More than a billion people live in areas affected by fragility, conflict, and violence. Climate change and the COVID pandemic threaten to drive that number even higher. How have the World Bank Group and the range of actors involved in development adapted to address new and persistent sources of insecurity, and what are the lessons for future efforts aimed at fostering development and stability?

Host Brenda Barbour speaks with Sarah Cliffe, Director at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University.

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Related Resources:

IEG's Evaluation, World Bank Engagement in Situations of Conflict

The blog series Learning from Fragility explores lessons from past support for development in fragile and conflict settings. The series includes:

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