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WORLD BANK / BAN KI-MOON ENDING POVERTY

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim urged young people globally to start a social movement to end poverty at an event in Washington DC. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / POVERTY

One million people each week will have to lift themselves out of poverty if we are to reach the goal of ending extreme poverty worldwide by 2030. Now that the global economic crisis has eased, the World Bank thinks that's a realistic goal. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

According to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report, over the past six months, financial stability has broadly improved in advanced economies and has deteriorated in emerging economies. IMF

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / LENDING POVERTY

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced a series of measures aimed at strengthening the World Bank Group — including a $100 billion increase in the lending capacity to middle-income countries over the next decade.  WORLD BANK

1 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FINANCIAL INCLUSION

As mobile banking and other technological innovations fuel the expansion of financial services in many developing countries, a new World Bank report urges policy makers to focus on products that benefit the poor, women and other vulnerable groups the most. The “Global Financial Development Report 2014: Financial Inclusion” report stays no-frills savings and payment accounts, [...]

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / CREDIT RATING

Paul Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fitch Ratings told the General Assembly that rating agencies, "did not do enough to highlight the limitations of our product nor flesh out fully the rationale for our opinions" leading up to the 2008 housing downturn and financial crisis. UNTV

10 Sep 2013 | Read More »

ILO / WORLD OF WORK REPORT

As the global economy continues a slow recovery from the financial crisis, most emerging and developing countries are experiencing rising employment and narrowing income inequalities compared to their high-income counterparts. However, the gap between rich and poor in most low and middle-income countries remains wide. Many families who have managed to rise above the poverty line [...]

3 Jun 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / ZOELLICK

World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick reflected today on his legacy after five years of leadership, saying the Bank had focused on economic growth for all nations, not just stability in times of crisis. During remarks at a press conference at the start of the Bank’s annual Spring Meeting, he also said that Argentina’s [...]

19 Apr 2012 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / BANKS POOR

More than half of the world’s poorest people don’t use banks, leaving them vulnerable to theft, loss of money and exploitation, according to a new Gallup Poll conducted for The World Bank. Hardest hit are poor women, who may not have control over their own assets. WORLD BANK

19 Apr 2012 | Read More »

IMF / ICELAND ECONOMIC RECOVERY

As the first country to experience the full force of the global economic crisis, Iceland is now held up as an example by some of how to overcome deep economic dislocation without undoing the social fabric. IMF

10 Dec 2011 | Read More »

 

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