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World Bank: Six strategies to increase young women’s access to digital jobs

The digital economy can create new job opportunities for young women and help address the persistent gender disparity in the...

When ‘helping’ doesn’t count: What’s behind the underreporting of women’s work?

Against concerns about the accuracy in measuring women’s economic engagement and the need to better understand female employment in rural...

Recovery from the Pandemic across the World: Balancing Short-term and Long-term Concerns

Author: World Bank The COVID-19 pandemic combines the worst characteristics of many previous crises into a single extraordinary challenge. What...

Global Extreme Poverty is Expected to Rise in 2020, Says WBG Report

Author: World Bank The Poverty and Shared Prosperity series provides a global audience with the latest and most accurate estimates...

Gender-Based Violence Discussion-Video Recording Available

Author: World Bank Inspection Panel As part of: Emerging Lessons Series No. 6 - Responding to Project GBV Complaints Through an...

FMCBG Communique & C20 Response

Dear C20 Finance WG colleagues,   We hope this message finds you well. As you are well aware, the second...

COVID-19 impact reinforces gender inequalities

Author: WORLD BANK COVID-19 has seriously impacted the global progress towards gender equality, with women around the world continuing to...

IMF and IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office references to PPPs in Portugal

Portugal: The IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office reported that “By 2014 those liabilities [liabilities associated with SOEs and PPPs] represented 15...

German court of auditors reports refering to PPPs

Präsidentinnen und Präsidenten der Rechnungshöfe des Bundes und der Länder (Hg.): Gemeinsamer Erfahrungsbericht zur Wirtschaftlichkeit von ÖPP-Projekten. Wiesbaden 14.09.2011. http://www.landesrechnungshof-sh.de/file/erfahrungsbericht_oepp.pdf...

UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) and UK parliament reports on PPPs

You will find in this blog links to UK's national audit office reports on PPPs, but also some useful articles...

French court of auditors reports featuring PPPs

In its 2019 annual report, the French Court of Auditors pinpointed cases of failed public-private partnerships (PPPs) once again. Read...

Special report 09/2018: Public Private Partnerships in the EU: Widespread shortcomings and limited benefits

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE REPORT EU co-financed Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) cannot be regarded as an economically viable option...

UN Independent Expert links International Financial Institutions’ austerity push to Human Rights impacts

This week, the UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, released a report on the...

EU Public Private Partnerships suffer from widespread shortcomings and limited benefits

DOWNLOAD REPORT EU co-financed Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) cannot be regarded as an economically viable option for delivering public infrastructure,...