26 Sep President Jin Visits Iceland, Sweden and Norway, September 8-14, 2016

"Beijing, September 15, 2016 – AIIB President Jin visited Iceland, Sweden and Norway from September 8 to 14, 2016. In Iceland, President Jin met with Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Mr. BjarniBenediktsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms. LiljaAlfreðsdóttir, Governor of the Central Bank Mr. MárGuðmundsson,...

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13 Sep World Bank Group, New Development Bank Lay Groundwork for Cooperation

"WASHINGTON, September 9, 2016— World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kimand New Development Bank (NDB) President K.V. Kamath today signed a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions, to strengthen cooperation in addressing the world’s enormous infrastructure needs. The memorandum formalizes the World Bank Group-NDB knowledge...

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13 Sep When stakeholders work together, we make progress

"Kampala, UGANDA - Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) Uganda Technical Specialist Amani M’Bale maintains, “Since government and private sector stakeholders have engaged, we have made progress in expanding financial inclusion to those in need.” Ms. M’Bale is stepping down from the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)...

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29 Aug Partners Launch Framework to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage in Africa; World Bank and Global Fund Commit $24 Billion

African Heads of State and Partners Mobilize around Plans for Universal Health Coverage to Achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals NAIROBI, Kenya, August 26, 2016—Today at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI), African heads of state and partners vowed to accelerate progress toward universal...

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22 Aug IMF Updates Central Bank Legislation Database

"The International Monetary Fund has updated its Central Bank Legislation Database, the most comprehensive central bank law database in the world, to allow informed policy discussions and analysis as central banking rules change. "...

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