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Trade to the Rescue: Unleashing Global Trade to Support Economic Growth

Watch the replay of experts examining the importance of trade in maintaining supplies of food and other essential goods in the wake of the pandemic. Discussions focused on actions policymakers can take to facilitate trade - including removal of non-tariff barriers and support for transport logistics and expanding trade finance. 

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Making Climate Action Count

Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our age. Watch His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, Janet Yellen, and others discuss how country-led efforts are making a difference in the fight against climate change.

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Ending the Pandemic: The Road to an Inclusive Recovery

Watch a replay of Tedro Ghebreyesus, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and others making a powerful case for more equitable access to vaccines for developing countries

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The World Bank Group has two goals,

to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable way

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We engage the development community with real-world statistics

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Global growth in 2021 is projected to be more robust than previously envisioned. Rapid vaccination progress has contributed to forecast upgrades in many countries; however, this is concentrated primarily in advanced economies. For many EMDEs, renewed COVID-19 surges and limited vaccination have contributed to downward revisions to growth. Read More.


We support countries' poverty reduction strategies

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We provide analysis and advice for developing countries

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We help developing countries find solutions to the toughest global and local development challenges—from adapting to climate change to boosting food security to increasing access to energy.

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