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    Find out how we are supporting the World Bank Group in fulfilling the twin goals of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity.

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    Our latest edition captures the challenges faced and lessons learned by women leaders in governments around the world.

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Government & Public Sector

Doing more with less

Policy-makers are operating in a rapidly-changing world. Shifting demographics, urbanization and climate change are just a few of the long-term and systemic trends reshaping 21st century government.

And with finances tight, growth stalling and unemployment high, the legacy of the financial crisis continues to play out across borders.

Our Government & Public Sector practice aims to be the preferred partner in driving transformational change for governments around the world. In countries large and small, developed and emerging, we understand the issues and can provide you solutions that will have lasting impact.

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