Doing Business with the World Bank:        Impacting Development
NL for World Bank - December, 2018

Introducing the new Executive Director:
Koen Davidse

On 1 November Koen Davidse started as the new Executive Director at the Board of the World Bank Group. "I am incredibly proud to represent the Netherlands and 12 other countries at this important global institution. I cannot think of a mission more important than ending extreme poverty, boosting shared prosperity and achieving the sustainable development goals."

The recovery of St. Maarten: Opportunities for Dutch companies

The Island of St. Maarten was violently hit by hurricane Irma in 2017 which prompted the Dutch government to provide funds to help with the recovery. The Dutch government contributed EUR 550 million euros of which EUR 470 million placed in a trust fund, managed by the World Bank Group to offer immediate relieve to the people of St. Maarten.

Save the date: Feb 1, 2019 Compliance Event at RVO in The Hague 

To create more awareness of the World Bank Group compliance and sanctions rules, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) is organizing a compliance event for the Dutch private sector on February 1st, 2019. The event will be at the RVO headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands.

Meet Team International Organizations of RVO

Jules van Son and Commerijn Plomp of Team International Organizations (TIO) of RVO in the Hague help Dutch companies that are interested in projects financed by multilateral development banks and international organizations. TIO is focused solely on organizations in which the Netherlands is shareholder or member: ADB, AfDB, AIIB, EBRD, EU, EIB, IADB, UN, and World Bank Group.
World Bank sets new Climate Targets for 2025

The World Bank Group announced a major new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around $200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action. The new plan significantly boosts support for adaptation and resilience, recognizing mounting climate change impacts on lives and livelihoods, especially in the world’s poorest countries.

Job Opportunities Trust Fund St. Maarten and World Bank Group

Sint Maarten Interim Recovery Committee (IRC) is now hiring a Project Manager for the Emergency Debris Management Project to work closely with VROMI, VSA, and World Bank through the entire project cycle (works, technical assistance, etc), and organize and supervise all activities related to the project.

Latest Tenders

Development of a Generic Damage Evaluation and Claims Management Platform for Disaster-Related Losses 
Deadline: December 27th.

Financing Options Analysis for the ASEAN Rolling Pipeline of Priority Infrastructure Projects
Deadline: December 31th.

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Top Blog Posts

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Culture – the “X Factor” for Building Back Better after Conflict and Disasters

3 Hard Truths about the Global Sanitation Crisis

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