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COVID-19: The latest updates from IsDB…

"As #MDBs demonstrated unity in supporting poor countries last year, they need to show their eagerness, today, to work together to provide #vaccines as a key to exit & recover from #pandemic". #IsDB President Dr. Bandar Hajjar tells 1st meeting of Heads of MDBs in 2021.…

Are you an innovation expert working along SDGs 2,3,4,6,7 or 9? IsDB’s US$500 million Transform Fund invites applications for its 2021 Call for Innovation!

President's Perspective

The IsDB President’s views on preparing for re-globalisation post Covid-19. In these articles Dr. Bandar Hajjar explains how the global economy needs to return more resilient and inclusive following the unprecedented disruption of the pandemic.

Today is a special anniversary as we mark 75 years of collective work since the UN came into existence. In September this year, we also reflected on five years since the adoption of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which represented a new vision of development linking people, planet and prosperity and raised financing needs from billions to trillions.