Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

© مجموعة البنك الدولي يوجد في العالم اليوم نحو 68.5 مليون من النازحين قسراً، أكثر من 25 مليوناً منهم يُعتبرون لاجئين. وقرابة 85% منهم تُؤويهم بلدان منخفضة أو متوسطة الدخل ذات موارد محدودة مثل…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |

© World Bank Group [[tweetable]]There are about 68.5 million forcibly displaced people in the world today, of which more than 25 million are considered refugees.[[/tweetable]] Almost 85 percent of…

Jim Yong Kim |

Installation de la série Unpacked,  de Mohammad Hafez et Ahmed Badr. © Bassam Sebti/Banque mondiale Face à la crise migratoire en cours, le Groupe de la Banque mondiale s’attache à intensifier son…

Juliana J Biondo |

Fotografía de la obra Unpacked, una escultura de técnica mixta de Mohammad Hafez y Ahmed Badr. © Bassam Sebti/Banco Mundial El Grupo Banco Mundial aumenta el apoyo (i) a los refugiados, los…

Juliana J Biondo |

Installation shot of Unpacked, a mixed media sculpture by Mohammad Hafez and Ahmed Badr. © Bassam Sebti/World Bank As the World Bank Group strengthens support for refugees, internationally…

Juliana J Biondo |

We learned that from potatoes and waste recycling in Lebanon to aquaculture and poultry in Zambia, it is possible to have a standardized base guideline; however, the methodology still needs to be…

Alvaro Gonzalez, Joanna Corzo |

Rapid progress in digital technology, behavioral economics, evaluation methods, and the connectivity of youth in the developing world generates a stream of real-time insights and opportunities in…

Namita Datta, Jose Manuel Romero |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

For the poor and vulnerable of the world, jobs are key to ending poverty and driving development. But not all jobs are equally transformational.  Photo: Jonathan Ernst / World Bank Jobs are what…

Alvaro Gonzalez |