed project, “Myanmar Towards Universal Health Coverage”.
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In the Pacific region what can be done to promote women’s leadership in the workplace? What works in addressing gender gaps in employment - and what are the roles of governments, businesses, and civil...Read More »
Over 40 companies participated in a seminar on commercial and investment opportunities in Laos and Cambodia held on June 18, 2014, organized by PSLO Johan Malin, from Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT).
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The first public consultations on the AIRBM was carried out on May 16 and 19, 2014 in Mandalay and Yangon, respectively. Participants included CSOs, local NGOs, International NGOs, the River Users’ Association,...Read More »
Join online or in person for a World Bank Live event and a series of high-level discussions on how countries are moving beyond GDP toward valuing their natural capital and making it count for development....Read More »
A roundtable discussion on the “Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive and Sustainable Urbanization” study. The wide range of issues affected by urbanization makes developing a strategy relevant not...Read More »
A discussion on the relative strengths and weaknesses of the East Asian and Latin American growth models, the key risks and challenges facing the regions’ policymakers, and what each region can learn from...Read More »
The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank organized a forum in Manila themed 'Public and Private Sector Financial Management - Global...Read More »
The Ministry of Education in Myanmar, with support from the World Bank, organizes a second public consultation meeting on March 19th to inform and consult with the public and stakeholders on the Ministry’s...Read More »
New analysis shows that over 20 percent of Pacific Islanders are living in hardship - unable to meet their basic needs - reaching 40 percent in Papua New Guinea. Inequality is also on the rise in several...Read More »
The Ministry of Education in Myanmar, with support from the World Bank, will organize a public consultation meeting on February 17th to inform and consult with the public and stakeholders on the Ministry’s...Read More »