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The Office of the Executive Director represents in the Board of the World Bank Group the constituency of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Moldova, Montenegro, The Netherlands, North Macedonia, Romania, and Ukraine.

The Executive Director and his staff work jointly with other Board members when considering and deciding on IBRD loan and guarantee proposals, as well as IDA credit, grant, and guarantee proposals made by the President. They decide on policies that guide the Bank's general operations. The Office is also responsible for presenting to the Board of Governors, at the Annual Meetings, an audit of accounts, an administrative budget, and an annual report on the Bank's finances, operations, and policies.

The Executive Director is a member of the Committee on Development Effectiveness (pdf) and the Human Resources Committee (pdf). Additionally, the Executive Director is involved, together with his staff in other Board Committees, including Audit Committee (pdf), Budget Committee (pdf), Committee on Governance and Administrative Matters (pdf), as well as in informal sub-committees.

The Executive Director and his staff work together with other 189 member countries' representatives to harmonize their positions and reach a consensus on development issues.


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Toward a New Social Contract: Taking on Distributional Tensions in Europe and Central Asia

The report calls for a fundamental rethinking of policies to ease the growing divide between those who benefit from new economic opportunities and those who are left behind in an ever-more flexible economy.

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Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, Fall 2019: Migration and Brain Drain

For countries in Europe and Central Asia, policies on labor mobility can help mitigate demographic trends and support economic growth and poverty reduction.

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Bretton Woods After 75 Years: Perspectives from the Board

"Over the last 75 years, the World Bank Group's mission has expanded and evolved, from rebuilding after conflict to alleviating poverty. But above all, the Bank has worked to harness the power of markets, inclusive economic growth and knowledge sharing to improve the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable, a mission that is more urgent today than ever before."

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Global Financial Development Report 2019/2020

The Report provides new data and evidence on the regulatory remedies adopted to prevent future financial instability and sheds light on ongoing policy debates.

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IBRD disbursement EDS19 Constituency Countries
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Contact

Office of the Executive Director - EDS19
The World Bank Group
1818 H Street NW Washington, D.C. 20433
Tel:+1-202-458-2052
Fax:+1-202-522-1572
eds19@worldbank.org
worldbank.org/eds19

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    Koen Davidse

    Executive Director
    The Netherlands
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    Florin Vodita

    Alternate Executive Director
    Romania
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    Gabriella Ivanova Stoyanova Rozenova

    Senior Advisor to the Executive Director
    Bulgaria
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    Alexander Gerts

    Senior Advisor to Executive Director
    The Netherlands
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    Roman Kachur

    Senior Advisor to the Executive Director
    Ukraine

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    Nina Vujošević

    Advisor to the Executive Director
    Montenegro
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    Yovav Gavish

    Advisor to the Executive Director
    Israel
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    Nina Fiti Nedelkovska

    Advisor to the Executive Director
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    Karin Schilder

    Sr. Executive Assistant
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    Liduina Maria Diepstraten

    Program Assistant
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    Jan de Boer

    Advisor to the Executive Director
    The Netherlands
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    Ante Matijević

    Advisor to the Executive Director
    Croatia
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    Adelhaida Hatibović

    Advisor and Program Assistant to Executive Director
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Constituency Highlights
  • North Macedonia

    On September 27, 2019 Finance Minister Nina Angelovska meets with the World Bank Group Executive Director, Koen Davidse in New York: CPF implementation is excellent
    According to the Minister, by implementing the four year country program (CPF) in total amount of $420 million, the country will improve the competitiveness of the private sector through investments in infrastructure, human capital development and greater inclusion, as well as in strengthening public finance management and greater sustainability of energy sources.
  • The Netherlands

    On September 25, UNGA Event Convenes UN Special Advocate Queen Máxima, Leaders to Celebrate 10 Years of Financial Inclusion Progress
    Financial Inclusion for Development: Building on 10 Years of Progress, was a celebration of the success in inclusive finance over the last decade, and a recognition of its importance to the 2030 Agenda. More than 350 high-level attendees were on hand for the occasion, which coincided with the 10th anniversary since H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands accepted the designation of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) during the 2009 UNGA.
  • Montenegro

    On September 24, 2019, Montenegro President Djukanovic meets the World Bank Group Executive Director, Koen Davidse in New York
    President Djukanovic emphasized the importance of overall cooperation with the World Bank, including credit support from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), as part of the World Bank. He pointed out that the priorities of the World Bank were in line with the priorities of Montenegro's economic policy, strengthening fiscal stability and raising the level of competitiveness and creating new jobs.
  • Romania

    On September 23, 2019, Romanian Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici, and the World Bank country manager for Romania and Hungary Tatiana Proskuryakova sign the 500 EUR Agreement on increasing citizens’ access to primary healthcare services and promoting preventive medical services, especially in less developed areas.
    "The agreement focuses on result delivery in the healthcare sector and endorses the Government’s initiatives to bring major changes in the medical assistance provision, especially in rural communities”, stated the Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici. "By attaining the targeted objectives, we expect this to become a success story in the Region and a point of departure for future similar projects”.
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Allocation of Votes by Organization:

IBRD: Each member receives votes consisting of share votes (one vote for each share of the Bank's capital stock held by the member) plus basic votes (calculated so that the sum of all basic votes is equal to 5.55 percent of the sum of basic votes and share votes for all members).

IFC: Each member receives votes consisting of share votes (one vote for each share of IFC's capital stock held by the member) plus basic votes (calculated so that the sum of all basic votes is equal to 5.55 percent of the sum of basic votes and share votes for all members).

IDA: Each member receives the votes it is allocated under IDA replenishments according to the rules established in each IDA replenishment resolution. Votes consist of subscription votes and membership votes.

MIGA:  Each member receives votes consisting of share votes (one vote for each share of MIGA's capital stock held by the member) plus parity votes, calculated so that the aggregate number of votes of category 1 and category 2 members is the same. Members choose which category they want to join at the time of membership. Category 1 members were originally defined as developed countries and category 2 members as developing countries.

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World Bank Group Projects

Information concerning current and past IBRD and IDA projects can be found using the World Bank’s Project Database. To visualize the Bank's operations, you can also take advantage of Mapping for Results, an innovative site that geocodes Bank's projects worldwide.

IFC projects can be found using the IFC Project Database. MIGA projects can be found using the MIGA Project Database.


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Use Mapping for Results tool to visualize the locations of World Bank-financed projects of the EDS19 constituency countries.
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