The World Bank Policy on Access to Information, launched on July 1, 2010 is a landmark disclosure policy adopted by the World Bank. Information and knowledge is publicly available also through numerous related World Bank initiatives such as Open Data, Open knowledge Repository and Open Finances.
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October 12, 2017 — 2017 is the 70th anniversary of the signing of the World Bank’s first loan – a Reconstruction Loan to France in 1947. To mark the occasion, the World Bank Group Archives has publicly released records relating to the loan and made digitized versions of the records available through the World
January 30, 2018 — The World Bank has updated the Access to Information Directive/Procedure to reflect the new treatment for documents prepared by member countries/borrowers that are in the Bank’s possession under the “
October 5, 2017 — Today, the world marks the International Day for the Universal Access to Information. Fittingly, we in Sri Lanka, celebrate 7 months since the Right to Information (RTI) Bill was enacted.
May 7, 2018 — The processing steps for reviewing and clearing requested Board records have recently been updated. This streamlining is part of broader efforts to speed up the disclosure of requested Board records, and in response to feedback from external users.
The World Bank InfoFinder app for iPad and iPhone enables users around the world to access the AI Policy, search World Bank projects and operations, documents and reports, and other World Bank information.
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