World Bank Group

See also: The United Nations
Type IGO
Website worldbank.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1944
Headquarters 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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Evidence to Inform Policy : What Works to Close the Gender Gaps …

World Bank Group · 1 May 2021 English

The traditional unequal division of household chores and caregiving hinder women from entering the labor market. Women in Egypt spend 9.5 hours more on unpaid household chores for every hour …


Evidence to Inform Policy : What Works to Close the Gender Gaps …

World Bank Group · 1 May 2021 English

The traditional unequal division of household chores and caregiving hinder women from entering the labor market. Women in Egypt spend 9.5 hours more on unpaid household chores for every hour …


Managing for Learning : Measuring and Strengthening Education Management in Latin America …

World Bank Group · 28 April 2021 English

How can countries make sustainable gains in student learning at scale? This is a pressing question for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) – and the developing world more broadly …


Western Balkans Regular Economic Report, No. 19, Spring 2021 : Subdued Recovery

World Bank Group · 27 April 2021 English

In 2020 COVID-19 (coronavirus) plunged the Western Balkan countries, like the rest of the world, into deep recession. Economic activity contracted by an estimated 3.4 percent - the worst downturn …


Western Balkans Regular Economic Report, No. 19, Spring 2021 : Subdued Recovery

World Bank Group · 27 April 2021 English

In 2020 COVID-19 (coronavirus) plunged the Western Balkan countries, like the rest of the world, into deep recession. Economic activity contracted by an estimated 3.4 percent - the worst downturn …


Productivity in the Time of COVID-19 : Evidence from East Asia and …

World Bank Group · 26 April 2021 English

Firms in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have been hit hard by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, with dramatic and widespread falls in sales and employment. Firm sales in …


Productivity in the Time of COVID-19 : Evidence from East Asia and …

World Bank Group · 26 April 2021 English

Firms in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have been hit hard by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, with dramatic and widespread falls in sales and employment. Firm sales in …


Mine Closure : A Toolbox for Governments

World Bank Group · 23 April 2021 English

The objective of this toolbox is to provide policy makers, governmental administrators, and lawmakers with the information needed to develop a broad governance framework that reduces the risks of an …


Mine Closure : A Toolbox for Governments

World Bank Group · 23 April 2021 English

The objective of this toolbox is to provide policy makers, governmental administrators, and lawmakers with the information needed to develop a broad governance framework that reduces the risks of an …


Remarks at the Leaders’ Summit on Climate

World Bank Group · 22 April 2021 Spanish

David Malpass, President of the World Bank, discussed the core plan of the World Bank’s climate change action plan. The World Bank Group has reached its highest-ever levels of climate …


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