Remarks by Regional Director Linda Van Gelder on the Role of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina Over the Last Two Decades

Honorable authorities and distinguished participants, Thank you for the opportunity to speak on the Role of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina over the last 20 years. This event marks a special occasion, and I am happy to see Mr. Nicholl here today as one of the panelists, together with his two successors, Mr. … Continue reading Remarks by Regional Director Linda Van Gelder on the Role of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina Over the Last Two Decades

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Taekwodo Record Breakers

from Guinness World Records https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M6NUJ9sezg

10 Dark Moments from Disney’s Past

Disney is known for being one of the most family-friendly companies you could imagine, and spends an incredible amount of money to maintain that illusion and appear as one of the most squeaky clean companies in the world. Disney is the company that bought Star Wars, and immediately banned the appearance of smoking in films … Continue reading 10 Dark Moments from Disney’s Past

World Bank Supports Temporarily Displaced Persons in Pakistan

WASHINGTON, September 21, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: FATA Temporarily Displaced Persons Emergency Recovery Project IDA Loan: US$114 million  Terms: Maturity = 25 Years, Grace = 5 Years Project ID: P160941 Project Description: The program development objective is to significantly expand support for families affected by militancy-related violence, improve child healthcare … Continue reading World Bank Supports Temporarily Displaced Persons in Pakistan

World Bank Supports Temporarily Displaced Persons in Pakistan

Washington, September 21, 2017 ─ The World Bank today approved $114 million to significantly expand support for families affected by militancy-related violence, improve child healthcare and establish systems for emergency response safety net delivery in the affected areas of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan. The World Bank approved a $75 million credit for … Continue reading World Bank Supports Temporarily Displaced Persons in Pakistan

Seynabou Sakho, New World Bank Director for Central America

The economist will continue to support efforts to reduce poverty, promote shared prosperity, and create jobs WASHINGTON, September 18, 2017 – Seynabou Sakho is the new World Bank director for Central America. A highly respected economist with experience in several countries of Latin America and Africa, Sakho will begin her term today. “Sakho will prioritize the … Continue reading Seynabou Sakho, New World Bank Director for Central America

Боља интернет конекција помаже да се унапреде животи људи на Косову

Колонија је мало насеље у бившој индустријској зони града Ђаковице, на западу Косова. Већина од 120 домаћинстава ту – која обухватају људе из мањинских заједница Рома, Ашкалија и Египћана – свакодневно се бори са сиромаштвом и незапосленошћу. До проше године, живели су у веома запуштеним домовима, пре него што су пројектом који је финансирао донатор … Continue reading Боља интернет конекција помаже да се унапреде животи људи на Косову

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Discusses Reforms with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev

NEW YORK, September 20, 2017 - The World Bank Group released the following statement after President Jim Yong Kim met with the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly Meeting in New York City: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to … Continue reading World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Discusses Reforms with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Statement by the World Bank Group following the Meeting of President Jim Kim with President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev in New York

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to congratulate him on his recent reforms, including the liberalization of the foreign exchange market. He also offered continued World Bank Group support for the country’s modernization program, which includes enhancing the effectiveness of public institutions and growing the private … Continue reading Statement by the World Bank Group following the Meeting of President Jim Kim with President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev in New York

10 Dirty Secrets You Probably Didn’t Know About Bayer

When you hear the word “Bayer,” you probably think of Aspirin or maybe a prescription medication they make – and that’s exactly how the company likes it. Bayer has some pretty questionable history they certainly don’t want you to know about. From their war crimes in Nazi Germany to the use of tainted blood pools … Continue reading 10 Dirty Secrets You Probably Didn’t Know About Bayer