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As global leaders gathered last week for the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, debt was high on the agenda. But even as additional liquidity announcements were made, questions remain about debt restructuring.
In today's Newswire: U.S. President Joe Biden released a budget blueprint that would boost U.S. international affairs spending by $6.8 billion next year, a World Bank Spring Meetings recap, and job tips from USAID.
In today's Newswire: The World Bank hosts its first big get-together since the institution’s largest shareholder traded Trump for Biden, one year of COVID-19 funding data, and the U.N. leadership race that wasn’t.
Here's an update on where things stand with the World Bank's COVID-19 response — from vaccine distribution to new debt frameworks to seeking early IDA replenishment — as it draws down resources faster than expected.
The World Bank's president is a former Trump administration official who once said multilateralism has "gone substantially too far." Can David Malpass forge a working relationship with the Biden administration?