International Organization based in United States of America

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries.

Established in 1944, the World Bank Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C. We have more than 10,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide.

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23 Apr 2017 description

Washington, D.C.

The United Nations (UN) and World Bank today signed a partnership framework that focuses on building resilience for the most vulnerable people by reducing poverty, promoting shared prosperity, enhancing food security, and sustaining peace in crisis-affected situations.

21 Apr 2017 description
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Global Concessional Financing Facility announces funding for three new projects focused on strengthening health services and basic infrastructure

21 Apr 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

GFDRR supports governments in designing financial protection strategies and instruments to respond to natural disasters. The Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program (DRFIP) leads the dialogue on financial resilience as a component of the World Bank’s support to countries in better managing disasters and climate shocks. The initiative connects financial expertise with risk management across many sectors, bringing countries comprehensive solutions and helping them to become more effective in managing their own risk.

19 Apr 2017 description
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Mindanao Trust Fund-Reconstruction and Development Project cites gains in confidence-building for conflict-affected areas

DAVAO CITY, APRIL 18, 2017 – Development partners reaffirmed commitment to helping the Philippines achieve long-lasting peace and progress in Mindanao as the long-running Mindanao Trust Fund-Reconstruction and Development Project (MTF-RDP) supporting peace and development in Mindanao closed today.

19 Apr 2017 description
report World Bank

BANGUI, le 13 avril 2017 – Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque mondiale a approuvé un don de 30 millions de dollars au profit du Gouvernement de la République centrafricaine (RCA) en vue de soutenir la réintégration sociale et économique de 5000 ex-combattants alors que le pays se relève de plusieurs années de conflits.

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The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group (WBG) comprises five institutions managed by their member countries. Established in 1944, the World Bank Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C. The WBG employs more than 14,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide.