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UN and World Bank ink pact to spur cooperation on Global Goals

New York, May 19 (IBNS): The United Nations and the World Bank Group on Friday signed an agreement to work closer together to help countries implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieve measurable results to transform their economies and societies.

World Bank sees improving global economy despite 'substantial' risks

New York, June 6(Just Earth News): Thanks to a pickup in manufacturing and trade, the global economy is recovering, but weak productivity and investment growth threaten long-term prospects in developing economies, the World Bank reported.

World Bank sees ‘moderate’ pick up for global economy in 2017 despite weak investment

New York, Jan 12 (Just Earth News): Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 per cent in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year, the World Bank said in a report released on Wednesday.

UN and World Bank chiefs announce members of joint high-level panel on water

New York, Apr 22 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced on Thursday the appointment of 10 Heads of State and Government, as well as two Special Advisors, to the High-Level Panel on Water.

In Lebanon, UN chief and World Bank President show commitment to leaving 'no one behind'

New York, Mar 26 (Just Earth News/IBNS):While in Lebanon on Friday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim underlined the UN system's commitment to the country, calling for additional funds for a refugee camp, inaugurating a new social development centre, and announcing a new financing plan for Lebanese schools.

World Bank unveils $16 billion business plan to boost climate resilience in Africa

New York, Nov 25 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Noting the significant impact climatic activities have on African people and countries, the World Bank Group announced on Tuesday a new plan outlining actions required to increase climate resilience and low-carbon development in an effort to maintain the continent’s current and protect future growth and poverty reduction goals.