multilateral financial institutions that provide financial and technical assistance for development in low- and middle-income countries within their regions; includes one or more of the following institutions: African Development Bank (AfDB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The World Bank Group evolved from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) as facilitator of post-war reconstruction and development to the present-day mandate of worldwide poverty alleviation in close coordination with the International Development Association, and other members of the World Bank Group, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities
Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade
UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States