#World Bank

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment
    ImpactCitizenship

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Sophie Barbier|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis
    Finance & Innovation

    World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 12, 2019

    But Venezuela is hesitant to work with the groups. Read more

  • Article: Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans
    Environment

    Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2019

    “The longer we leave it, the more difficult the problem becomes." Read more

  • Article: Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth
    Finance & Innovation

    Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    The two are inextricably linked. Read more

  • Article: The World Bank Just Elected a New President — and Singer Becky G Has a Message for Him
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    The World Bank Just Elected a New President — and Singer Becky G Has a Message for Him

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    David Malpass is taking over for Jim Kim, who stepped down from the role in February. Read more

  • Article: Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank
    Girls & Women

    Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank

    March 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Researchers examined whether women had equal rights under the law in 187 countries. Read more

  • Article: Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report
    Citizenship

    Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report

    By Erica SanchezMadeleine Keck  and  Jana Sepehr|Jan. 16, 2019

    But two are on track to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Jim Yong Kim Leaves Behind a Powerful Legacy of Progress at the World Bank
    Citizenship

    Jim Yong Kim Leaves Behind a Powerful Legacy of Progress at the World Bank

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2019

    “Don’t trust anyone over 30 to make decisions that will determine the kind of world you’ll inherit.” Read more