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Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis,
St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines

 

Welcome to the website of The Office of the Executive Director for Canada, Ireland & the Caribbean. This diverse constituency is represented by Executive Director Alister Smith with support from Mrs. Janet Harris, Alternate Executive Director, Canadian, Irish & Caribbean Advisors. Together they represent constituency countries in meetings at the World Bank as well as direct consultations and negotiations with other Executive Offices to gain support for the World Bank's efforts in reducing poverty.

 

 

 

 

Alister Smith - Executive Director 

Alister Smith

 Executive Director

 

Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines

 

 
  
 

 

Canada is hosting Saving Every Woman Every Child: With Arm’s Reach, an international summit on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health from May 28-30, 2014, in Toronto.

The Summit will focus on reducing the preventable deaths of newborns, mothers and children under the age of five in developing countries. It will bring together global leaders and Canadian experts to galvanize support for the next phase of efforts and ensure that maternal, newborn and child health remains a global priority.

Find out more: http://www.canada.ca/mnch 

Announcement from Prime Minister Stephen Harper:

 http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/05/29/canada-continues-lead-world-maternal-newborn-and-child-health

 

 

 

Constituency News & Events

Jan 15, 2013WB urges developing countries to safeguard economic growth, as road ahead remains bumpy (Press Release)
Dec 18, 2012South East Europe Economy Shrinks in 2012, Faces Risks in 2013 (Press Release)
Dec 13, 2012New, Individual-Level Data on Financial Inclusion: The “Unbanked” Are Deterred by Cost, Documentation, and Travel Requirements (Press Release)
Dec 06, 2012Wb: Food Security For The Most Vulnerable, A Priority In Times Of Crisis (Press Release)
Nov 28, 2012Increased Targeting of Key Populations Can Accelerate End of Global HIV Epidemic (Press Release)
  
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