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Ongoing dialogue between the World Bank Group and stakeholders—government, civil society, media, academia, the private sector and others—is a critical aspect of our work. Tapping into a broad range of perspectives strengthens the outcomes and accountability of our engagement and helps build enduring partnerships. It is through this dialogue that we can help implement more effective solutions to local, regional and global development challenges. This website is a platform to inform and consult with interested and affected parties on select areas of our work, such as new policies or changes to regulations, Country Partnership Strategies, and global thematic studies and programs. Below is a list of consultations currently being held in various countries on different topics. Additional consultations may take place through face-to-face engagements and other digital channels.

Cote d'Ivoire : Country Partnership Framework

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Toward the Preparation of a New World Bank Group Strategy

The World Bank Group (WBG) has launched the preparation process for its new partnership strategy with Cote d’Ivoire. The process involves two phases: (i) the Systematic Country Diagnostic which will identify the country’s key development constraints and priorities; and (ii) the elaboration of the Country Partnership Framework which will determine the WBG's specific engagement with Cote d’Ivoire.

National Consultations on Phase 1 Closed on September 30, 2014

From September 10 to 30, 2014, The World Bank Group (WBG) held public consultations to help identify the key challenges and opportunities for accelerating progress towards eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity in Cote d'Ivoire.  A series of meetings took place in Abidjan with different key stakeholders, including the government, the parliament, civil society, the private sector, development partners, etc.. Other multistakeholders meetings were organized in Bouake and Gagnoa to better understand the development constraints and challenges that the populations are facing on the ground. 

These consultations are part of Phase 1 ("Systematic Country Diagnostics - SCD") of the preparation process for the new World Bank Group strategy for Cote d'Ivoire, which consisted mainly in seeking participants' views on Cote d'Ivoire's key development challenges and opportunities that need to be taken into consideration to accelerate progress towards eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. 

The SCD team has received important contributions from all stakeholders consulted (face-to-face and online) and is now analyzing these.  The main consultations report is being finalized and will be published online. In the meantime, the compilation of all contributions received online is available for consultation (see under "MATERIALS" in the sidebar column on the right).

The main PowerPoint presentation that guided the various meetings is provided online (in French) (under "MATERIALS" in the sidebar column on the right) for consultation. 

The World Bank Group appreciates and expresses its sincere thanks to all those who contributed to this first phase of the ongoing strategy preparation process.

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Consultation Phase:
Closed
September 10, 2014 to September 30, 2014
Identifying Key Development Challenges and Opportunities for Cote d'Ivoire

The Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) is a key reference point on priorities for WBG engagement in Cote d’Ivoire. It will identify key challenges and opportunities for ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. The SCD for Cote d’Ivoire is expected to be ready by the end of October 2014.

MEETINGS

City Country Date Meeting Details

Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire September 26, 2014 Meeting with Development Partners
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Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire September 26, 2014 Meeting with private sector representatives
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Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire September 25, 2014 Meeting with Parliamentarians
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Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire September 25, 2014 Meeting with civil society organizations
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Gagnoa Cote d'Ivoire September 22, 2014 Meeting with Multistakeholders
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Bouake Cote d'Ivoire September 19, 2014 Meeting with Multistakeholders
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Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire September 10, 2014 Meeting with the Government of Cote d'Ivoire
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Consultation Phase:
Closed
A New World Bank Group Strategy for Cote d'Ivoire

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) is a partnership plan and the main tool guiding the WBG's support for Cote d'Ivoire's development program. It starts from the country's own development goals, and it is built around widespread consultations and engagement with all stakeholders.

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