In one glimmer of hope, hundreds of people were allowed to enter Egypt from Gaza, which one U.N. official called a "graveyard" for children who are caught up in the fighting.
The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board urged more trust-building to boost monitoring, accountability and financing.
The heads of some of the biggest multilateral development banks said the world faces a global “polycrisis” affecting development at an unprecedented scale.
African leaders say they have a market-based plan to fight human-caused global warming that will spread economic development among millions of people on the continent.
Just 15% of the SDGs – which include 169 specific targets and 17 broad goals that the world agreed to in 2015 – is on track.
Speakers blamed major economies for a system that puts profits over fighting poverty and caring for the planet.
As interest rates soar and the economy slows, the World Bank sees an 'enduring setback' for developing economies due to high interest rates, war in Europe and the pandemic.
The number of children without basic social protections is increasing worldwide, UNICEF and ILO say in a new study.
As the largest shareholder in the World Bank, the United States traditionally nominates candidates for a five-year term as president. They are vetted by the bank’s executive board.
Women and girls still don't get the support they need, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said, and African nations cannot develop with "one hand tied behind their backs."
As the world becomes a less peaceful place, a new report finds a clear connection between more violence and corruption.
Climate-induced devastating floods submerged a third of Pakistan last year, affecting 33 million people and leaving 1,739 dead, and could force 9 million people into poverty.
Based on a final tally for its seventh replenishment cycle, the board said it has approved spending US$13.7 billion in more than 120 countries over the next three years to fight HIV, TB and malaria and strengthen those nations' health systems.
With leadership under fire and a community facing an historic convergence of crises, finance ministers and central bankers met at the World Bank and IMF.
Hunger caused by climate change, conflicts and rising prices threaten millions in the developing world
While you are reading this sentence, another man, woman or child will have died of starvation. That’s the message of an open letter from hundreds of NGOs.