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Sustainable Development & DRR

World Bank presents views on post-2015 framework for MDGs

13 March 2014

The World Bank Group is committed to better leverage resources and knowledge to support strong economic growth and to tackle rising income equality, gender imbalance, climate change and fragility, according to World Bank Vice President of External and Corporate Relations Cyril Muller...



With disaster risk increasing globally due to increasing vulnerability to natural hazards, it has become obvious that the SDGs will require a risk-sensitive approach to ensure their accelerated achievement and sustainability.

Disaster risk reduction is an integral part of sustainable development and therefore an important element for the achievement of the MDGs.