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21 Nov 2016 description

The quest of the last 15 years to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) taught us that Global Goals can motivate and help sustain leaps in human progress. It also taught us that the specifics matter. In some places, the MDGs became a widely-recognized, consistent and important driver of local progress; in others, the role and impact of the MDGs was more ambiguous. A lot depended on way the MDGs were implemented: if local change agents made them meaningful locally; if local leaders drew on their legitimacy and visibility; if they were employed to solve real-life problems etc.

17 Jul 2014 description

After the devastating floods which affected large parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina in May 2014, the authorities at all levels country have conducted a post-disaster recovery needs assessment reflecting damages, effects, impact and needs.

The United Nations, the European Union and the World Bank provided technical support to authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina for development of Recovery Needs Assessment.

01 May 2013 description
report World Bank

En dépit des rudes défis qui se posent à eux, l’analyse des dernières données disponibles sur ces pays révèle des lueurs d’espoir

WASHINGTON, 1er mai 2013 — En dépit des défis persistants qu’ils connaissent sur le plan politique et économique, 20 pays fragiles ou touchés par un conflit ont dernièrement atteint un ou plusieurs objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD), et six autres sont en bonne voie d’atteindre certains de ces objectifs avant l’échéance de 2015. Tel est le constat que fait le Groupe de la Banque mondiale dans sa dernière analyse publiée aujourd’hui.

01 May 2013 description
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Despite tough challenges in fragile countries, World Bank analysis reveals glimmers of hope

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013—Despite enduring political and economic challenges, 20 fragile and conflict-affected states have recently met one or more targets under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and an additional six countries are on track to meet individual targets ahead of the 2015 deadline, according to a new analysis by the World Bank Group released today.

09 Jan 2007 description
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Press Release No:2007/201/ECA

WASHINGTON, January 9, 2007 -The World Bank's Board of Directors today approved additional financing in the amount of US$5 million for the ongoing Community Development Project (CDP) for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

28 Mar 2006 description
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More than 20 countries are expected to receive assistance this year under the World Bank's global program for avian flu.

The funding program, approved by the Bank's Board of Directors earlier this year, allows for up to US$500 million to help countries deal with avian flu in animals while at the same time, preparing for a possible human pandemic.

In the latest moves, the Bank's Board has agreed (March 28) to make available $5.1 million to help finance avian flu prevention, preparedness, and response activities in Azerbaijan.

13 Jul 2005 description
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 13, 2005 - The Health Sector Enhancement Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina, supported by a World Bank credit worth USD 17 million and a Loan from the Council of Europe Development Bank in the amount of USD 14 million, was officially launched today in a workshop in Mostar.

The project aims at enhancing health system efficiency through restructuring and strengthening of primary health care in accordance with the family medicine model, and improving health care sector management capacity.

01 Apr 2005 description
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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2005 - The World Bank yesterday approved USD 17 million for the new Health Sector Enhancement Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina. This project will support continued reform of the health sector in the country in the next five years.

Bosnia and Herzegovina has since 1996 made substantive progress in reconstructing and improving its health sector. Over the past several years, both Entities have initiated wide-ranging reforms in the health sector aimed at increasing sectoral efficiency, strengthening financial sustainability, and improving quality of care.

30 Dec 2002 description
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Part five of eight in a series development stories