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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 his constituency’s member countries at the World Bank Group. With his peers, he participates 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 his mission of promoting the interests of his constituency’s member countries, the Executive Director works closely with his colleagues to: (i) influence the WBG policies for recipient countries; (ii) assist his 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.


  • Dominique Favre
    Dominique Favre

    Executive Director: EDS24

  • Jacek Kurski
    Jacek Kurski

    Alternate Executive Director: EDS24


Central Asia - Roads
Article Jun 30, 2022
Crowd-sourcing road condition data can improve transport infrastructure across Central Asia

Imagine a wide, safe, and smooth road network linking Central Asia’s main cities, industrial, and touristic areas. What would that do for people, their mobility, access to jobs, trade, and local economies?

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David Malpass, President of WBG shaking hands with Ignazio Cassis, President of Switzerland
Statement Jun 08, 2022
Readout from World Bank Group President David Malpass’s Meeting with President Ignacio Cassis of Switzerland
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History of the Membership of EDS24 Constituency

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    Apr 22, 2021

    Member Countries

    The organizations that make up the World Bank Group are owned by the governments of member nations, which have the ultimate decision-making power within the organizations on all matters, including policy issues.

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    Apr 22, 2021

    Boards of Directors

    The Boards of Directors consist of the World Bank Group President and 25 Executive Directors acting as a unit to consider and decide on loans, credits and grants; private sector support, political risk guarantees, ...

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    Apr 22, 2021

    Annual Meetings

    Each autumn, the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund hold annual meetings to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international development and finance.

  • Europe and Central Asia Economic Update

    Europe and Central Asia Economic Update

    The economic impact of the conflict has reverberated through multiple global channels, including commodity and financial markets, trade and migration links, and confidence.