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Aging and long term care systems : a review of finance and governance arrangements in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific (English)

Population aging is a global issue that is either affecting or will soon affect virtually every country around the world. With large numbers of older people experiencing significant losses of intrinsic capacity, leading a dignified and meaningful life is often only possible with the care and support of others. ... See More +

Working Paper 121749 NOV 01, 2017

Joshua,Laurie Christopher Disclosed

Financial protection for Pacific Island countries : scaling-up regional collaboration on climate and disaster risk financing and insurance (English)

The PCRAFI Program is a comprehensive, regional effort to increase financial resilience to climate and disaster risks in the Pacific through the development of a regional catastrophe risk pool and technical assistance. ... See More +

Brief 119863 SEP 01, 2017

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Low-cost technology to improve aviation safety and efficiency : investment program brings modernized aviation information technology to Pacific islands (English)

The World Bank’s Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP) is bringing state-of-the-art air traffic management and satellite-based ground communications to airports and small aircraft operators in seven Pacific island countries and territories. ... See More +

Brief 113199 FEB 01, 2017

De Serio,Christopher J.; Giovannitti,Aldo Disclosed

Pacific Islands - Regional partnership framework : FY17-FY21 (English)

This Regional Partnership Framework (RPF) outlines the World Bank Group (WBG) strategic program for nine Pacific island countries (PIC9): Kiribati, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Independent State of Samoa, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. ... See More +

Working Paper 120479 JAN 01, 2017

Melgaard,Lasse; Barbour,Paul Antony; Drees-Gross,Franz R.; Kerf,Michel; Sansbury,Jane Distelhorst Disclosed

Strengthening public financial management reform in Pacific Island Countries : Final output (English)

The Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) produced ‘A Public Financial Management Roadmap for Forum Island Countries’ (“The Roadmap”) in 2009 (PFTAC 2010). ... See More +

Working Paper 107870 AUG 04, 2016

Haque,Tobias Disclosed

Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) in action : Pacific Islands (English)

The World Bank Group’s Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) initiative produces data on education system policies and institutions, analyzes and evaluates their quality, and provides decision makers and stakeholders with an assessment that fosters structured and informed policy dialogue on how to most effectively strengthen education systems. ... See More +

Brief 114299 JUN 01, 2016

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Tourism (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. For many Pacific Island countries, tourism is the main economic opportunity to generate incomes and jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 106504 JUN 01, 2016

Perrottet,John Gerard; Garcia,Andres F. Disclosed

Systematic country diagnostic for eight small Pacific Island countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This systematic country diagnostic (SCD) identifies the key constraints and opportunities to reducing poverty and promoting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner for eight small Pacific island countries (PIC8): Kiribati, the Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. ... See More +

Working Paper 103573 JAN 20, 2016

Utz,Robert Johann; Knight,David Stephen; Sharma,Manohar; Kim,Jae Kyun; Edwards,Kim Alan; Pan,Lucy; Street,Daniel Francis; Jenner,Nicole; Obeyesekere,Sheannal Anthony Manindha; Evans,Samantha; Baratha Raj,Kanya Hilary Disclosed

Cluster country program evaluation on small states : Pacific Island countries program evaluation (FY05–15) (Vol. 2) : Appendixes (English)

This appendix is an adjunct to the main report. It is not intended as a free-standing Country Program Evaluation (CPE) on the World Bank in Tonga. ... See More +

Working Paper 108537 JAN 01, 2016

Kavalsky,Basil G.; Rubbani,Swizen; Charlier,Florence M.; Hutton,Stephen Disclosed

World Bank Group engagement in small states : the cases of the OECS, PICs, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Mauritius, and the Seychelles - clustered country program evaluation executive summary (English)

The purpose of this report is to facilitate cross-learning among World Bank Group programs in small states. It selectively discusses the World Bank Group’s strategic and operational approaches and the substantive development issues addressed in small state programs that the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) assessed under the clustered Country Program Evaluation. ... See More +

Working Paper 108540 JAN 01, 2016

Kavalsky,Basil G.; Rubbani,Swizen; Khadr,Ali Mahmoud; Pant,Chandrashekar; Sun,Xiaolun; Leroy-Themeze,Claude M.L.; Charlier,Florence M.; Hutton,Stephen Disclosed

Cluster country program evaluation on small states : Pacific Island countries program evaluation (FY05–15) (English)

This appendix is an adjunct to the main report. It is not intended as a free-standing Country Program Evaluation (CPE) on the World Bank in Tonga. ... See More +

Working Paper 108537 JAN 01, 2016

Kavalsky,Basil G.; Rubbani,Swizen; Charlier,Florence M.; Hutton,Stephen Disclosed

Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)

Pacific island countries are experiencing higher temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme weather that is increasingly frequent and intense. ... See More +

Brief 102711 DEC 01, 2015

Michaels,Sean David Disclosed

Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island Countries (English)

The Pacific island countries (PICs) are some of the most exposed to frequent natural disasters and climate shocks, and their vulnerability is increasing due to mounting effects of climate change as well as demographic and economic forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 100084 SEP 01, 2015

Costella,Cecilia Valentina; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy Disclosed

Development policy operations in small Pacific Island Countries : what works? (English)

Development policy operations (DPOs) provide quick-disbursing general budget support against a program of critical structural reforms in areas of sectoral or overall economic policy. ... See More +

Brief 97686 JUN 01, 2015

Haque,Tobias; Knight,David Stephen Disclosed

Information and communication technologies for jobs in the Pacific (English)

The Pacific region is in the midst of an information and communications technology (ICT) revolution in which small island countries are increasingly connected to the global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 96218 MAY 01, 2015

Beschorner,Natasha; Kuek,Siou Chew; Narimatsu,Junko Disclosed

Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)

In many Pacific island countries, meeting non-food basic needs is a growing challenge and further complicated by substantial economic and environmental risks. ... See More +

Risk and Vulnerability Assessment 85557 APR 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Packard,Truman G.; Suri,Vivek Disclosed

The fruit of her labor : promoting gender-equitable agribusiness in Papua New Guinea (English)

The overall goal of this report is to assist the World Bank Group (WBG) to achieve greater impact for women from its current activities in agribusiness in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and to provide clear recommendations on additional interventions aimed at improving outcomes for women. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS10004 MAR 02, 2015

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Solomon Islands : country note (English)

This report aims to build understanding of the existing disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI) tools in use in the Solomon Islands and to identify gaps where engagement could further develop financial resilience. ... See More +

Working Paper 94983 FEB 01, 2015

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Samoa : country note (English)

In 2012 Tropical Cyclone (TC) Evan offered a distressing reminder of Samoa’s exposure to natural hazards. TC Evan came only three years after the earthquake and tsunami of 2009, which affected 2.5 percent of the country’s population, causing 143 fatalities and associated economic losses equivalent to 20 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Working Paper 94984 FEB 01, 2015

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Tonga : country note (English)

Tonga is an archipelago composed of 172 Islands spread across a combined land and sea area of 72,000k

Working Paper 94986 FEB 01, 2015

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Aging and long term care systems : a review of finance and governance arrangements in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121749 Working Paper
Financial protection for Pacific Island countries : scaling-up regional collaboration on climate and disaster risk financing and insurance (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119863 Brief
Low-cost technology to improve aviation safety and efficiency : investment program brings modernized aviation information technology to Pacific islands (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113199 Brief
Pacific Islands - Regional partnership framework : FY17-FY21 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120479 Working Paper
Strengthening public financial management reform in Pacific Island Countries : Final output (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 107870 Working Paper
Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) in action : Pacific Islands (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 114299 Brief
Tourism (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106504 Working Paper
Systematic country diagnostic for eight small Pacific Island countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 103573 Working Paper
Cluster country program evaluation on small states : Pacific Island countries program evaluation (FY05–15) (Vol. 2) : Appendixes (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108537 Working Paper
World Bank Group engagement in small states : the cases of the OECS, PICs, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Mauritius, and the Seychelles - clustered country program evaluation executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108540 Working Paper
Cluster country program evaluation on small states : Pacific Island countries program evaluation (FY05–15) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108537 Working Paper
Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102711 Brief
Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island Countries (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100084 Working Paper
Development policy operations in small Pacific Island Countries : what works? (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97686 Brief
Information and communication technologies for jobs in the Pacific (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96218 Working Paper
Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)
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APR 01, 2015 85557 Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
The fruit of her labor : promoting gender-equitable agribusiness in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAR 02, 2015 ACS10004 Working Paper
Solomon Islands : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94983 Working Paper
Samoa : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94984 Working Paper
Tonga : country note (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94986 Working Paper