World Bank Group Strategy for Fragility, Conflict and Violence

    Overview

    In April 2019, the World Bank Group launched global consultations to inform the development of its first strategy for Fragility, Conflict & Violence (FCV).

    Between April and July 2019, feedback on the FCV Strategy Concept Note was received from 1,721 individual stakeholders in 88 countries and territories through face-to-face meetings, an online questionnaire, email submissions, and through social media. Of this total, there were face-to face meetings in 37 countries with stakeholders representing governments, international organizations, global and local civil society and the private sector. 
    Read the feedback summary.

    Between December 2019 and January 2020, a second phase of consultations was held on the draft World Bank Group Strategy for FCV. A summary of feedback is available here. The final strategy is expected in early March 2020.

    • Phase 1 (April–July 2019): In-person and online consultation on the FCV strategy concept
    • Phase 2 (December 2019–January 2020): Online consultation on the draft FCV strategy document

    Read the full Consultation Plan here. Read the Concept Note here. Read the draft strategy here.

    Questions? Please email [email protected].

    CONSULTATIONS ON STRATEGY CONCEPT
    Consultation Phase
    Closed
    April 10, 2019 - July 18,2019

    From April to July 2019, stakeholders from around the world provided inputs to the 
    FCV Strategy Concept Note. Feedback was received from 1,721 individual stakeholders in 88 countries and territories through face-to-face meetings, an online questionnaire, email submissions, and through social media. A list of feedback summaries (from online and face-to-face meetings) and submissions from organizations can be found below.

    Summaries of inputs received in Phase 1:

    Materials:

    Completed Meetings

    Date Title Location

    United Kingdom: Meeting with private sector

    Documents
    London, United Kingdom

    Honduras: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Tegucigalpa, Honduras

    USA: Meeting with IDB

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: Meeting with International Rescue Committee

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: Meeting with EBRD

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    Nigeria: Meeting with private sector

    Lagos, Nigeria

    Cote d'Ivoire: Meeting with African Development Bank

    Documents
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

    IFC London, July 18

    Documents
    London, United Kingdom

    Burkina Faso: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    USA: Meeting with CSOs

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Niger: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Niamey, Niger

    Canada: Meeting with private sector

    Documents
    Toronto, Canada

    Nigeria: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Documents
    Abuja, Nigeria

    Mali: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Bamako, Mali

    Belgium: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Brussels, Belgium

    France: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Paris, France

    Netherlands: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    The Hague, Netherlands

    Denmark: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Sweden: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Documents
    Stockholm, Sweden

    Norway: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Oslo, Norway

    Libya: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Tunis, Libya

    Ethiopia: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    USA: Multi-stakeholder meeting, US Institute of Peace

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    Tunisia: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Tunis, Tunisia

    USA: Meeting with US State Department

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    Lebanon: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Beirut, Lebanon

    Korea: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Seoul, Korea, Republic of

    Jordan: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Amman, Jordan

    Philippines: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Documents
    Cotabato, Philippines

    Kosovo: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Pristina, Kosovo

    France: Meeting with the International Network on Conflict and Fragility (INCAF)

    Paris, France

    Tajikistan: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Dunshanbe, Tajikistan

    Philippines: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Manila, Philippines

    Chad: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Ndjamena, Chad

    Russia: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Moscow, Russian Federation

    Sweden: Multi-stakeholder meeting (2019 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development)

    Stockholm, Sweden

    Haiti: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Port-au-Prince, Haiti

    USA: Meeting with USAID

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: Meeting with US Treasury

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    Canada: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Ottawa, Canada

    Germany: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Berlin, Germany

    DRC: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Goma, Congo, Democratic Republic of

    Uganda: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Kampala, Uganda

    Australia: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Canberra, Australia

    Papua New Guinea: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    Somalia: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Mogadishu, Somalia

    Afghanistan: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Documents
    Kabul, Afghanistan

    England: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    London, United Kingdom

    Switzerland: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Geneva, Switzerland

    USA: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    New York, United States

    Nepal: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    USA: Meetings with UN Representatives

    New York, United States

    Japan: Multi-stakeholder meeting

    Tokyo, Japan

    USA: Meeting with World Food Programme (WFP)

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: Meeting with Middle East & North Africa country delegations (Spring Meetings)

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: Meeting with Africa country delegations (Spring Meetings)

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: FCV Roundtable with country delegations (Spring Meetings)

    Documents
    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: Meeting with Africa country delegations (Spring Meetings)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    USA: Meeting with g7+ representatives (Spring Meetings)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Submissions

    Date Title Contributors

    FCV Consultation Response from Mercy Corps

    Submission from InterAction

    Joint Comments from Accountability Counsel, Bank Information Center, Center for International Environmental Law, and International Accountability Project

    Submission from Protection Approaches

    FCV Strategy Consultation Response from Save the Children

    Feedback note from Danish Refugee Council

    Submission from Finn Church Aid

    Feedback and Recommendations from World Vision International

    Recommendations from the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)

    Submission from Humanity & Inclusion

    Submission from DANMISSION

    Comments from the Asia Foundation

    Comments from Norwegian Refugee Council

    Submission from Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

    Submission from Foundation Hirondelle

    Phase 2
    CONSULTATIONS ON DRAFT STRATEGY
    Consultation Phase
    Closed
    December 05, 2019 - January 16, 2020

    From December to January, 2020, stakeholders from around the world provided input on the Draft World Bank Group Strategy for FCV. A total of 243 individuals and organizations submitted feedback through an online form and through written submissions sent via e-mail. Many of the feedback providers had also participated in the first phase of consultations on the strategy concept note.

    Several submissions from organizations are included below with their consent.

    Overall Summary of Feedback from Phase 2 Consultations

    Submissions

    Date Title Contributors

    World Health Organization

    Feedback from Switzerland

    Joint feedback from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom

    Mercy Corp Feedback on the World Bank Group Draft Strategy on FCV

    COREI

    World Vision

    Bank Information Center

    Norwegian Refugee Council

    Oxfam

    Danish Refugee Council

    Submission from Tearfund

    Search for Common Ground

    International Alert

    Feedback from United Kingdom

    International Rescue Committee

    Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

    Center for International Environmental Law

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