PARIS – Global crises have grown in frequency and intensity over the past 20 years, with worrying implications for future economic development.
The World Bank warns that the effort to reduce poverty has suffered its “worst setback” in a quarter century, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Inequalities are deepening within and between countries and across many key sectors, from education to health.
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