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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 648 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and West Bank (English)

On June 24, 2016, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and forty-eight. ... See More +

Board Report 106631 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

State secretaries reform in Ukraine : attempt to delineate responsibilities between ministers and senior civil servants (English)

The relationship between politicians and senior officials has been on the reform agenda in many countries, often on the premise that balance between technical, nonpartisan appointments and ensuring the responsiveness of public servants to the policies of the current government could be improved (Matheson et al. 2007). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7702 JUN 16, 2016

Balabushko,Oleksii Disclosed

Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) : Minutes of the meeting held on June 8, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106256 JUN 08, 2016

Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa : parliamentary strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco : Summary of outputs (French,English)

The Parliamentary Strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco project was approved in May 2014 in response to a request from the Parliaments of Tunisia and Morocco for World Bank support to administrative staff and parliamentarians in the area of budget oversight and public engagement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18676 JUN 07, 2016

Bteddini,Lida Disclosed

Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the 93rd Meeting of the Development Committee. ... See More +

Board Report 104922 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Benchmarking and self-assessment for parliaments (English)

This book presents a tour d’horizon of the current state of parliamentary indicators and benchmarks. Though not trying to be prescriptive, there are already sufficient approaches to benchmarking, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the various approaches now in use around the world by both international organizations and parliaments. ... See More +

Publication 104283 APR 11, 2016

O'Brien,Mitchell; Stapenhurst, Rick; Von Trapp,Lisa Disclosed

IDA18 first replenishment meeting : Co-chairs’ summary (English)

Board Summary 105225 MAR 15, 2016

Disclosed

Seventh Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the WBG and IMF, Mexico City, Sept. 1952 (English)

The Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group meet once a year in the fall to discuss the work of their respective institutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 104702 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Report of the Committee on Site (English)

The following is a selection from a report by the Committee on Site from the Inaugural Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IBRD held in Savannah, Georgia, March 8 to 18, 1946 in which the location of the new World Bank headquarters is determined. ... See More +

Working Paper 104669 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Fifth Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the WBG and the IMF, Paris, September 1950 (English)

The Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group meet once a year in the fall to discuss the work of their respective institutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 104698 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSPs) and budgets : a synthesis of five case studies (English)

This paper synthesizes the findings from a series of case studies on the interaction between the PRSP process and the budget. The five studies, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Tanzania and Vietnam aim to assess the extent to which public finance management and budget allocations reflect the principles and content of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper PRSP, hence providing insights into progress in PRS implementation. ... See More +

Working Paper 105210 JAN 01, 2016

Alonso,Rosa; Judge,Lindsay; Klugman,Jeni G. Disclosed

Key concepts and operational implications in two fragile states : the case of Sierra Leone and Liberia (English)

This paper aims to provide a very distilled summary of the concepts shaping the discourse around state-building in fragile, conflict-affected situations, and to explore some of the operational implications for international development practitioners working in these settings, drawing on experience from two post-conflict countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 105642 JAN 01, 2016

Ingram,Sue Disclosed

Second Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the WBG and the IMF, London, September 1947 (English)

The first Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund were held in Washington, DC in 1946. ... See More +

Working Paper 104692 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

The Annual Meetings (English)

The Articles of Agreement of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) states that the Board of Governors shall hold an annual meeting and such other meetings as may be provided for by the Board or called by the Executive Directors. ... See More +

Working Paper 104626 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Making politics work for development : harnessing transparency and citizen engagement (English)

Too often, government leaders fail to adopt and implement policies that they know are necessary for sustained economic development. They are encumbered by adverse political incentives, which prevent them from selecting good policies, and they run the risk of losing office should they try to do the right thing. ... See More +

Working Paper 106337 JAN 01, 2016

Khemani,Stuti; Dal Bó, Ernesto; Ferraz,Claudio; Finan,Frederico S.; Stephenson Johnson,Corinne Louise; Odugbemi,Adesinaola Michael; Thapa,Dikshya; Abrahams,Scott David Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country partnership framework for FY2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 102119 DEC 15, 2015

Disclosed

India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal and disadvantaged groups inclusion plan (includes social assessment) (English)

The objective of the Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project for India is ‘to enhance the capacity of the Gram Panchayats to deliver services prioritized in their perspective plans of the ‘most’ and ‘more’ backward taluks (blocks) of Karnataka.’ ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1595 DEC 15, 2015

Min,Saw Young Disclosed

The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)

A review of the history of the United States from its colonial origins shows how America's successful development has always been guided by two basic principles: representative democracy, and a proper division of power between national and subnational governments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7512 DEC 11, 2015

Myerson,Roger B. Disclosed

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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 648 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and West Bank (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106631 Board Report
State secretaries reform in Ukraine : attempt to delineate responsibilities between ministers and senior civil servants (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7702 Policy Research Working Paper
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) : Minutes of the meeting held on June 8, 2016 (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 106256 Minutes
Middle East and North Africa : parliamentary strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco : Summary of outputs (French,English)
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JUN 07, 2016 ACS18676 Working Paper
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104922 Board Report
Benchmarking and self-assessment for parliaments (English)
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APR 11, 2016 104283 Publication
IDA18 first replenishment meeting : Co-chairs’ summary (English)
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MAR 15, 2016 105225 Board Summary
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) : minutes of meeting held on Monday, February 1, 2016 and record of approval January 25 (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103141 Minutes
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) : minutes of meeting held on Friday, January 15, 2016 and record of approval December 7, 2015 (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102807 Minutes
Seventh Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the WBG and IMF, Mexico City, Sept. 1952 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104702 Working Paper
Report of the Committee on Site (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104669 Working Paper
Fifth Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the WBG and the IMF, Paris, September 1950 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104698 Working Paper
Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSPs) and budgets : a synthesis of five case studies (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 105210 Working Paper
Key concepts and operational implications in two fragile states : the case of Sierra Leone and Liberia (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 105642 Working Paper
Second Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the WBG and the IMF, London, September 1947 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104692 Working Paper
The Annual Meetings (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104626 Working Paper
Making politics work for development : harnessing transparency and citizen engagement (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106337 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country partnership framework for FY2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 102119 Board Summary
India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal and disadvantaged groups inclusion plan (includes social assessment) (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 SFG1595 Indigenous Peoples Plan
The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)
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DEC 11, 2015 WPS7512 Policy Research Working Paper