|Decisive Action in an Unprecedented Crisis||
The world is experiencing unprecedented challenges from COVID-19—the coronavirus pandemic—that could erase development gains for many countries.
|Staying focused on better outcomes for the world’s poorest people||
The World Bank Group, in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, can help emerging and low-income countries bolster potential growth, increase their resilience to shocks, boost domestic…
|Forced Displacement and Development||
Participants noted the manifold challenges negatively impacting poverty eradication efforts, particularly fragility and conflict.
|A Strong Foundation for Greater Impact||
The World Bank Group is uniquely placed to address global challenges and help countries achieve their goals in today's increasingly complex development landscape.
|A Call to Act and Invest for the Future||
Global growth has strengthened over the past year, with a recovery in investment, trade, and commodity prices amid supportive global financial conditions.
|Laying the Foundations for a Resilient Recovery||
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate countries, overwhelming health systems, disrupting productivity, threatening food security, multiplying job losses, and reducing incomes, particularly…
|Investing in People: The Time is Now||
Global economic growth is continuing, but with intensified risks that include policy uncertainty, geopolitical developments, a gradual tightening of financing conditions, and a rise in debt levels…
|Our Mission Is More Urgent Than Ever||
The global outlook foresees a moderate slowdown in economic activity, with lingering downside risks. Global trade growth has weakened, while investment prospects have softened; both of these…
|Making a New Multilateral Vision for Development Finance a Reality: MDBs, IMF and WBG seek to move from billions to trillions to finance the SDGs||
Momentum is gathering for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development to be held in Addis Ababa from July 13-16. The conference will agree on a financing plan for the post-2015…