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Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao's Localizing Development (English)

In Localizing Development, Mansuri and Rao survey theory and evidence for development strategies based on local community empowerment. This note extends their theoretical argument by focusing on local government as a vital source of new leadership. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7131 DEC 01, 2014

Myerson, Roger B.

Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91405 OCT 11, 2014

Statement by Joe Oliver at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Joe Oliver at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses On behalf of Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean countries that comprise our constituency, I would like to express our appreciation and support for the leadership of the World Bank Group over the past year, particularly as it has responded to a number of urgent crises. ... See More +

Board Report 91390 OCT 11, 2014

Oliver, Joe

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 96 : financial statements and the report of the independent accountants (English)

On October 10, 2014, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors adopted resolution number ninety six. It was resolved that, the Council of Governors of the Agency considers the Financial Statements, and the Report of Independent Accountants included in the 2014 annual report, as fulfilling the requirements of article 29 of the MIGA convention and of section 16(b) of the by-laws of the agency. ... See More +

Board Report 91860 OCT 10, 2014

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 260 : financial statements, accountantapos;s report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)

On October 10, 2014, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number two hundred and sixty. ... See More +

Board Report 91859 OCT 10, 2014

International Development Association (IDA) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 235 : financial statements, accountants’ report and administrative budget (English)

On October 10, 2014, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number two hundred and thirty five. ... See More +

Board Report 91858 OCT 10, 2014

Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russiaapos;s regions (English)

The paper uses the latest 2011 round of the Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey for the Russian Federation, which for the first time was designed to be representative of Russian regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7038 SEP 01, 2014

Sharafutdinova, Gulnaz; Kisunko, Gregory

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 637 : changes in retirement benefits for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)

On August 5, 2014, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and thirty-seven. ... See More +

Board Report 90097 AUG 05, 2014

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 635 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)

On July 31, 2014, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and thirty-five. ... See More +

Board Report 90095 JUL 31, 2014

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 95 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)

On July 31, 2014, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors adopted resolution number ninety five. It was resolved that: the 2014 Regular Election of Directors shall take place in accordance with the attached Rules; and that a Regular Election of Directors shall take place in connection with the annual meeting of the Council of Governors in 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 90099 JUL 31, 2014

Brazil - Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was highly satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2866 JUL 20, 2014

Kazakhstan - Expanding civil society engagement in EITI in Kazakhstan : communications and regional outreach (English)

This report is aimed at describing the final results and impact of the communicating extractive industries transparency initiative (EITI) in Kazakhstan. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9609 JUN 15, 2014

Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (Arabic)

This is a post conference summary of the Partnership for Development Knowledge Conference held in Yemen from March 4-6, 2014. The report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and also some of the outcomes and agreements reached. ... See More +

Working Paper 88775 MAY 20, 2014

Yamouri, Najat English

Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (English)

This is a post conference summary of the Partnership for Development Knowledge Conference held in Yemen from March 4-6, 2014. The report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and also some of the outcomes and agreements reached. ... See More +

Working Paper 88775 MAY 20, 2014

Yamouri, Najat Arabic

Yemen - Partnership for development knowledge conference (English)

This report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and some of the outcomes and agreements reached. Following a rich and open dialogue, important outcomes of the conference included a set of recommendations jointly formulated by the government technical teams and CSO representatives. ... See More +

Working Paper 88639 MAY 04, 2014

Arabic

Statement by Mr. Lilianne Ploumen at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 86994 APR 12, 2014

Ploumen, Lilianne

Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Demand for Good Governance Project for Cambodia is to enhance the Demand for Good Governance (DFGG) in priority reform areas by strengthening institutions, supporting partnerships, and sharing lessons. ... See More +

Project Paper RES13474 FEB 03, 2014

Electoral accountability and local government spending in Indonesia (English)

This paper takes advantage of the exogenous phasing of direct elections in districts and applies the double-difference estimator to measure impacts on (i) human development outcomes and (ii) the pattern of public spending and revenue generation at the district level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6782 FEB 01, 2014

Skoufias, Emmanuel; Narayan, Ambar; Dasgupta, Basab; Kaiser, Kai

Designing and implementing a capacity building program for social accountability : lessons from Cambodiaapos;s program to enhance capacity in social accountability (English)

Social accountability (SA) refers to the extent and capability of citizens to hold the state accountable and make it responsive to their needs. ... See More +

Brief 84860 JAN 01, 2014

Kumagai, Saki; Singh, Janmejay; Soller, Michelle; Grandvoinnet, Helene; Agarwal, Sanjay

Community based paralegalism in the Philippines : from social movements to democratization (English)

Community-based paralegalism has been active in the Philippines for the past 30 years, and yet its contribution to access to justice and the advancement of the rights and entitlements of the poor has been largely an undocumented. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86000 JAN 01, 2014

Franco, Jennifer; Soliman, Hector; Cisnero, Maria Roda

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Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao's Localizing Development (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7131 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91405 Board Report
Statement by Joe Oliver at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91390 Board Report
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 96 : financial statements and the report of the independent accountants (English)
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OCT 10, 2014 91860 Board Report
International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 260 : financial statements, accountantapos;s report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)
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OCT 10, 2014 91859 Board Report
International Development Association (IDA) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 235 : financial statements, accountants’ report and administrative budget (English)
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OCT 10, 2014 91858 Board Report
Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russiaapos;s regions (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7038 Policy Research Working Paper
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 637 : changes in retirement benefits for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)
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AUG 05, 2014 90097 Board Report
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 635 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90095 Board Report
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 95 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90099 Board Report
Brazil - Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUL 20, 2014 ICR2866 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kazakhstan - Expanding civil society engagement in EITI in Kazakhstan : communications and regional outreach (English)
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JUN 15, 2014 ACS9609 Working Paper
Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (Arabic)
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MAY 20, 2014 88775 Working Paper English
Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (English)
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MAY 20, 2014 88775 Working Paper Arabic
Yemen - Partnership for development knowledge conference (English)
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MAY 04, 2014 88639 Working Paper Arabic
Statement by Mr. Lilianne Ploumen at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86994 Board Report
Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 03, 2014 RES13474 Project Paper
Electoral accountability and local government spending in Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6782 Policy Research Working Paper
Designing and implementing a capacity building program for social accountability : lessons from Cambodiaapos;s program to enhance capacity in social accountability (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84860 Brief
Community based paralegalism in the Philippines : from social movements to democratization (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86000 Working Paper (Numbered Series)