Gabon is one of the few nations around the world that already has a carbon-negative economy. For the people of Gabon, a sustainable green economy is about improving people’s livelihoods and preserving the biodiversity and the ecosystem services generated by the Congo Basin.
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.
Children around the world have lost an enormous amount of classroom time. At the peak in April 2020, it is estimated that pandemic-related school closures disrupted education for over 1.6 billion children. Learn more about our work to ensure access to inclusive education across the globe.