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Video July 25, 2018

US$90 Million to Accelerate Much-Needed Economic Welfare for the Palestinian People

Fragility and conflict constitute one of the most pressing challenges to sustainable development, however, inaction significantly increases the potential for unrest and downturn of human development. The World Bank’s Board recommended the allocation of US$90 million to accelerate much-needed economic welfare for the Palestinian people. Marina Wes, World Bank Country Director, talks about the new strategies to foster greater economic opportunities, private investments, and job creation.