03
FEB
2016

The private sector is the best way to help refugee-hosting communities

Speech delivered by Sir Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President, at ‘Enabling the Private Sector to Support Refugee-Hosting Communities’ event at EBRD HQ on 3 February 2016. Good afternoon and welcome to the EBRD. Thank you, everyone, for joining us. I know that many of you,...
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12
JAN
2016

Making the 2030 sustainable development agenda work for fragile and conflict affected states

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At a technical meeting of the G7+ group of fragile states, participants from Haiti to Timor Leste gathered with a mission: to sift through the many proposed indicators for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and select 20 indicators for joint g7+ monitoring.   Hosted...
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12
DEC
2015

WBG President Hails Global Climate Change Agreement at COP21 in Paris

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WASHINGTON, December 12, 2015—The World Bank Group issued the following statement from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the Global Climate Change Agreement at COP21: “We welcome the historic agreement that has just been reached in Paris. The world has come together to...
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