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World Bank Institute renewal strategy : an emerging direction (English)

The World Bank Institute (WBI) has long been a major contributor to the World Bank Group's (WBG's) knowledge and learning services. As the Bank seeks to revitalize its knowledge and learning (K&L) agenda in response to changes in the external environment and country demands, WBI needs to be an integral part of this effort, and its strategy needs to align closely with current corporate priorities and client needs. This note describes the current status of a medium-term renewal strategy for WBI. It reflects feedback from broad consultations within and outside the Bank, describes a vision for the Institute, proposes key shifts in business lines, and outlines how the strategy will be implemented. It provides background information for consultations with the Executive Directors to elicit their views on the proposed strategy and their advice on key outstanding issues. The strategy will be finalized in May 2009 and implementation will begin in early FY10.


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World Bank Institute renewal strategy : an emerging direction (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.