Use the largest Bank Group repositories to get insight into the breadth and scope of World Bank information. Frequent starting points:
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Final reports of the Bank Group, from 1946 to present
Recent 20 years of top knowledge and research
Archival descriptions and access to digitized archival records
World Bank project information
Data about development
The Bank Group is an open access institution. It supports the free online communication and exchange of knowledge as the most effective way of ensuring that the fruits of research, economic and sector work, and development practice are made widely available, read, and built upon.
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Archives - caretakers of the institutional memory.
IBRD access to information - IBRD/IDA access to information policy and policy interpretations
Independent Evaluations Group (IEG) - Independent of the management of the Bank Group, IEG evaluates the Bank Group's development effectiveness and provides accountability to shareholders and stakeholders at large.
Newsletters - Subscribe to Bank Group newsletters on various topics
World Bank/IMF libraries - Catalog of the library network of the Bank Group and IMF
The Articles of Agreement and equivalent governing documents outline the conditions of membership and the general principles of organization, management, and operations.
Governors resolutions – Generally passed at Annual Meetings, these concern membership, elections, financial statements, net income allocation, transfer from surplus, and similar topics.