World Bank Group President David Malpass highlights the progress the Bank Group has made in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Malpass |

Poor countries could soon come under siege on all fronts – a health, economic and social catastrophe would be felt across the world.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

The World Bank Group is working to strengthen developing nations’ ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and shorten the time to economic and social recovery.

David Malpass |

The Sahel Region is a priority for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

In developing countries, governments with few resources are trying to figure out how to raise living standards and lift people out of poverty, while at the same time reducing emissions and…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

A historic moment for the citizens of Ibadan to agree on a vision that will shape the future for the next 20-years to become a sustainable city.

Ivan Bruce |

Today, there are more refugees in the world than directly after World War II. That is almost 26 million people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes and fled across borders from…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

A public debt manager’s job is finding the best borrowing solutions to raise the amount of funding needed by the government at the lowest possible level of cost and risk. This is an increasingly…

Diego Rivetti |

As a leading financier of biodiversity work, the Bank is working closely with countries to support their efforts to better conserve and sustainably manage biodiversity.

Karin Kemper |