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Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) 2015

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Results and Performance of the World Bank Group -- Gender
The Independent Evaluation Group's (IEG) Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is a comprehensive assessment of World Bank Group performance, drawing on recent IEG evaluations. The Independent Evaluation Group's (IEG) Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is a comprehensive assessment of World Bank Group performance, drawing on recent IEG evaluations.

Results and Performance of the World Bank Group 2014

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Results and Performance of the World Bank Group 2014
The year 2015 is pivotal in international development. As the era of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concludes, work continues to take forward the unfinished MDG agenda and to define and meet the more ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In preparation for the new challenges, the World Bank Group is changing. A new strategy in 2013 set two ambitious goals: ending extreme Show MoreThe year 2015 is pivotal in international development. As the era of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concludes, work continues to take forward the unfinished MDG agenda and to define and meet the more ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In preparation for the new challenges, the World Bank Group is changing. A new strategy in 2013 set two ambitious goals: ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity for the bottom 40 percent in a sustainable manner. To achieve the twin goals and contribute significantly to the SDGs, it is important to reflect on the Bank Group's experience with the MDGs to draw lessons for its engagement with the post-2015 agenda. This report also reviews the effectiveness of the Bank Group's portfolio and country programs for delivering results, and its implementation of Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) recommendations.

Results and Performance of the World Bank Group 2013

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The global extreme poverty rate has fallen by half since 1990, but inequality has increased. Robust progress on both poverty reduction and shared prosperity will require sustained growth in developing countries in the face of major financial, economic, and environmental risks and uncertainties. Lending by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has fallen back to pre- Show MoreThe global extreme poverty rate has fallen by half since 1990, but inequality has increased. Robust progress on both poverty reduction and shared prosperity will require sustained growth in developing countries in the face of major financial, economic, and environmental risks and uncertainties. Lending by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has fallen back to pre-crisis trend levels. In FY13, for the first time ever, International Development Association (IDA) commitments exceeded IBRD commitments. Investments by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) reached historically high levels in FY13, driven by rapid growth of short-term finance. Commitments by the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) rose on the heels of a new instrument covering risks of the non-honoring of sovereign financial obligations.

Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) 2012

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The Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is IEG’s annual flagship report, which synthesizes evidence and findings of recent evaluations about the effectiveness of World Bank Group work in addressing current and emerging development challenges.The Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is IEG’s annual flagship report, which synthesizes evidence and findings of recent evaluations about the effectiveness of World Bank Group work in addressing current and emerging development challenges.

Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) 2011

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The WBG‘s response to recent disasters and global economic crises has been striking, but a greater emphasis is needed by everyone on preparedness. The WBG‘s response to recent disasters and global economic crises has been striking, but a greater emphasis is needed by everyone on preparedness.