Four ministers of social issues from Ecuador recently visited Peru to learn the details of these advances and to discuss how to address the problem of malnutrition in their country.

Nelson Gutiérrez |

For two and a half years, more than 4, 000 people have worked to build Line 1 of the Quito Metro, a mass transit system that extends 22 kilometers across the city.   With its 15 modern stations,...

Julio Cesar Casma, Cristina Medina |

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 |

Also available in: French | English | Español | Arabic Apesar do enorme progresso feito para que mais crianças estejam em sala de aula, estamos no meio de uma crise global de aprendizagem, onde um...

Ezequiel Molina, Adelle Pushparatnam, Tracy Wilichowski |

Also available in: French | Español | Portuguese | Arabic   Despite tremendous progress in getting children into the classroom, we are experiencing a global learning crisis, where a large share of...

Ezequiel Molina, Adelle Pushparatnam, Tracy Wilichowski |

Globally, over one billion people – 15% of the population – live with some form of disability,  according to the World Health Organization’s World Report on Disabilities. Beyond their physical,...

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ana Rodriguez Coteron, Guillermo Romero Rodriguez |

Today we are creating better, faster, more comfortable, and secure transport systems for our smarter, resilient, more inclusive, and competitive cities. At the same time, we need to ensure the...

Barbara Minguez Garcia |

At the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund in Bali, Indonesia, the World Bank highlighted the importance of human capital for economic development.   Central to...

Julia Liberman, Rachel Cooper, Victoria Levin |