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WASHINGTON , Dec. 11 -- The U.S. Department of State issued the following news release: The United States is pleased to commit $15 million in financing towards the Central Asia-South Asia electricity transmission project .
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6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
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10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
WASHINGTON , Dec. 9 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The Government Inspectorate, the World Bank in Vietnam and other donors today launched the Vietnam Anti - Corruption Initiative Program 2014 under the theme "Transparency, Integrity and Accountability".
15 hrs ago | Reuters
European officials are in discussion with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other major financial institutions on ways to help Ukraine if it decides to sign a free-trade agreement with the European Union.
19 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
WASHINGTON , Dec. 9 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Laura Tuck announced the appointment of Mr. Young Chul Kim as Country Manager for Belarus .
19 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
WASHINGTON , Dec. 10 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank and the Government of Ethiopia today signed a US$50 million IDA credit, a US$40 million grant from the Government of Norway and a US$13 million from the Global Environment Facility to support the country's efforts to reduce land degradation and improve land ... (more)
Washington, Dec 11: The recent reform measures announced by the Chinese government are encouraging, and the US Federal Reserve needs to exit the current massive asset buying programme in a smooth manner to give developing countries time to adjust, the World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim said Tuesday.
The Netherland's largest drinking water supplier says decision had to do with Israel's alleged violations of international law.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will scrap most assistance for coal-fired power plants, joining the World Bank and the U.S. in a retreat from supporting the most polluting fossil fuel.
Emerging markets could adjust to the withdrawal of the Federal Reserve's massive monetary stimulus as long as it happens gradually, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY Soeren BILLING This photo taken on December 7, 2009 shows a cyclist stopping to look at a display, entitled 'Cool Globes,' an exhibition about combating global warming and climate change in the Kongens Nytorv area in the center of Copenhagen.
Representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians will on Monday sign a "historic" agreement to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea, an Israeli minister said.
Treasury and Resources Minister, Senator Philip Ozouf, will represent Jersey at the Euromoney Qatar Conference in Doha on 10 and 11 December 2013.
WASHINGTON , Dec. 5 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank Board of Directors approved today US$100 million additional financing for Paraguay's Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Project , which aims to improve the socio-economic conditions of small-scale farmers and indigenous communities.
WASHINGTON , Dec. 5 -- World Bank issued the following news release: Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors, and without a clear plan for aligning agricultural policies with climate change, the livelihoods of rural populations are at risk, according to the World Bank publication Reducing the Vulnerability of FYR ... (more)