Access to Information

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. Read Overview »

To mark the 75th anniversary of the ratification of the Bank’s Articles of Agreement, the WBG Archives is launching several new products, the first of which is a new video titled “Uncover the Treasures of the World Bank Group Archives” (below).
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Since April 2014, the World Bank has been disclosing, on a monthly basis, summaries of the public access requests submitted by the public, when permission to disclose was granted by the requesters.
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The Access to Information FY22 annual report is available for download.
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