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Policy Brief on Fragile States

17-May-2019

The Bank’s policy on fragile states, as outlined in its Policy for Enhanced Engagement in Fragile States, is to assist fragile states move from the condition of fragility to a path of sustainable recovery and development by providing them with tailored assistance at critical junctures of their re-engagement and recovery process. To achieve these objectives, the Bank set up the Fragile State Facility as a distinct financing vehicle in March 2008. The Fragile State Facility has three pillars: supplemental support, arrears clearance and targeted support. The cumulative resource envelope of the Fragile State Facility was US$888 million as of end December 2009.

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