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A World free of poverty. World Bank . History . Founded in 1944,at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire First loan to France in 1947 of $250 million 1947 - Incorporation into UN System 1979 - Lending for the fiscal year crosses the $10 billion mark for the first time

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history
History
  • Founded in 1944,at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
  • First loan to France in 1947 of $250 million
  • 1947 - Incorporation into UN System
  • 1979 - Lending for the fiscal year crosses the $10 billion mark for the first time
  • 1995 – James D. Wolfensohn becomes Bank president
what is the world bank
What is the World Bank ?
  • One of the world’s largest sources of development assistance (FY 2001 provided more than US$17 billion in loans)
  • IBRD has 183 members, IDA has 161, the IFC has 174, MIGA has 154 and ICSID has 133
partners
Partners
  • International Organizations (EU,IMF,UN,WTO)
  • Affiliates (CGIAR,CGAP, Development Gateway, GEF)
  • NGO’s and Civil Society
  • Business and the Private Sector
  • Donors & Co-financing
  • Students and the Academic Community
the bank is accountable
The Bank is Accountable
  • Information sharing essential for effective and sustainable growth….publicly accountable to member countries
  • Staff and management held directly accountable by its members
  • OED reviews all Bank-financed projects and reports directly to the Board
the role of the world bank
The role of the World Bank
  • Partner in strengthening economies and expanding markets – lends money, doesn’t make grants
  • G-7 members (Canada ,France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, and U.S)- U.S. has largest shareholding in the Bank (approximately 17%)
  • Bank comparable to a Global Cooperative
conclusion lessons of experience
Conclusion: Lessons of Experience
  • Challenges
    • Proposal for a comprehensive development Framework might be too holistic
    • Absolute number of poor people is rising as a result of rapid population growth
    • Resistance by some governments
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