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Read the blog post "Lessons from Megadisasters." The book, Learning from Megadisasters, will be launched September 12th.

September 10, 2014 Blog post

The World Bank launched an evaluation on "Learning and Results in World Bank Operations," earlier this month

August 4, 2014 News
What's New

Check out our BuzzFeed community post and World Bank blog post in honor of Mandela Day.

July 17, 2014 News

On Thursday, July 10th, the Open Aid Partnership (OAP) will be co-sponsoring a side event to the 2014 Development Cooperation Forum, organized by UN ECOSOC, in New York City.

July 7, 2014 News

Read Sheila Jagannathan's blog post, "Managing Risk for Development – Through a New World Bank MOOC."

June 30, 2014 Blog post

"Stretching the Frontiers on Fiscal Openness Initiatives," a blog post from Massimo Mastruzzi, Senior Economist in the World Bank's Governance Global Practice, is now available.

June 30, 2014 Blog post

The second Global Network of Parliamentary Budget offices Seminar on Independent Budget Analysis and Transparency was held June 9-12, 2014.

June 26, 2014 News

WBI, in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), is supporting the Secretariats of SADCOPA and EAAPAC to provide a platform for south-south learning and exchange of good practices.

June 26, 2014 News

On May 15th, Sierra Leone became the Open Aid Partnership’s (OAP) newest country partner.

June 25, 2014 News

Read the blog post, "Digital Engagement: What Should the Future Look Like?" from WBI's Open Government practice manager, Robert Hunja.

June 1, 2014 Blog post