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World Bank 21m
The pandemic has made a blue economy approach – one focused on econ development to lift millions out of poverty, while preserving - more important than ever. Read about the approach in PROBLUE’s 2nd Annual Report:
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Barriers that keep people from connecting to sewer networks include: 💰Lack of money 📚Lack of information 👍🏽Lack of incentives Report highlights best practices in getting sewer services to all:
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World Bank 6h
& 's success in reducing goes well beyond extreme poverty and all the way up to the US$5.50 line, although at a slower pace at the higher lines. How did your region fare? We discuss in this new blog:
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World Bank 9h
DYK started producing its own hand sanitizer in response to ?
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World Bank 12h
. joined SG & to reinforce an important point: is unacceptable. The is working to address GBV risk. We will disqualify any contractors who do not meet our standards & policies.
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World Bank 15h
. has approved $12bn to help countries purchase and distribute tests, treatments, and . ’s , explains the challenge ahead for the developing world.
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World Bank 18h
Through the Emergency financing, the is supporting to implement urgent preparedness and response needs related to the pandemic.
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World Bank 21h
As a result of the , families of migrants and of refugees who are reliant on face increased risk of falling back into poverty. In fragile settings, it’s yet another shock that adds to the crises they already face. Read:
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World Bank Nov 27
As we count down to , we look forward to welcoming BBC’s , global disability expert , ’s Ana Maria Menéndez & more. PLUS—a special performance by . Join the conversation December 3 | 12pm here:
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World Bank Nov 27
Learning Poverty—the percentage of 10-year-olds who can't read and understand a simple text—in low- and middle-income countries, as well as progress made in achieving universal enrollment in schools.
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World Bank Nov 27
What are , and doing in response to in ? On Dec 2 at 9AM EDT will host high-level discussion & presentation of its two new reports. Moderated by of the .
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World Bank Nov 27
Key lessons learned during the outbreaks in can provide guidance for the distribution of . Among these: targeted risk communications and community engagement will be critical.
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World Bank Nov 27
What’s it really like to work at the and ? Find out on Dec. 1 at 11am EST on for our next . This time, we talk about Disabilities and Inclusion with .
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World Bank Nov 27
Join us for the premier forum on identification & management. Learn the best practices & latest innovations from top experts & practitioners. Check the Agenda & Register:
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World Bank Nov 26
Two thirds of are unable to afford enough food and water. These projects are providing critical support during the pandemic and on-going conflict.
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World Bank Nov 26
emissions have risen from less than 3 gigatonnes per year in 1850 to over 50 gigatonnes today. Lower economic activity due to will reduce emissions in 2020, but this will have little effect on the longer term trend. #SDG13#SDGAtlas
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World Bank Nov 26
Raising the productivity of informal workers is essential to rebuilding ’s social contract after . Here’s how the can help.
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World Bank Nov 26
Did you know that if reaches its decarbonization target by 2050, it could achieve an additional growth of 4.4% of its GDP?
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World Bank Nov 26
Distributing requires strong and robust supply chain infrastructure. Country Ministers discussed this and more at the Roundtable. Blog from :
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World Bank Nov 26
Interested in working at the World Bank Group? Join us on Dec. 1 at 11am EST on , using . We’ll talk about disabilities and inclusion in this episode with .
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