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The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77
UNGA 77

The World Bank and UNGA

The World Bank Group is proud to join leaders from around the globe in and around the United Nations General Assembly to discuss the most pressing development issues facing our world today and work with our global partners to find solutions to these challenges. Find an overview of our engagement during UNGA 77 here

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UNGA 77

The World Bank and Climate

Climate change, poverty, and inequality are the defining issues of our age. The World Bank Group is the biggest multilateral funder of climate investments in developing countries. And we intend to go further in helping countries reduce poverty and rise to the challenges of climate change.

Developing countries must build cybersecurity de-risking mechanisms to identify and mitigate the cybersecurity risks
UNGA 77

The World Bank and Digital Development

The World Bank provides knowledge and financing to help close the global digital divide, and make sure countries can take full advantage of the ongoing Digital Development revolution. Our work focuses on addressing supply and demand side constraints to digital transformation, around key pillars including inclusive access to fast, reliable, safe and affordable internet. Across the World Bank Group, we are working  to stimulate demand for digital applications, digital skills and digital platforms to support governments, business and individuals to participate more fully in the digital economy.  

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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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Data

We engage the development community with real-world statistics

Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability. Developing countries have made tremendous progress in getting children into the classroom and the majority of children worldwide are now in primary school. Nevertheless, some 260 million children are still out of primary and secondary school. Learn More.

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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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