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International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - governance and institutions (English)

As the world aims to achieve a new set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and to eradicate poverty, global conditions are creating significant headwinds. In the face of these challenges, trust in government and institutions around the world has fallen. In this context, strengthening good governance and building capable institutions becomes even more critical to poverty reduction and development effectiveness in International Development Association (IDA) countries. A special theme of governance and institutions for IDA18 allows to step up the World Bank Group’s (WBG’s) efforts to support improved governance and institutions. The WBG’s work has promoted openness, transparency, and citizen engagement in order to assure that governments and private sector partners are accountable. Strengthening governance and institutions is a multi-faceted topic, but work in the international community has evolved around five key areas that are critical for growth and development. This note sets out the recent progress of IDA countries in strengthening governance and institutions and then presents some key areas and measures through which IDA18 may help to advance results in this critical area in the years ahead.


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International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - governance and institutions (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.