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Compendium of international and national legal frameworks on female genital mutilation (English)

In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution urging the international community to intensify global efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). ... See More +

Working Paper 123108 FEB 01, 2018

Vinois,Annabelle Michele Adrien; Mwenda,Edith Ruguru; Calimoutou,Emelyne; Daverio,Francesca Chiara N. D; Micali Drossos,Isabella; Santagostino Recavarren,Isabel Micaela; Bogado,Luiza Lacerda; Goldstein-Bolocan,Maya; Reddi,Pooshpa (Sheela); Melis,Wendy Johanna Disclosed

Benin - West Africa Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project (English)

Ratings of West Africa Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project for Benin were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4377 JAN 12, 2018

Disclosed

Can we measure the power of the grabbing hand? : a comparative analysis of different indicators of corruption (English)

Sustainable Development Goal 16 is explicitly committed to measuring aspects of corruption over time, and the identification of robust indicators to do so is an important endeavor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8299 JAN 09, 2018

Hamilton,Alexander James; Hammer,Craig Disclosed

Private sector opinion - Governance scorecards as tools for breakthrough results (English)

The best governance framework does not guarantee acceptance and implementation if it is not applied by companies, analysts and investors. But with the appropriate tools, good governance can be successfully applied in most countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 122615 JAN 01, 2018

Estanislao,Jesus P. Disclosed

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

Bangladesh - Second Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4245 DEC 22, 2017

Disclosed

Governance global practice : Latin America and the Caribbean - Regional study on the management, control, and recording of fixed assets (Spanish)

This report represents a series of studies on the status of the implementation of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards in the Latin America region. ... See More +

Working Paper 122106 DEC 18, 2017

000317039:Dmitri Gourfinkel:dgourfinkel@worldban; k.org; Gourfinkel,Dmitri Disclosed

Governance global practice : Latin America and the Caribbean - Regional study on the management, control, and recording of fixed assets (English)

This report represents a series of studies on the status of the implementation of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards in the Latin America region. ... See More +

Working Paper 122106 DEC 18, 2017

Gourfinkel,Dmitri Disclosed

China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality is substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4154 DEC 18, 2017

Disclosed

Comoros - Second Economic Governance Reform Operation Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Economic Governance Reform Operation Project for Comoros were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4366 DEC 15, 2017

Disclosed

Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)

Achieving better governance has been a central problem for development. When public services are not delivered as intended, reform action becomes necessary and that involves deliberate activities to change laws, structures, and processes to improve public sector performance and benefit public service users. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8265 DEC 06, 2017

April,Leah; Ariadharma,Erwin; So,Sokbunthoeun; Hughes,Caroline Sian Disclosed

Registering property : using information to curb corruption (English)

Transparency is a key element of the quality of land administration systems. Transparency eliminates asymmetrical information between users and officials with respect to services provided by the land administration, thereby increasing the efficiency of the real estate market. ... See More +

Working Paper 122195 DEC 01, 2017

Avramov,Yuriy Valentinovich; Sagnori Diniz,Laura; Meighan,Brendan John; Nunes,Esperanza Pastor; Zheng,Geyi; Nogues Comas,Antoni Albert Disclosed

Kenya - Municipal Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Municipal Program Project for Kenya were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3653 NOV 29, 2017

Disclosed

Pakistan - Public Financial Management and Accountability to Support Service Delivery Project (English)

The development objective of Public Financial Management (PFM) and Accountability to Support Service Delivery Project for Pakistan is to improve public financial management and procurement systems for better management and accountability in service delivery for the health and education sectors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 121796 NOV 28, 2017

Disclosed

Mali - First and Second Recovery and Governance Reform Support Operations Projects (English)

Ratings for the First and Second Recovery and Governance Reform Support Operations Projects for Mali were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was significant, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4189 NOV 27, 2017

Disclosed

Requested disclosure of board records : access to information consultation memorandum 2017-7 (English)

The Executive Directors are hereby notified that the Board record noted in paragraph 2 of this consultation memorandum is responsive to a public request for access to certain records (Access to Information Case No. ... See More +

Board Report 121479 NOV 16, 2017

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)

The development objective of the First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project for Sierra Leone is to estimate the damages and losses related to the landslide and flooding and to make preliminary estimations of the recovery needs. ... See More +

Project Paper 120869 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Jordan - Financial and institutional analysis and technical assistance plan for the Greater Amman Municipality (English)

The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is a high-capacity municipality with many financial and institutional strengths. It is uniquely positioned within Jordan, has a relatively high institutional capacity (including having developed a five-year plan and a long-term financial forecast), generates significant annual operating surpluses, and has a very good relationship with its major banker. ... See More +

Working Paper 121373 NOV 12, 2017

Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for November 2017 and December 2017 and January 2018.

Board Report 120994 NOV 07, 2017

Disclosed

Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)

Public procurement regulation is an important instrument for using public resources efficiently and ensuring quality services to citizens. On average, the public procurement sector accounts for 14.5 percent of the gross domestic product globally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8234 NOV 06, 2017

Saliola,Federica; Djankov,Simeon; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Ghossein,Tania Disclosed

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Compendium of international and national legal frameworks on female genital mutilation (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123108 Working Paper
Benin - West Africa Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project (English)
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JAN 12, 2018 ICR4377 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Can we measure the power of the grabbing hand? : a comparative analysis of different indicators of corruption (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 WPS8299 Policy Research Working Paper
Private sector opinion - Governance scorecards as tools for breakthrough results (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122615 Working Paper
Guidance for directors of banks (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2018 34668 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Bangladesh - Second Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project (English)
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DEC 22, 2017 ICR4245 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Governance global practice : Latin America and the Caribbean - Regional study on the management, control, and recording of fixed assets (Spanish)
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DEC 18, 2017 122106 Working Paper
Governance global practice : Latin America and the Caribbean - Regional study on the management, control, and recording of fixed assets (English)
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DEC 18, 2017 122106 Working Paper
China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)
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DEC 18, 2017 ICR4154 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Comoros - Second Economic Governance Reform Operation Project (English)
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DEC 15, 2017 ICR4366 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 WPS8265 Policy Research Working Paper
Registering property : using information to curb corruption (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122195 Working Paper
Kenya - Municipal Program Project (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 ICR3653 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Pakistan - Public Financial Management and Accountability to Support Service Delivery Project (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 121796 Project Appraisal Document
Mali - First and Second Recovery and Governance Reform Support Operations Projects (English)
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NOV 27, 2017 ICR4189 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Requested disclosure of board records : access to information consultation memorandum 2017-7 (English)
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NOV 16, 2017 121479 Board Report
Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 120869 Project Paper
Jordan - Financial and institutional analysis and technical assistance plan for the Greater Amman Municipality (English)
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NOV 12, 2017 121373 Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 120994 Board Report
Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)
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NOV 06, 2017 WPS8234 Policy Research Working Paper