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  1. The time is now: what the World Bank’s (R)evolution Roadmap should look like

  2. Ajay Banga's biggest challenges as he becomes president-elect of the World Bank

    Press Release

  3. Open letter to new World Bank President Ajay Banga: be the catalyst for reform the World Bank so urgently needs

  4. Multilateral development banks as catalysts for private sector mobilisation: in conversation with EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso


  5. Prospects for aid in 2023: a watershed moment or business as usual?

  6. Multilateral development bank reform can – and must – benefit both low- and middle-income countries

  7. Bigger, but also better: why MDB reform must go further

  8. Symposium and evening event: Multilateral development banks in the 21st century


  9. More than meets the eye? Assessing MDBs’ contribution to tackling global challenges

  10. Priorities and challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean: a panel discussion with IDB President Ilan Goldfajn


  11. Devex Opinion: How DFIs could do billions more with their money

  12. Tapping the potential of borrower-led multilateral development banks

    Working papers

  13. What is missing from the World Bank’s Evolution Roadmap? Six priorities for management and shareholders

  14. Development narratives in a post-aid era: Reflections on implications for the global effectiveness agenda

    Working papers

  15. Making the best use of MDBs’ $2 trillion in callable capital

  16. An exploration of bilateral development finance institutions’ business models

    Working papers

  17. AfDB’s new Room2Run highlights opportunities and questions about MDB risk transfer

  18. What’s the state of play on Just Energy Transition Partnerships?

  19. Multilateral development banks need a bolder vision and urgent reform to tackle the climate crisis

  20. Providing climate finance in the context of a looming debt crisis