World Bank Group

Type IGO
Website worldbank.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1944
Location Washington D.C., DC United States of America United States of America
See also Development Research Group, IFC, WBI
Summary The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and most well-known development bank in the world and an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It provided around $61 billion in loans and assistance to "developing" and transition countries in the 2014 fiscal year. The bank's stated mission is to achieve the twin goals of ending extreme poverty and building shared prosperity.


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World Bank Group · 1 December 2022

Market-based sustainable finance initiatives led by members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) have made significant progress in directing the financial sector toward sustainability. This SBN Country Progress Report on …


World Bank Group · 30 November 2022

This report will examine the MSWM performance in Romania, Croatia, Poland, and Bulgaria as these countries are not on track to meet upcoming EU Waste Framework Directive Targets. All four …


World Bank Group · 18 November 2022

The objective of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project is to increase access to improved sanitation and improved water supply in the GAMA, with emphasis on low-income …


World Bank Group · 13 November 2022

The training program aims to assist banks and regulators to assess the potential benefits of targeting the SME sector, helping banks build or expand their SME business offerings. The training …



World Bank Group · 1 October 2022

As cities plan for post-COVID recovery, many questions preoccupy mayors, policymakers, planners, and developers. This article examines COVID-19’s impact on cities, drawing on local governments’ developing policies and responses to …



World Bank Group · 24 June 2022

The objective of the Green National Highways Corridor Project for India is to enhance the institutional capacity of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in improving transport connectivity through adopting …




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