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The Office of the Executive Director (EDS24) represents 9 European and Central Asia countries at the Board of the World Bank Group (WBG). These countries are: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Serbia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Constituency Map

The Executive Director contributes to the institution's governance, and represents her constituency’s member countries at the World Bank Group. With her peers, he particpates in the design of strategies, the endorsement of the annual budget as well as the approval of lending, grants, direct investments, guarantees and technical assistance. As part of her mission of promoting the interests of her constituency’s member countries, the Executive Director works closely with her colleagues to: (i) influence the WBG policies for recipient countries; (ii) assist her constituency’s member countries in identifying and seizing opportunities offered by the WBG; and (iii) advocate support for the implementation of initiatives, programs and projects supported by the WBG in member countries.


  • Katarzyna Monika Zajdel-Kurowska
    Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska

    Executive Director: EDS24

  • Dominique Favre
    Dominique Favre

    Alternate Executive Director: EDS24


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Tashkent, Uzbekistan, September 20, 2021—Makhtar Diop, IFC's Managing Director, concluded a two-day visit to Uzbekistan, where he had discussions with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and senior state officials on scaling up IFC's engagements in the country. The meetings, which also included exchanges with women entrepreneurs and IT start-ups, are part of IFC's broader efforts to increase private sector participation in the economy, support the country's economic transformationand attract more private investment despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia visits Kyrgyz Republic, reaffirms support for COVID-19 Response and protecting the poor and most vulnerable.

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EDS24 IBRD Statement of Loans

EDS24 IDA Statement of Credits & Grants

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