World Bank Group Trust Funds and other Financial Instruments

In fiscal year 2021 The World Bank Group (WBG) disbursed about $3.6 billion dollars ofdownloadTrust Fund contributions through development partners, IBRD, IDA and the IFC. Trust fund resources complement World Bank operations, expanding their scope and reach and supporting their quality. They promote increased development effectiveness and enable the World Bank to provide assistance when its ability to lend is limited, including in fragile and emergency situations, and for countries in arrears and to non-member countries. Trust Funds also contribute to the World Bank’s knowledge agenda by financing close to two-thirds of its advisory services and analytics products as well as technical advisory services for clients. Trust Funds attract new sources of finance and promote innovative financial solutions in support of the global public goods agenda, including combating climate change and addressing the challenges of fragility, conflict, violence, forced displacement and pandemics.

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Introducing: Team International Organizations (RVO)

Every year, international organizations spend billions of euros on projects in developing countries and emerging markets. This results in tenders and assignments that could be interesting for the Dutch private sector. Team International Organizations (TIO) of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) supports Dutch companies whom are interested in knowing more about doing business with the IFIs. TIO is focused solely on organizations the Netherlands is a shareholder or member of: Asian Development Bank, African Development Band, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Union, European Investment Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, United Nations, and World Bank Group.

TIO functions as the first point of contact for Dutch companies. We can put you in contact with the IFIs, give information on how the different international organizations function, on how to be effective at doing business with these organizations, and the opportunities that could be relevant for your company. Other services that are provided are seminars, webinars, trade missions, individual and group tracks.

Discover what RVO/TIO can do for you: video.

Through TIO companies have access to a broad network of contacts and organizations. On a daily basis, we work together with the PSLO liaison network of the World Bank Group, The Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C. liaison officers Esther Smith and Vincent Kooijman as well as the different Ministries and Dutch embassies worldwide.

Meet the World Bank Group team of TIO:

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PLSO Energy Sector Mission 2017: ‘Integrating Sustainable Energy in Global Development’

The Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) Energy Sector Mission 2017 with the theme ‘Integrating Sustainable Energy in Global Development’ attracted more than 80 energy organizations from eight different countries interested in the work International Financial Institutions do in the Energy Sector. The PSLO Energy Sector Mission 2017 was jointly hosted by the following organizations: Alberta Canada, the Embassy of the Netherlands, Advantage Austria, Business France, ICEX and the World Bank Group.

PSLO Mission 2017

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Registration now open: PSLO Agriculture Mission

The Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) Network invites companies to participate in a mission focusing on agricultural sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions (IFIs).

November 14-17, 2016, Washington, D.C.

Save the Date:  PSLO Agriculture Mission - November 14 - 17, 201

Save the Date: PSLO Agriculture Mission – November 14 – 17, 2016

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