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Guidance for directors of banks (Arabic)

This FOCUS 2 publication provides an in-depth examination of a major corporate governance policy, initiative, or issue through a combination of research, case studies, and expert opinion. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34668 JAN 01, 2018

Charkham,Jonathan English Disclosed

State ownership of financial institutions in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper introduces key findings from a new cross-country survey on state-owned financial institutions in Europe and Central Asia. It covers 41 such institutions operating in the region as of end 2016, and considers variables in the areas of mandates, instruments, performance, governance, and monitoring/evaluation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8288 DEC 20, 2017

Skamnelos,Ilias; Ferrari,Aurora; Mare,Davide Salvatore Disclosed

Increasing the sustainability of rural water service: findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Nicaragua (English)

evaluation that aims to measure the causal impact of a large-scale rural water supply and services program (PROSASR) in Nicaragua. The overall objective of the evaluation is to assess the causal impact of the provision of technical assistance packages on improvements in the functionality and durability of water systems in rural Nicaraguan communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8283 DEC 19, 2017

Gruber,Joshua Sean; Borja-Vega,Christian; Spevack,Alexander Matthew Disclosed

Lei das agências : an analysis of draft law on regulatory agencies (English)

Since 2013, a new legislation was being drafted by the Senate of Brazil, in response to the perception that the Agencies often lack financial, administrative and decision making autonomy, are subject to capture by both overt and tacit political interference, with appointees lacking the necessary skills and independence. ... See More +

Working Paper 122076 DEC 15, 2017

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Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and blockchain (English)

The financial sector is currently undergoing a major transformation, brought about by the rapid development and spread of new technologies. The confluence of 'finance' and 'technology' is often referred to as 'Fintech', typically describing companies or innovations that employ new technologies to improve or innovate financial services. ... See More +

Working Paper 122140 DEC 01, 2017

Krause,Solvej Karla; Natarajan,Harish; Gradstein,Helen Luskin Disclosed

Ethiopia : Impacts of the Birr devaluation on inflation : 1 (English)

On October 10, 2017, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) devalued the Birr by 15 percent as pressures on the foreign exchange intensified. According to the Government, the devaluation was undertaken to encourage exports and overcome the foreign exchange shortage. ... See More +

Brief 121807 NOV 08, 2017

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A new role for development banks? (English)

Do development banks have a useful role to play in providing finance or are they a potential waste of government resources? A new view in this brief sheds some light on this question and argues that, under certain circumstances, development banks can add value and play an important role in fostering access to finance. ... See More +

Brief 120691 OCT 26, 2017

Abraham,Facundo; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Statement by Dr. Bandar M.H. Hajjar at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Dr. Bandar M.H. Hajjar, President, Islamic Development Bank Group, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120493 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Mukhisa Kituyi at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. Global growth will accelerate this year thanks to a pick-up in all regions, developed and developing. ... See More +

Board Report 120483 OCT 14, 2017

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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 658 : financial statements, accountants report and administrative budget (English)

On October 13, 2017, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and fifty eight. ... See More +

Board Report 120439 OCT 13, 2017

Disclosed

China - Financial sector assessment program : detailed assessment of observance - Basel core principles for effective banking supervision (English)

This assessment of the current state of the implementation of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP) in China has been completed as part of the 2017 FSAP update. ... See More +

Working Paper 121862 OCT 01, 2017

Seal,Katharine; Theng,Yee; Salomao Garcia,Valeria Disclosed

The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)

The World Bank Monthly Operational Summary (MOS) reports on the status of projects in the World Bank's pipeline from the time the operation is identified to the signing of the Loan, Credit, or Grant Agreement. ... See More +

Board Report 120339 SEP 30, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines - Report on the observance of standards and codes on accounting and auditing (English)

Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes Accounting and Auditing (‘ROSC A&A’) assess financial reporting and auditing standards, institutions and practices in participating countries. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 120118 SEP 28, 2017

De Guzman,Aisha Lanette N.; Sirois,Bonnie Ann Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2017, October 2017 and November 2017.

Board Report 119918 SEP 21, 2017

Disclosed

Economic monitoring report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)

The main body of the report is organized in two chapters with three supporting annexes. Chapter one focuses on recent economic developments in the real, fiscal and banking sectors, while providing a near term outlook that highlights critical challenges facing the Palestinian economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 119657 SEP 18, 2017

Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2017, October 2017 and November 2017.

Board Report 119678 SEP 08, 2017

Disclosed

The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)

The World Bank Monthly Operational Summary (MOS) reports on the status of projects in the World Bank’s pipeline from the time the operation is identified to the signing of the loan, credit, or grant agreement. ... See More +

Board Report 119778 AUG 31, 2017

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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of August to October 2017, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 118976 AUG 17, 2017

Disclosed

Audit Committee (AC) : minutes of meeting held on August 1, 2017 (English)

Minutes 118525 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Minutes of meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC held on July 31, 2017 and record of approvals July 28 thru 31 (English)

Minutes 117970 JUL 31, 2017

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Guidance for directors of banks (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2018 34668 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
State ownership of financial institutions in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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DEC 20, 2017 WPS8288 Policy Research Working Paper
Increasing the sustainability of rural water service: findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Nicaragua (English)
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DEC 19, 2017 WPS8283 Policy Research Working Paper
Lei das agências : an analysis of draft law on regulatory agencies (English)
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DEC 15, 2017 122076 Working Paper
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and blockchain (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122140 Working Paper
Ethiopia : Impacts of the Birr devaluation on inflation : 1 (English)
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NOV 08, 2017 121807 Brief
A new role for development banks? (English)
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OCT 26, 2017 120691 Brief
Statement by Dr. Bandar M.H. Hajjar at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120493 Board Report
Statement by Mukhisa Kituyi at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120483 Board Report
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 658 : financial statements, accountants report and administrative budget (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120439 Board Report
China - Financial sector assessment program : detailed assessment of observance - Basel core principles for effective banking supervision (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121862 Working Paper
The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)
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SEP 30, 2017 120339 Board Report
Philippines - Report on the observance of standards and codes on accounting and auditing (English)
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SEP 28, 2017 120118 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 119918 Board Report
Economic monitoring report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)
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SEP 18, 2017 119657 Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 119678 Board Report
The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)
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AUG 31, 2017 119778 Board Report
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 118976 Board Report
Audit Committee (AC) : minutes of meeting held on August 1, 2017 (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118525 Minutes
Minutes of meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC held on July 31, 2017 and record of approvals July 28 thru 31 (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 117970 Minutes