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Access to Information

The World Bank Policy on Access to Information, launched on July 1, 2010 is a landmark disclosure policy adopted by the World Bank. Information and knowledge is publicly available also through numerous related World Bank initiatives such as Open Data, Open knowledge Repository and Open Finances. Read Overview »

Introduced in 2010, the World Bank’s Policy on Access to Information (AI Policy) remains the standard for international development institutions and has made the Bank a more effective development partner.
The World Bank Access to Information Annual Report contains the yearly overview of the AI Policy and the Open Development and Transparency Initiatives – Open Data and Open Finances, among others.
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Since April 2014, the World Bank has been disclosing, on a monthly basis, summaries of the public access requests submitted by the public, when permission to disclose was granted by the requesters.
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  • Frances M. Allen
    July 17th, 2020
  • Shiri Alon
    July 17, 2020