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World Bank Group Launches Groundbreaking Financing Facility to Protect Poorest Countries against Pandemics
23 May

World Bank Group Launches Groundbreaking Financing Facility to Protect Poorest Countries against Pandemics

First-ever insurance and pandemic bonds will save lives and protect economies   SENDAI, Japan, May 21, 2016—The World Bank Group launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), an innovative, fast-disbursing global financing mechanism designed to protect the world against deadly pandemics, which will create the first-ever insurance market for pandemic risk. Japan, which...
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World Bank Mission to Guyana: April 11 -15, 2016
08 Apr

World Bank Mission to Guyana: April 11 -15, 2016

Team will prepare a Memorandum of Reforms that will allow the GOG to implement reforms to improve the investment climate, in particular in the areas covered by the Doing Business report of the World Bank Group. Objectives Current regulations and reform options covered by the Doing Business report; Business regulatory challenges as well as legal practices in the relevant areas Key reform...
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Ministry of Finance holds workshop as part of anti-money laundering efforts
04 Apr

Ministry of Finance holds workshop as part of anti-money laundering efforts

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the World Bank hosted a national risk assessment training workshop at the Princess International Hotel to educate participants about unconventional forms of money laundering. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams, in delivering remarks at the event, pointed out that Guyana continues to strengthen its legislative...
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01 Apr

World Bank Mission to Guyana

April 04-08, 2016: Technical Assistance Mission on Strengthening the Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Framework Objectives: assist the Bank of Guyana (BoG) in making improvements to the stress testing methodology assist the BoG to develop new or revised prudential regulations (foreign currency net open positions and liquidity risk management) conduct training/presentations on macro...
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