In order to support countries in Latin America and the Caribbean affected by the Zika virus outbreak, the World Bank Group announced today that it has made US$150 million immediately available. This amount is based on current country demands for financing and follows extensive engagement with governments across the region, including sending teams of technical experts to affected countries.
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18 February 2016The World Bank
21 January 2016UN News Centre
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment to provide leadership and mobilize concrete actions aimed at closing economic gender gaps that persist around the world.