The World Bank Group works with countries in Europe and Central Asia to help improve people's lives and achieve shared prosperity in a variety of ways, including through financial lending and analytical and advisory services. Our work aims to help countries achieve better competitiveness, more inclusive growth, and to adapt to climate change and improve energy efficiency.
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November 23, 2014 — "Turn Down the Heat" report warns of significant climate change impacts in Central Asia, Russia, and Western Balkans, with weather extremes already affecting millions of lives.Read More »
October 29, 2014 — 85% of economies in Europe and Central Asia implemented at least one regulatory reform aimed at making it easier for local entrepreneurs to do business in 2013/14, a larger percentage than in any other region, according to Doing Business 2015.Read More »
Building new transmission infrastructure and fostering regional cooperation among the Central Asian countries of Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic and the South Asian countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan.Read More »