Tagged: World Bank
An internal investigation has revealed that the World Bank has invested in a palm oil and food company implicated in serious rights abuses in Honduras.
Oxfam applauds the World Bank’s continuing leadership on Universal Health Coverage and their ongoing collaboration with the World Health Organization, which increasingly highlights inequity as the crux of the problem. However, we caution against ongoing promotion of an ever-increasing role for for-profit companies in delivering health care in poor countries.
Oxfam applauds the World Bank's new strategy to halve extreme poverty by 2020 and end it by 2030, but swift action is now needed to bring the strategy to life.
The strategy to end extreme poverty and support inclusive growth is an important milestone for the World Bank and Oxfam welcomes Jim Kim’s vision and commitment.