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Mauritius - Addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)

Mauritius is often cited as one of the few African success stories, and with good reason. In the aftermath of independence (1968), this small island nation in the Indian Ocean seemed to be bound for economic failure because of its high poverty rate and numerous vulnerabilities, including high population growth, ethnic tensions, substantial unemployment, and an economy greatly dependent on the production of sugar for international markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 122040 DEC 12, 2017

Paci,Pierella; Ranzani,Marco; Grasso,Giuseppe Disclosed

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 121702 NOV 27, 2017

Disclosed

Grievance Redress Service (GRS) : annual report 2016 (English)

The World Bank’s Grievance Redress Service (GRS) is an important mechanism for promoting transparency and accountability in Bank‐financed operations. ... See More +

Board Report 121297 NOV 09, 2017

Disclosed

Jamaica - Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Social Protection Project for Jamaica are to: (i) improve the effectiveness of the program for advancement through health and education (PATH) to foster investment by poor families in human capital accumulation; (ii) develop a structured system for assisting working-age persons of PATH households seek and retain employment; (iii) enable the formulation of a reform program for the pension schemes for public sector workers; and (iv) develop a social protection strategy. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25128 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment (Vol. 2) : Due diligence report on resettlement work of 2013 to 2016 (English)

The development objective of the Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project for China is to support establishment and management of diversified aged care service system of Anhui Provincial Government. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3777 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Indonesia’s global workers : juggling opportunities and risks (English)

International labor migration is an important sector of the Indonesian economy in its own right, requiring commensurate efforts to improve its professionalism as a sector and instill modernization across its various components to maximize its potential for the benefit of all stakeholders.This report aims to point towards the best policy mix for Indonesia’s various international migrant worker groups who face widely differing risks and gain diverse economic benefits from migration. ... See More +

Working Paper 121691 NOV 01, 2017

Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 264 : financial statements, accountants’ report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)

On October 13, 2017, International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors adopted resolution number two hundred and sixty four. It was resolved that the Board of Governors of the Corporation consider the Consolidated Financial Statements and Independent Auditors’ Report included in the 2017 Annual Report and the Administrative Budget contained in the Report to the Board of Governors on IFC FY18 Budget: Implementing IFC 3.0 (the Report), as fulfilling the requirements of Article IV, Section 11, of the Articles of Agreement and of Section 16 of the By-Laws of the Corporation. ... See More +

Board Report 120442 OCT 13, 2017

Disclosed

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 103 : financial statements and the report of the independent accountants (English)

On October 13, 2017, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors adopted resolution number one hundred and three. It was resolved that the Council of Governors of the Agency considers the Financial Statements, and the Report of Independent Accountants included in the 2017 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 120443 OCT 13, 2017

Disclosed

Mexico - Social Protection System Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 120701 OCT 13, 2017

Disclosed

Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Social Protection Investment Project aims to support the government of Rwanda to improve the coverage of the vulnerable and the effective delivery of Rwanda's main social protection program. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3664 OCT 02, 2017

Mukanyiligira Sissi,Dimitrie Disclosed

Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Project Objective of the Social Protection Investment Project for Rwanda is to support the Government of Rwanda to improve the coverage of the vulnerable and the effective delivery of Rwanda's main social protection programmes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3637 OCT 02, 2017

Mukanyiligira Sissi,Dimitrie Disclosed

Towards a comprehensive, integrated, and effective social assistance system in Indonesia (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Since 2010, the Government of Indonesia (GoI) has set official poverty reduction targets and emphasized the importance of a well-functioning social assistance system in continued poverty reduction. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 120905 OCT 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Educational and cultural zone (priority phase – I) subproject (English)

The development objective of the Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project for Pakistan is to enhance public spaces in targeted neighborhoods of Karachi, and improve the city's capacity to provide selected administrative services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3786 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

FY18 World Bank budget (English)

This document, which supports the key engagement with Executive Directors in this year’s strategic planning and budget discussions, presents the FY18 World Bank Budget for Board approval. ... See More +

Board Report 120161 SEP 25, 2017

Disclosed

Flies without borders : lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services (English)

India's fast-growing cities face three key challenges in improving public health outcomes. The first is the persistence of weak links in the chain -- notably, slums badly underserved with basic civic services -- that can pose public health threats to all. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8197 SEP 18, 2017

Das Gupta,Monica; Dasgupta,Rajib; Kugananthan,P.; Rao,Vijayendra; Somanathan,Trikkur V.; Tewari,K.N. Disclosed

Board standing committees membership : term of membership - November 1, 2016 thru October 31, 2018 (English)

This report presents names of Board standing committees membership for audit committee (AC); budget committee (BC); committee on development effectiveness (CODE); committee on governance and Executive Directors’ administrative matters (COGAM); and human resources committee (HRC). ... See More +

Board Report 119718 SEP 11, 2017

Disclosed

Brazil - Salvador Social Multi-Sector Service Delivery Project : resettlement plan : Marco de reassentamento (Portuguese)

Resettlement Plan SFG3648 SEP 01, 2017

Orna,Patricia O. Disclosed

The political economy of the 2016 tobacco and proposed sugar-sweetened beverage tax increases in Colombia (English)

In 2008, Colombia joined the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which includes measures related to prices and taxes designed to reduce supply and demand. ... See More +

Working Paper 120183 SEP 01, 2017

García,Maria Isabel; Villar Uribe,Manuela; Iunes,Roberto F. Disclosed

A comparative analysis of laws on civil registration and vital statistics systems : Estonia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and South Korea (English)

If one lives in a society in which unique identification numbers (UINs) are assigned upon registration of birth and such registration almost always occurs immediately after birth and in which the UIN allows the individual to access the system of social welfare and services, it is hard to imagine that a person can exist without any state-recognized systematic registration process, but this is reality in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 121395 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Citizens as drivers of change : how citizens practice human rights to engage with the state and promote transparency and accountability (English)

Since 2014, the World Bank Group (WBG) has formally mainstreamed citizen engagement in its strategy to end extreme poverty and share prosperity, building on 25 years of emerging practice and research. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21097 JUL 17, 2017

Schott,Berenike Laura Disclosed

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Mauritius - Addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 122040 Working Paper
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 27, 2017 121702 Procurement Plan
Grievance Redress Service (GRS) : annual report 2016 (English)
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NOV 09, 2017 121297 Board Report
Jamaica - Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 RES25128 Project Paper
China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment (Vol. 2) : Due diligence report on resettlement work of 2013 to 2016 (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3777 Social Assessment
Indonesia’s global workers : juggling opportunities and risks (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121691 Working Paper Bahasa (Indonesian)
International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 264 : financial statements, accountants’ report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120442 Board Report
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 103 : financial statements and the report of the independent accountants (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120443 Board Report
Mexico - Social Protection System Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120701 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 SFG3664 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 SFG3637 Environmental Assessment
Towards a comprehensive, integrated, and effective social assistance system in Indonesia (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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OCT 01, 2017 120905 Other Social Protection Study English
Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Educational and cultural zone (priority phase – I) subproject (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 SFG3786 Environmental Assessment
FY18 World Bank budget (English)
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SEP 25, 2017 120161 Board Report
Flies without borders : lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services (English)
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SEP 18, 2017 WPS8197 Policy Research Working Paper
Board standing committees membership : term of membership - November 1, 2016 thru October 31, 2018 (English)
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SEP 11, 2017 119718 Board Report
Brazil - Salvador Social Multi-Sector Service Delivery Project : resettlement plan : Marco de reassentamento (Portuguese)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3648 Resettlement Plan
The political economy of the 2016 tobacco and proposed sugar-sweetened beverage tax increases in Colombia (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120183 Working Paper
A comparative analysis of laws on civil registration and vital statistics systems : Estonia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and South Korea (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121395 Working Paper
Citizens as drivers of change : how citizens practice human rights to engage with the state and promote transparency and accountability (English)
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JUL 17, 2017 ACS21097 Working Paper