The W Ba Gup
WorkInG For A World FrEE oF PovErTY
The World Bank Group consists o fve institutions – the International Bank orReconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Finance Corporation(IFC), the International Development Association (IDA), the MultilateralInvestment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the International Centre or theSettlement o Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Its mission is to fght povertyor lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environmentby providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity, and orgingpartnerships in the public and private sectors.
The Iepeet Eauati Gup
IMProvInG THE World BAnk GroUP’S dEvEloPMEnT rESUlTS THroUGHEXCEllEnCE In EvAlUATIon
The Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is an independent unit within theWorld Bank Group.
It reports directly to the Board o Executive Directors, whichoversees IEG’s work through its Committee on Development Eectiveness.
IEGis charged with evaluating the activities o the World Bank (the InternationalBank or Reconstruction and Development and the International DevelopmentAssociation), the work o the International Finance Corporation in privatesector development, and the guarantee projects and services o the MultilateralInvestment Guarantee Agency.The goals o evaluation are to learn rom experience, to provide an objectivebasis or assessing the results o the Bank Group’s work, and to provideaccountability in the achievement o its objectives.
It also improves Bank Groupwork by identiying and disseminating the lessons learned rom experience andby raming recommendations drawn rom evaluation fndings.