Jim Yong Kim described the World Bank's new Global Partnership for Social Accountability as a "fundamental change" in the institution's approach to civil society. How has the new facility fared under the bank chief's extensive reforms — and what's next for the World Bank's "third arm"?

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  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.