World Bank

Statement on Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2017 ‒ The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) donor countries today issued the following statement: It is with great pleasure that we officially launch...
Reserve Bank of India

Indian Summer On The Horizon

Investors had been keeping their distance from India this last 12 months as New Delhi's business hubs looked like being on the brink of...
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G7 Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Employment focuses on the future of work

ILO head calls on global community to ensure "that the great transformations underway in the world of work are shaped to create the decent...
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More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and...

Addressing the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) challenge requires a stronger collaborative effort across sectors New York, 21 September 2017 - A stronger global effort, including larger investments...
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Business voice has been heard – reaction to PM speech in Florence

The CBI has responded to the Prime Minister’s speech in Florence ahead of the next round of EU negotiations. Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said: “The Prime...
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Macron’s Man is Sniffing Out Europe’s Business Opportunities

France’s Benjamin Griveaux is rising up the ranks of the French president’s inner circle, and he’s been handed a special mission by Emmanuel Macron...
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More than 100 firms sign letter to lead Brexit negotiators

More than 100 firms employing over one million people in the UK and elsewhere in the EU, have written to David Davis and Michel Barnier,...
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‘A pro-enterprise pioneer’ – CBI Scotland Annual Dinner

Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, outlined reasons why overseas firms should continue investing in the country at the CBI Scotland Annual Dinner this evening (Thursday). Attending...
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New Vice-Chair of ICC Commission on Taxation appointed

ICC is pleased to announce the appointment of Susana Bokobo as the new Vice-Chair of the ICC Commission on Taxation. Ms Bokobo will take...
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Brazil: Eternal Country of the Future

Can the South American giant emerge stronger from its latest crisis? By Jason Agnew “Brazil é o pais do futuro e sempre será.” It was a...