The State and Peacebuilding Fund (SPF) enhances and expands the frontiers of World Bank engagement in helping countries address the drivers and impacts of fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) and strengthening the resilience of countries and affected populations, communities and institutions. SPF is an important component of the World Bank’s response to FCV and supports progress toward the World Bank’s mission of eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable way, and toward the Sustainable Development Goals.
SPF Value Proposition
- Leading global umbrella trust fund supporting implementation of the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) Strategy.
- Mandate to innovate and push the frontiers of the World Bank’s engagement in FCV situations through catalytic and innovative activities with potential to be scaled up over time.
- Agile, fast-acting, and demand-driven funding mechanism that supports the World Bank’s focus on greater flexibility and speed when responding to FCV situations.
- Platform for broad range of stakeholders to work effectively in partnership to gain and disseminate results, knowledge and lessons learned to inform future programs and strengthen institutional capacities.
SPF prioritizes innovative work at the frontiers of the World Bank’s engagement in FCV contexts in order to more effectively address the drivers and impacts of FCV.