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Transition Support Department ORTS Newsletter – Issue N° 2


From 29-30 April 2015 ORTS held a retreat to review its 2015 Work Program. This involved assessing the department’s approach to strengthening the capacity of Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and regional institutions to address fragility and build resilience; as well as how it provides support to other departments in the Bank. In this respect, discussions focused on Fragility Assessments and tools that ORTS is developing for the application of the fragility lens at all levels of the Bank’s strategic, programming and project documents. These included how to reflect fragility and resilience into the Bank’s Readiness Review Process, as well as specific fragility indicators in the Results Based Framework for the purposes of monitoring and evaluating Bank projects. In addition, options on how to enhance strategic partnerships for the purposes of mobilizing technical knowledge and financial resources were also reviewed. Read more …

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