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How have people overcome violent conflict in Mindanao, Philippines?

This 360 video takes you on a virtual trip to a community where people work together to rebuild their lives:
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yesterday at 18:10. Facebook
For young people, skills training programs mean improved employment + earnings. And the longer the training, the better the results for youth…and for their countries. [ Wrld.bg Link ]
For young people skills training programs mean improved employment earnings And the

Four ways to maximize the effectiveness of youth employment programs

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Akano Adekunle Peter Segun
Teresa Cotter
Mussa Issa
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yesterday at 14:09. Facebook
John Mottif
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World Bank
yesterday at 10:24. Facebook
LIVE NOW: Join the conversation with World Bank Sernior Director for Climate Change John Roome.
#Innovate4Climate
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yesterday at 09:29. Facebook
By 2050, 66 out of 100 people in the world will live in cities. As cities rapidly grow, so does the pressure put on
them—by global economic changes and increasing climate and disaster risks.
What will it take to build inclusive, resilient, livable, and sustainable cities of the future?
Enter our #Loop4Dev Boomerang challenge and show us what a livable city looks like in a Boomerang video. Find...
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yesterday at 02:10. Facebook
Our Malaysia office's latest Development Digest is out! This issue explores how the global economy can improve productivity, and how Malaysia's Performance and Management Delivery Unit helped the country develop. Read these and other articles here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our Malaysia offices latest Development Digest is out This issue explores how
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World Bank
05/23/2017 at 19:43. Facebook
Natural disasters result in hundreds of millions of dollars in damage each year. The good news: investing in disaster preparedness saves lives and protects economies. This week, we’ll talk inclusive and resilient recovery after natural disasters at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Follow updates and expert insights, and join us and UNISDR to discuss how we can plan together...
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Natural disasters result in hundreds of millions of dollars in damage each

GFDRR | Reducing Vulnerability to Natural Hazards

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Munsif Ali
Teresa Cotter
Hager Ahmed Alrefaey
World Bank
World Bank
05/23/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Innovation is crucial to tackling #climatechange. World experts in energy, finance, and technology come together at the #Innovate4Climate Finance and Markets Week in Barcelona to discuss ways to scale up financing for climate action. Join the conversation through our Facebook live videos: [ Facebook.com Link ]
Innovation is crucial to tackling climatechange World experts in energy finance and
Teresa Cotter
Ozlem Ertugrul
World Bank
World Bank
05/23/2017 at 04:45. Facebook
Did you know that the poorest in Latin America and the Caribbean, on average, are about 3 years less educated than the richest? Or that the richest in society earn 10 times more than their poorest counterparts? We want to know your thoughts on poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Share your views by participating in our #LACfeaturegraph blog contest for the chance to not only have...
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Did you know that the poorest in Latin America and the Caribbean

Introducing #LACfeaturegraph blog contest - A chance to voice your views on poverty & inequality

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Antonio Mark Carrillo
Sanskar Sharma
David Lulasa
World Bank
World Bank
05/23/2017 at 02:10. Facebook
Good news: There’s a new Country Partnership Framework for Lao PDR!

This renewed partnership between The World Bank and Lao PDR will focus on supporting lasting, accessible opportunities for all, including inclusive growth, investing in health and education, and protecting the environment. Check it out, here -> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Good news: There’s a new Country Partnership Framework for Lao PDR
Frederick Varnie
Rajesh Ranjan Karn
World Bank
World Bank
05/22/2017 at 17:16. Facebook
The challenge? Creating 1.6 billion jobs for the next generation of workers. The food system offers vast opportunities: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
The challenge Creating 16 billion jobs for the next generation of workers
Laura Jean
David Lulasa
Chibueze Prince
World Bank
World Bank
05/22/2017 at 10:45. Facebook
The World Bank Group and IFC - International Finance Corporation's #Trade & #Competitiveness Global Practice is helping the Government of Nepal transform #business regulation and reduce the costs and time of starting a business. With government leadership, the project is strengthening trust in civic institutions, encouraging local businesses to flourish, and improving government-to-business...
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The World Bank Group and IFC International Finance Corporations Trade Competitiv

In Nepal, an Initiative to Improve the Investment Climate is Building Confidence Among Local Businesses

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Teresa Cotter
Yousuf Khan
Pozz De Skyboi
World Bank
World Bank
05/22/2017 at 02:10. Facebook
Low commodity prices and the aftermath of natural disasters presented some challenges to Myanmar’s economy in 2016, but growth is projected to recover in the coming years. We have the latest analysis on where the country is headed here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Niqoh Elkhan
World Bank
World Bank
05/21/2017 at 18:27. Facebook
Afghan authorities have taken important steps to make it easier to do business. One area of focus is the process of starting a business, in which Kabul and the provinces of Balkh, Herat, Kandahar and Nangarhar perform well, surpassing the global average performance. [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Afghan authorities have taken important steps to make it easier to do

Subnational Doing Business - World Bank Group

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Mary Crivello Milburn
Teresa Cotter
Jay Shakya
World Bank
World Bank
05/21/2017 at 12:05. Facebook
24 countries in armed conflict recorded the use of schools for military purposes. We need the provision of quality education to ensure hard-won peace is sustainable: [ Wrld.bg Link ] #EducationForAll @HagueInstitute
24 countries in armed conflict recorded the use of schools for military

Education Above All

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Jay Shakya
Chika Nwaka
Niqoh Elkhan
World Bank
World Bank
05/20/2017 at 14:16. Facebook
Happening now: Philippe Le Houérou, CEO of the International Finance Corporation, discusses how entrepreneurs are creating markets in the Middle East and North Africa.
Munsif Ali
Prince Müslim
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World Bank
05/20/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
LIVE: we’re talking with Loulou Khazen Baz, the woman who reinvented the job search for freelancers in the Middle East and North Africa.
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World Bank
05/19/2017 at 23:30. Facebook
Happy Independence Day, #TimorLeste! Southeast Asia's youngest country, #TimorLeste gained its independence 15 years ago today in 2002. With 60% of the population under the age of 25, we hit the streets of the capital, Dili to find out what’s the country’s future leaders think is really possible for their young nation.
Shaune Huolohan
Kristanto Angdika
Mmrantehene Ayertey Wan
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World Bank
05/19/2017 at 18:58. Facebook
IFC - International Finance Corporation's new report: Investing in Women: New Evidence for the Business Case, demonstrates how companies can benefit from investing in women as employees, entrepreneurs, customers and community stakeholders. Read it, here-->[ Goo.gl Link ]
IFC International Finance Corporations new report Investing in Women New Evidence for

Investing in Women: New Evidence for the Business Case

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John Mottif
Jay Shakya
Dharmendra Singh Jakhli
World Bank
World Bank
05/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Join us for a conversation with Sana Hawasly, the co-founder of Daraty—a start-up that teaches children the fundamentals of electronics.
Muhammad A Umar
Carlos Alberto