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  1. Former Pepsi Chief To Lead World's Biggest Water Infrastructure Lender?

    18 Jan 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi is being tipped for the Presidency of the World Bank Group (WBG). Officials of the administration of US President Donald J Trump, including his daug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 09:40

  2. Trump Will Appoint New Leader Of World's Biggest Water Infrastructure Lender. Could It Be Ivanka?

    11 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States It has been reported that US President Donald J Trump is considering his daughter Ivanka for the soon-to-be-vacant Presidency of the World Bank Group. The Financial Times described ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 07:06

  3. Increased World Bank Commitment Gives Equal Emphasis To Climate Adaptation, Mitigation

    4 Dec 2018- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States As the world’s governments meet in Katowice, Poland for COP24, The World Bank Group has announced a new set of climate targets for 2021-2025 with a key priority described by the Ban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 16:54

  4. $0.5 Billion USD Wold Bank Support for Bangladesh To Assist Rohingyas Refugees

    1 Jul 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune The World Bank has announced it will provide nearly half-a-billion dollars in grant-based support to help Bangladesh address the needs of the Rohingya refugees in areas such as: health, education ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2018 - 09:46

  5. UN / World Bank High Level Panel Calls For New Water Action Agenda

    15 Mar 2018- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC “Making Every Drop Count: An Agenda for Water Action”, released March 14 as the “outcome report” of a High Level Panel on Water of 11 Heads of State and a Special Advisor, calls for a fundamental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2018 - 08:07

  6. Water Value Rises

    1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report DHAKA MENAFN In the wake of recent water-related disasters in Bangladesh, including water-logging and floods that displaced thousands of families, a high-level consultation in the capital Dhaka on valuing water will ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2017 - 10:49

  7. World Bank Pauses Indus Arbitration

    14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Dawn The World Bank Group (WBG) has paused its arbitration in the water dispute between India and Pakistan, saying it is doing so to protect the Indus Waters Treaty.  WBG president Dr Jim Yong Kim ann ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:19

  8. Economic Costs of Disasters Underestimated by 60 Percent

    16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco The impact of extreme natural disasters is equivalent to a global $520 billion USD loss in annual consumption, and forces some 26 million people into poverty each year, a new report from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2016 - 13:20

  9. Jim Yong Kim Addresses the "St Word"

    30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The leader of the World Bank has vowed to address stunting of childrens’ growth. In an interview with the UK’s Guardian newspaper this week Jim Yong Kim says he will “take to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2016 - 11:23

  10. Non-Contest at World Bank

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY The New York Times The deadline for submitting nominations for the job of president of the World Bank is Sept. 14, about a week away, and so far the only candidate, and the likely winner, is the person ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 05:39

  11. Water Scarcity Could Cost Some Regions 6 Percent of Their GDP: World Bank

    6 May 2016- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Growing water scarcity due to population increases, rising incomes and expanding cities, exacerbated by the effects of climate change, could cost some regions of the world up to 6 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 12:01

  12. UN, World Bank Chiefs Announce New High-Level Panel on Water Members

    22 Apr 2016- 07:55 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY UN News Centre United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced yesterday the appointment of 10 Heads of State and Government, as well as two Special A ...

    Local Press Report - 04/22/2016 - 07:55

  13. US Lawmaker Critical of IFC Role in Lagos Water Privatization

    15 Apr 2016- 08:33 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Premium Times Gwen Moore (Representative, Wisconsin‎) in a letter to the World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, stated that the Bank's lending arm, the International Finance Corporation, had not ad ...

    Local Press Report - 04/15/2016 - 08:33

  14. US Lawmaker Critical of IFC Stake in Manila Water

    13 Apr 2016- 08:27 by Local Press Report MANILA Associated Press The International Finance Corp.'s stake in Manila Water Co. is "leading to warped incentives that negatively influence the institution's ability to focus on expanding water ac ...

    Local Press Report - 04/13/2016 - 08:27

  15. Mexican President Asked to Serve as Co-chair of UN High Level Panel on Water

    26 Jan 2016- 09:49 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Government of Mexico Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has been invited by United Nations  Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and by Jim Yong KIm of the World Bank to co-chair the High Level Panel on Wate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2016 - 09:49

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