Indian economist Gita Batra has been appointed as director of the World Bank's Office of Independent Assessment of Global Environment Facility

Indian economist Gita Batra has been appointed as director of the World Bank's Office of Independent Assessment of Global Environment Facility

Daily Current Affairs   /   Indian economist Gita Batra has been appointed as director of the World Bank's Office of Independent Assessment of Global Environment Facility

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: February 29 2024

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  • Geeta Batra's appointment as the director of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) at the World Bank's Global Environment Facility (GEF) marks a significant milestone, as she becomes the first woman from a developing country to hold this prestigious position.
  • Her appointment underscores the growing recognition of women's leadership roles within global institutions and signals a progressive shift towards more inclusive and diverse representation.
  • Batra's extensive experience and expertise in evaluation, combined with her commitment to environmental sustainability and development, position her well to lead the IEO in its mission to enhance effectiveness and stability in environmental initiatives globally.
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