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Did you know that trade has the potential to promote gender equality? Research shows women working in trade are more likely to... ✔️ Be formally employed ✔️ Earn higher wages ✔️ Have access to training ✔️ Have more job security
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The elderly over 65 years old account for 9% of the world’s population. To support them during the , governments need to prioritize residential & home-based care, enhance oversight of the care market, and leverage technology to battle isolation.
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. is committed to working with the international community in a coordinated response for . Read the full statement from Managing Director
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How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect and Global Value Chains ()? Find out in our Online Course on GVCs and earn a certificate.
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What could we learn from the outbreak in 2014 that would help us better respond to ? This blog has some ideas. It's the first in our pick of must read/watch/listen to content:
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A short-rebound is not the same as a lasting recovery from according to and Vincent Reinhart in
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Global jumped to levels last seen in 2009: to 150 billion cubic meters (bcm), equivalent to the total annual gas consumption of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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In , is broadening economic participation for indigenous people, ethnic minorities, women & vulnerable groups. To learn more, check out:
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has put out of reach for many. Can create a more sustainable ?
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World Bank Aug 8
Are you a Ph.D. student from Sub-Saharan ? Come join us at the and contribute to and build shared prosperity across the world. Deadline: August 23, 2020. Apply now! ▶️
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World Bank Aug 8
New trends in global trade—especially the rise in services, global value chains, and the digital economy—are opening up important economic opportunities for women. Our new joint report with on explores:
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World Bank Aug 8
What does good governance, robust businesses, & sustainable education systems have to do w/ the fight against ? For it means :
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World Bank Aug 8
Local communities are at the heart of a project to bring better services to rural .
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World Bank Aug 8
. support is helping purchase life-saving medical equipment, including 5,000 ventilators & 1,000 beds for hospitals and other critical supplies. A full overview of our support here:
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World Bank Aug 8
The demand for handwashing due to could exacerbate the region’s water insecurity by raising consumption by up to 5% or by an add'l 4-5 million m3/day, which could cost between $150 -$250 million per month. Here's how we're helping.
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World Bank Aug 7
.’s Senior Economist, John Baffes on how the pandemic complicates preexisting challenges in developing countries:
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World Bank Aug 7
Trade is helping women reinvent their traditional roles thanks to global value chains, the digital economy, and modern services. Learn more about how trade can promote gender equality:
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World Bank Aug 7
There is no one-size fits all to the political and social problems brought about by . But pressing on with fiscal and monetary stimulus is an important part of the response. Read and Vincent Reinhart in .
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World Bank Aug 7
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Across the globe, prove that creating spaces for diverse voices will drive ideas & action on global issues. Be inspired by these stories:
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World Bank Aug 7
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Disruptions to education, increased barriers to employment & rising cases of mental illness. shed light on the impacts of around the world.
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