30
NOV
2015

Development Banks Vow to Mobilize Collective Resources to Confront Climate Change

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PARIS, November 30, 2015–The heads of the world’s largest development banks pledged today to work together to substantially increase climate investments and ensure that development programs going forward consider climate risks and opportunities. In a joint statement released at...
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16
NOV
2015

Climate change and poverty

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Ending poverty and addressing climate change are two major objectives of the international community, but they cannot be considered in isolation. Our new World Bank Group report “Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty” brings together these two overarching...
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25
SEP
2015

IFIs back new global development agenda with stepped-up support

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have hailed today’s adoption of a sustainable development agenda for the next generation and are fully committed to stepping up their support to ensure its success. At the United Nations General...
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