World Bank Weekly Update – May 16, 2011


Road Safety: Decade of Action Looks to Save Five Million Lives

About 1.3 million people are killed in road crashes every year, 90% of them in developing countries. A U.N. – World Bank campaign aims to save five million lives, and prevent 50 million injuries in the coming decade. Road Safety in China | Read more

World Reconstruction Conference Commits to Concrete Steps

The first ever world reconstruction conference concluded with an agreement to move forward with a framework for international cooperation in post-disaster recovery and reconstruction. Read more