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World Bank

Bio The official World Bank Twitter feed. The World Banks mission is to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity.
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Hootsuite Inc. : Now available! The Records Management Roadmap, a multi-part toolkit, is designed to help governments and public-sector organizations implement strategic and coordinated improvements in records management.

Hootsuite Inc. : FREE ONLINE COURSE: Global Value Chains (#GVCs) now account for almost half of all international #trade. Learn how GVCs can become more sustainable and inclusive for the benefit of all. #OpenLearningCampus #LearnFromHome #WorldBank #MOOC #WDR2020

Hootsuite Inc. : Development data plays a key role in helping efforts to design specific interventions to address crises. Haishan Fu explains more. Watch

Twitter Web App : While governments around the world have taken urgent action to protect people’s lives and livelihoods during the #coronavirus #pandemic, the unique challenges of #migrants and their families have been addressed in too few cases. New blog: #COVID19

Twitter Web App : Many developing countries have long faced challenges in raising revenue through taxation—which have only been magnified by the #COVID19 crisis. A recently launched toolkit provides countries with guidance on how to tax offshore indirect transfers:

Hootsuite Inc. : ‘A life-changing experience’ - thats how Bimala Tamang describes the help she received after the devastating 2015 earthquake in #Nepal. Learn how efforts to rebuild the country are #ChangingLives.

Hootsuite Inc. : The developing economies that will be hardest hit by the #COVID19 crisis will be those that...
⚕️ Have weak health care systems
💵 Rely heavily on trade, tourism, or remittances
🛢️ Depend on commodity exports

Learn more: #WBGEP2020

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Twitter Web App : Phone surveys can be a great tool for gathering data during the #COVID19 pandemic. Without face-to-face interactions, phone surveys can be
⏰Deployed rapidly
✔️Adapted to changing circumstances
💵A low-cost solution

Learn more about this new initiative:

Twitter Web App : I am honored to join the Pakistan office today as World Bank Country Director. Looking forward to further building and strengthening our relationship with Pakistan, particularly in supporting the country to tackle immediate and long-term health & economic impacts of #COVID19.

Twitter Web App : Reading: #Women and #Trade : The Role of Trade in Promoting #Gender Equality - Trade can dramatically improve women’s lives: new #jobs, consumer choices, and + women’s bargaining power. It can also lead to job losses and more low-skilled employment…

Twitter Web App : Did #AirQuality improve worldwide during #COVID-19 lockdown? Yes and No. Read our new article to find out: #AirPollution #BalancedFuture

Hootsuite Inc. : We can take steps to make the recovery from #COVID19 stronger and more resilient. David Malpass discusses some ideas:

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Hootsuite Inc. : #Socialprotection delivery systems matter. Policy design & delivery systems must work hand in hand to achieve meaningful impacts. Read our new Sourcebook that captures our global experience & knowledge on delivery systems in the past decades. DOWNLOAD:

Hootsuite Inc. : Without #ResilientHousing, cities won’t be able to contain the spread of #COVID19 in their most vulnerable communities.

What steps must be taken to minimize the toll of this crisis and prepare for the next one? Read to learn more:

Hootsuite Inc. : #GIS data is revolutionizing the way cities are approaching #PublicHealth crises like #COVID19. Read how one World Bank methodology is being put to use in 15 cities across the globe: #BanacedFuture

Hootsuite Inc. : Did you know that trade has the potential to promote gender equality? Research shows women working in trade are more likely to...

✔️ Be formally employed
✔️ Earn higher wages
✔️ Have access to training
✔️ Have more job security #WomenAndTrade

Hootsuite Inc. : How could the #coronavirus pandemic make food insecurity worse? Juergen Voegele joins #ExpertAnswers to explain.

Hootsuite Inc. : Lessons learned from Mexico’s 2017 earthquake showed this eye-care provider how to serve vulnerable patients during #COVID19

Hootsuite Inc. : .Henrietta H. Fore joined our first #ResilientRecovery panel. Hear them discuss how #coronavirus poses a unique risk for children and why countries, particularly, the poorest must act now:

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