The World Bank contributes to the realization of human rights in different areas, such
A program has been launched to develop a more informed view among Bank staff on how human rights relates to the Bank’s core work and mission of promoting economic growth and poverty
- capture and make available knowledge about how human rights relate to the Bank’s analytical sector/thematic work,
- capture and make available knowledge about how human rights relate to the Bank’s operational work including strategy, planning and implementation, and,
- increase awareness among staff and management of how the Bank’s work and human rights are related and how human rights aspects can be applied to the Bank’s work.
The NTF has been established with agreed contributions from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.