eC2: State and Trends of Carbon Pricing Report 2019

Deadline: 28-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

(i)S&T19: The 2019 report will focus on providing an updated overview of existing and indexemerging carbon pricing initiatives around the world including national, sub-national and corporate activities, emissions trading systems, carbon taxes, and crediting mechanisms Building on the efforts made in 2018, it will include a discussion on the carbon pricing trends. It will also address the feedback received last year and focus on developing clearer lessons learned from the various carbon pricing initiatives and from various publications (including WBG ones), improved infographics featuring key facts and numbers. In addition, it will feature a section on the various ways to price carbon, including through implicit and negative carbon pricing policies. Finally, the report will continue to complete the online dashboard that was launched in 2017, and which allows for direct access to this data and more regular updates. This report is expected to have approximately about 50 pages.

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Millions Around the World Held Back by Poor Sanitation and Lack of Access to Clean Water

New World Bank research from 18 countries shows urgent action on water and sanitation is key to tackle poverty 

STOCKHOLM, August 28, 2017– Reaching the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of wateraccess to safely managed water and sanitation services by 2030 will require countries to spend $150 billion per year.  A fourfold increase in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) investments compared to what is spent today, this is out of reach for many countries, threatening progress on poverty eradication.

A World Bank report launched today at World Water Week titled Reducing Inequalities in Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals suggests that a drastic change is required in the way countries manage resources and provide key services, starting with better targeting to ensure they reach those most in need, and tackling inefficiencies to make sure public services are sustainable and effective.

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New Report: RISE – Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy

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  • RISE is the first global policy scorecard of its kind, grading 111 countries in three areas: energy access, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
  • The report is aimed at helping governments assess if they have a policy and regulatory framework in place to drive progress on sustainable energy and pinpoints where more can be done to attract private investments.

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eConsultant2: Law firm for new report on Recommended PPP Contractual Provisions

Deadline: 27-Jan-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

In 2015 the World Bank Group developed the Report on Recommended PPP Contractual PPPsProvisions, 2015 Edition which was published in August 2015 and presents the first attempt by any of the Multilateral Development Banks to prepare a compilation of recommended contractual language for PPP agreements. In response to the industry feedback received on the contents of the 2015 Report during internal and external stakeholder consultations following its publication, it is now intended to continue this very successful initiative and to engage an international law firm to prepare a new version of this report, namely the Report on Recommended PPP Contractual Provisions, 2016 Edition (2016 Report).

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World Bank report ‘Digital Dividends’

A new World Bank report says that while the internet, mobile phones and other digitalMobile in Africatechnologies are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world, the anticipated digital dividends of higher growth, more jobs, and better public services have fallen short of expectations, and 60 percent of the world’s population remains excluded from the ever-expanding digital economy.

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Tracking Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage

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World Bank Report on Aging

World Bank press release 10/03/2015

World Bank: Central Europe and the Baltics Need to Prioritize Active, Healthy, and Productive Aging

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This Report is part of the ongoing analytical work program at the World Bank on the topic of population aging. Within the EU, the World Bank is partnering with governments on aging-related policy research projects in Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Latvia. Outside the EU, the World Bank is engaged actively in work on this issue in Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, and East Asia.

For an online copy of the report, please visit: europe.pdf