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The World Bank is working closely with Sri Lanka to fight poverty for lasting results. Learn more at http://www.worldbank.org/srilanka

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About 15% of children in Sri Lanka experience #LearningPoverty – they can't read & understand a simple text by age 10. Simple steps can help ensure all our children are at competent levels of reading. Find out how we can make it happen, together: #education #WorldChildrensDay

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Safe toilets and safe working conditions ‍♂ are BOTH human rights.

The well-being & protection of #SanitationWorkers must be addressed if the world is to achieve #SDG6.

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#WorldToiletDay

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#OnThisDay 11/15/1947: @UN & @WorldBank relationship formalized. To learn more, check out [ Wrld.bg Link ] #wbgarchives

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Cutting ✂#LearningPoverty by 50% by 2030 is an ambitious but achievable goal if all countries manage to improve learning as well as recent top performers. How can it be done? [ Wrld.bg Link ] #education #LearningPoverty
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Did you know that South Asia is home to some of the world’s countries most vulnerable to #climatechange? In the past decade alone, nearly 700 million people--half of the region’s population-- were affected by one or more climate-related disasters. Regional collaboration will play a vital role in planning next steps. Read: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

South Asia needs to act as one to fight climate change

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It is easier to start a business in #SriLanka than registering a property, enforcing contracts, getting access to credit and winding up business. Know more in our latest Doing Business 2020 report! [ Wrld.bg Link ]
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New Bank Regulation and Supervision Survey provides 20 years of data for 160 countries covering many aspects of bank regulation and supervision. Download now ➡ [ Wrld.bg Link ]

Bank Regulation and Supervision Survey

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#OnThisDay 11/7/1975: "Rural Electrification" sector policy paper is published. Check it out [ Wrld.bg Link ] #wbgarchives

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Announcing the 2020 #SDGsandHer competition for #WomenEntrepreneurs who advance the #SDGs through their business operations. Apply at wrld.bg/lupw30mkhAa World Bank UN Women United Nations Development Programme - UNDP @Wharton @WBG2030 Ideas for Action
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#OnThisDay 11/3/1997: "Confronting AIDS: Public Priorities in a Global Epidemic" is released. Check it out [ Wrld.bg Link ] #wbgarchives

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