Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, took to the stage during the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Concert in Washington DC. The concert took place on Saturday, April 18, 2015, during the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group. On stage, Minister Ploumen made a new commitment to provide clean drinking water and toilets for those who currently lack access. Watch her speak to the crowd in Washington.
The World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice (WGP) has published the Water Partnership Program’s Annual Report. The Netherlands is a longstanding strategic partner and has enabled the WPP to shape global water policy and strengthen water programs globally to help countries build resilience, protect the most vulnerable, and progress towards ensuring water security for all.