Latest World Bank News

Recognition for Flinders science communicators
UN experts call for international investigation into 2020 Beirut explosion
New global alliance launched to end AIDS in children by 2030
Animal health important for helping cut greenhouse gas emissions, new report says
Profits Causing Inflation in Australia, Not Wages: European Central Bank & ABS Data Reveal
Statement on Global Food Security Crisis
Australia slides down on global list of aid transparency rankings
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Republic of Moldova, South Sudan, Haiti and Sudan
World Bank Board Approves New Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response
Central Banks Committed to Economic Prosperity and Wellbeing in South Pacific
FAO Investment Centre looks back at 2021 in new Annual Review – and ahead
Australia committed to supporting future pandemic preparedness and response
Drought assistance for Kiribati
Afghanistan: FAO and World Bank step up their response to worsening food security
Report: Covid Slows Progress Towards Universal Energy Access
Joseph E. Stiglitz Australian Speaking Tour: July 2022 ‘The Role of Government in Modern Economy’
Importance of fighting inequality: Julia Gillard on lessons learnt from pandemic
UOW to partner on national research into antimicrobial resistance
ICRC boosts access to safe water through partnerships and innovative financing solutions
Incentivizing collaboration towards health-related Sustainable Development Goals
Incentivizing collaboration towards health-related Sustainable Development Goals
Self-fulfilling rankings boost agencies’ power, influence
Industry and research join forces to tackle $283 billion antimicrobial resistance threat to Australia
Global Report on Food Crises: acute food insecurity hits new highs
Afghan families surviving on bread and water through holy month as economic crisis worsens
Delivering on G20 Leaders commitment to build an equitable and effective Financial Intermediary Fund for Pandemic Preparedness
Over quarter of billion more people could fall into extreme levels of poverty and suffering
Australia-India agreement opens door for mining trade and investment growth
NIWA-Nippon Foundation Tonga Eruption Seabed Mapping Project a “rare opportunity” to study effects of Tonga eruption
Pastoralism: Supporting livelihoods, building peace
One Health is critical to addressing zoonotic public health threats and environmental issues
Afghan women call for global attention and action to meet needs of women and girls in Afghanistan
Stepping up One Health action under FAO’s stewardship as chair of Tripartite Secretariat
ASPI / NATO Ambassador’s Event: “Women, Peace and Security – Reflections on Afghanistan”
Access to capital still barrier for women-led small businesses
Eighth Meeting of Multilateral Leaders Task Force on COVID-19, 1 March 2022
Covid crisis: extending social protection to rural populations is key to recovery
Insight – Australian peaches and nectarines on menu for Vietnam’s affluent consumers
Experts of Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Commend Democratic Republic of Congo for its Endorsement of Safe
Experts of Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women Note Senegal’s Gender Parity Law and Ask about Measures
Experts of Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women Commend Gabon on Measures Taken to Deal with Girls School
Commending efforts to digitise birth register in Madagascar, Experts of Committee on rights of child ask about child marriage
Dr Cindy Pan announced as Georges River Australia Day Ambassador
Seventh meeting of Multilateral Leaders Task Force on Covid Vaccines, Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Latest child mortality estimates reveal world remains off track to meeting Sustainable Development Goals
Sweet success in farm tourism and beekeeping
SA leading world in circular economy 14 December
More than half billion people pushed or pushed further into extreme poverty due to health care costs