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World Bank
Headquarter: Washington, D.C., United States

About World Bank

With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

World Bank's mission is to end extreme poverty by reducing the share of the global population that lives in extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity by increasing the incomes of the poorest 40 percent of people in every country.

Work at World Bank

We recognize that poverty has no borders. Neither does excellence. We are continually in search of the brightest, most talented individuals from around the globe. And we are proud to employ a dedicated and committed workforce that is diverse in gender, nationality and background.

World Bank's core values are as follows:

  1. IMPACT – We help our clients solve their greatest development challenges.
  2. INTEGRITY – We do what is right.
  3. RESPECT – We care for our people, our clients, our partners, and our planet.
  4. TEAMWORK – We work together to achieve our goals.
  5. INNOVATION – We learn and adapt to find better ways of doing things.

World Bank Group staff work with governments, civil society groups, the private sector and others in developing countries around the world, assisting people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal and supervision of development projects.

Washington, D.C., United States
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United Nations System
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