External Affairs Europe is responsible for the day-to-day relations and dialogue on world development issues with the following international organizations based in Europe: the European Union (EU) institutions, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations (UN) and World Trade Organization (WTO).
The World Bank Brussels Office manages day-to-day relations of the World Bank Group with the European Union (EU) institutions. These include the European Commission (EC), European External Action Service (EEAS), Council of the European Union and European Parliament - headquartered in Brussels - and the European Investment Bank, headquartered in Luxembourg More
Relations with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is ensured by External Affairs Europe through the World Bank's Paris-based OECD liaison, who facilitates World Bank collaboration with the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).More
Finally, through its Geneva Office, External Relations Europe links with the more than 150 country delegations based there and the Geneva-based multilateral development agencies, including UN Specialized Agencies and the WTO, as well as civil society groups.More