GZ-Second Municipal Development Project AF (WB-P155268)

  • Palestine, West Bank, Gaza
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 22, 2016
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Palestine Liberation Organization
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  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 6.90 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 6.90 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 20, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 26, 2015

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Project Description
This project finances improvements to the Palestine Liberation Organization's municipal management practices for better municipal transparency and services delivery through five components: i) municipal grants for capital investments, ii) support to municipal innovations and efficiency, and iii) capacity-building for municipalities and the municipal development and lending, iv) project implementation support and management costs, and v) Gaza municipal emergency grants.
Investment Description
This project is funded by the World Bank's Partnership for Water and Urban Development in the West Bank

Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Christianna Johnnides Brotsis Title: Senior Urban Management Specia Tel: 458-9875 Email: cjohnnides@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Palestine Liberation Organization Contact: Laila Sbailh Title: 2973328 Tel: 0599111731 Email: lsbaih@yahoo.com Implementing Agencies Name: Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF) Contact: Kawasmi Hazem Title: Acting Director General Tel: (970-2) 296-6610, 295-0684 Email: hkawasmi@mdlf.org.ps ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.