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World Bank Institute. HCC Meeting Cologne, Germany 09 May 2006. World Bank Group. International Bank. International. International. Multilateral. International Center. for Reconstruction. Development. Finance. Investment. for the Settlement of. and Development. Association.

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World bank institute

World Bank Institute

HCC Meeting

Cologne, Germany

09 May 2006

Wbi in the world bank group

World Bank Group

International Bank




International Center

for Reconstruction




for the Settlement of

and Development



Guarantee Agency

Investment Disputes

WBI in the World Bank Group

World Bank Institute (WBI)

Wbi at a glance fy05 06
WBI at a Glance FY05/06

  • Learning activities annually – more than 900

  • Client participants worldwide - nearly 110,000

  • Partner institutions - 200 formal partners

  • Global Development Learning Network - 76 centers

  • Representation in the field: Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, France (Marseilles, Paris), Ghana, India, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Senegal, Tanzania, Tunisia

  • Number of focus countries - 45

Wbi thematic programs

Thematic Learning Programs

Sustainable Development

Environment , NRM, & Climate Change

Water & Rural Development

Human Development


Health & AIDS

Finance und Private Sector Development

Financial Sector Capacity Development

Private Sector Development

Public – Private Partnerships in Infrastructure

Urban & City Management

Poverty Reduction and Macro-economic Development

Poverty & Growth

Public Sector Governance

Social Protection & Risk Management


WBI Thematic Programs

  • Tailor-made Country Learning events include skill building courses and seminars, workshops,

  • South-South Knowledge exchange incl. on Biofuels (planned)

  • Technical assistance include multi-year organization support and twinning

  • Global and Regional Programs include conferences, Carbon Expo, flagship courses

Focus Country Activities

Global & Regional Activities

Building synergies global center of excellence on climate change
Building SynergiesGlobal Center of Excellence on Climate Change

  • Adaptation to Climate Change

    • AFR, Impact on Agriculture, 11-country study

  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

    • RE Toolkit for Practitioners

    • South-South Exchange in Biofuels Development

  • Waste Management

    • Capacity building in SWM in India

  • Sustainable Transport

    • Global assessment of mitigation potential

  • Water, Agriculture and Natural Resources Management

    • Integration with adaptation activities

Cf assist wbi strategic fit
CF-Assist – WBI: Strategic Fit

  • Strong organizational and strategic fit with capacity building mandate

  • High potential for integrating CC into mainstream capacity building

  • Organizational commitment for program growth and creation of centers of excellence

  • Wide partnership base across the world, and linkages with stakeholders

  • “Arm’s length” with WB’s commercial operations in carbon finance to avoid potential conflicts of interest