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Maximizing the impact of the World Bank Group in fragile and conflict-affected situations (English)

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the World Bank Group's (WBG) engagementin contexts of fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV). Its central message is that the Bank willonly achieve its Twin Goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity byincreasing its impact in FCV settings. The report provides insight on how Global Practices and teams across the WBG are tackling these critical challenges, with a focus on cross-cutting fragility issues that appear across geographies and sectors. In cooperation with local, national and global partners, the WBG aims to strengthen its strategic and operational approach to FCV situations to enhance impact on the ground.


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    Maximizing the impact of the World Bank Group in fragile and conflict-affected situations

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    Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations; Fragile & Conflict-Affected States; Macro Economics & Fiscal Management; Combating the Financing of Terrorism; Damage and Needs Assessment; Fragility, Conflict, and Violence; conflict and violence; information and communication technology; Policy and Institutional Framework; High Commissioner for Refugees; impact of climate change; Occupational health and safety; forced displacement; Internally Displaced Person; illicit financial flows; Poverty and Equity; country of origin; protection of refugee; international financial institution; Early Childhood Development; movement of people; balance of power; flow of capital; service and infrastructure; influx of refugees; crime and violence; conflict and fragility; innovative financing mechanism; trade and competitiveness; Public Financial Management; youth in transition; Social Safety Nets; multilateral development bank; impact of conflict; power purchase agreement; victims of violence; partial credit guarantee; security and development; Rule of Law; investment in prevention; Finance for Development; empowerment of woman; exposure to risk; deterioration in governance; voice and agency; risk of conflict; consequences of violence; sustainable development agenda; intimate partner violence; Violent Conflict; internal displacement; Host Communities; innovative solution; national border; operational effectiveness; extreme poverty; external stress; international community; concessional financing; affected country; interpersonal violence; food insecurity; Fragile Situations; operational tool; peace initiative; social contract; refugee flows; humanitarian need; social system; Natural Resources; concessional loan; Conflict Prevention; political instability; demographic shift; refugee situation; public expenditure; political crisis; portfolio review; emergency response; vulnerable population; regional initiative; harmonized list; illicit traffic; environmental degradation; livelihood opportunity; ongoing conflicts; vulnerable people; limited resources; humanitarian response; property right; sustainable solution; joint financing; strategic partnerships; Social Protection; budget allocation; societal collapse; coping capacity; private investment; international support; national stakeholder; crisis situation; economic migration; bilateral agency; adverse outcomes; cross-border spillovers; resilient communities; arbitrary arrest; employment opportunity; employment opportunities; forced evictions; preventive action; Sexual Violence; external stressors; Finance Solutions; financial resource; international initiative; strategic focus; donor grant; donor resource; arable land; demographic growth; multiple dimension; fragile states; ongoing violence; social polarization; risk profile; economic conflict; state capacity; extreme weather; crop field; sanitation system; fault line; sensitive issues; social inclusion; humanitarian crisis; Political Violence; poverty increase; Civil War; governance challenge; world development; vulnerable citizen; global economy; conflict situation; operational level; significant challenge; strategic approach; Gender Equality; gender disparity; human traffic; peace agreement; global trend; economic recovery; engagement strategies; urban population; community level; organized crime; positive impact; Child Marriage; mitigating risk; regional imbalances; Public Services; Economic Management; collaborative effort; water global; noncommercial purposes; subsidiary right; poverty trend; business model; difficult environment; movable collateral; Open Data; emergency operation; primary health; medium-sized enterprise; husam abudagga; cat bond; catastrophe bond; knowledge product; budget period



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Maximizing the impact of the World Bank Group in fragile and conflict-affected situations (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.