The World Bank has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project SERAP that it cannot locate any additional information on the projects executed with recovered stolen public funds by the late General Sani Abacha. According to the response sent last week to SERAP the World Banks Access to Information Appeal Committee said In response to your request under case number AI4288 (related to your initial request case number AI3982) we wish to inform you that we have thoroughly searched…
Worldwide, approximately 2.5 billion people do not have a formal account at a financial institution. Access to affordable financial services is linked to overcoming poverty, reducing income disparities, and increasing economic growth. The World Bank has created the Global Findex, a new global financial inclusion database to measure the use of financial services and identify those with the greatest barriers to access.
StAR - Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative http://star.worldbank.org/star; It is a partnership between the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) that supports international efforts to end corruption. StAR works with developing countries and financial centers to prevent the laundering of the proceeds of corruption. The database: http://star.worldbank.org/corruption-cases/assetrecovery/?f=bundle%3Apuppet_masters
人均国民总收入(美元) 资料来源：世界银行WDI数据库。 Source: World Bank WDI Database. 单位：美元 注：①包括法属圭亚那、瓜德罗普、马提尼克和留尼汪。②仅指坦桑尼亚大陆。 Note:①Including French Guiana,Guadeloupe Martinique and Reunion.②Data refer to the mainland of Tanzania. http://www.stats.gov.cn/tjsj/qtsj/gjsj/2010/t20110629_402735512.htm More photos from 刘松
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