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Forecasts suggest that by 2030, around half of the world's extreme poor will be living in fragile and conflict-affected situations.According to the World Bank Group, conflicts drive 80 percent of all humanitarian needs. More than 68 million people around the world are on the run for a main reason: violence.The nature of fragilities is different among countries.With the above in mind, the development of the World Bank Group for Fragility, Conflict and Violence strategy comes at a crucial moment.The WBG is focused on addressing fragility, conflict and violence, emphasizing prevention and early intervention as pathway to peace. The WBG is convinced that it cannot wait till the conflict is over to act.The WBG identifies state legitimacy as a fundamental condition for preventing and exiting fragility.On April 16, the WBG announced the launch of global consultations on its first formal strategy for Fragility, Conflict and Violence. The consultations will support a better understanding on which policies and programs that are most effective at reducing fragility, conflict and violence.How can development, humanitarian and other actors work together to reduce fragility, conflict and violence?
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