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first Development Impact Bond

The World Bank launched its first Development Impact Bond to tackle the youth unemployment challenge and close the gender gap.

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In partnership with LAS and AFESD

The conference is a key milestone towards the foundational stage of establishing the Pan-Arab Regional Electricity Market.

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Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies

Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. It provides quantitative indicators covering 12 areas of the ...

Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Apr 11, 2019

The Middle East and North Africa: From Transition to Transformation

The MENA publication, From Transition to Transformation, explains the World Bank’s broadening of its strategy to help the region move from crisis to stability to employment and economic expansion.

Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

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