2017 was a busy year in the world of infrastructure and public-private partnerships at the World Bank Group: from new knowledge products and tools, to innovations and success stories in places…

Yelena Osipova-Stocker, Lylia Jixuan Li |

[Put together the puzzle pieces to reveal the picture. Scroll down to #9 for hints.]   [[tweetable]]If the world in 2017 were a jigsaw puzzle, what memorable pieces would you choose to make up the…

Andy Shuai Liu, Lois Goh |

The first time a World Bank education team tried classroom observations in Brazil, it nearly provoked a state-wide teachers’ strike. It was October 2009 in the northeast state of Pernambuco and…

Daphna Berman |

Photo: Michiel van Nimwegen | Flickr Creative Commons Just ahead of this year’s anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, I visited the Tsunami Honganji Vihara site in Sri Lanka where…

David Baxter |

También disponible en: English Hace más de 20 años, atendí a un joven llamado Melquíades Huaya Ore en Carabayllo, Perú, que tenía tuberculosis multirresistente. Según la concepción tradicional de…

Jim Yong Kim |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English   منذ أكثر من 20 عاما، عالجت شابا يسمى ميليكياديس هويايا أوري بمدينة كارابايو في بيرو، حيث كان مصابا بالسل المقاوم للعقاقير. كان المعتقد السائد آنذاك…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |

Il y a plus de 20 ans, j’ai soigné un jeune homme, Melquiades Huaya Ore, qui vivait à Carabayllo, au Pérou, et souffrait d’une tuberculose pharmaco-résistante. À l’époque, on considérait qu’il n’…

Jim Yong Kim |

The invitation for new SAFE Trust Fund applications is now open until 9 February 2018

Daniel Boyce |

Full infographic This commentary first appeared on the UHC2030 website. Full list of authors: Craig Burgess, Anna Marriott,  Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, Bruno Rivalan, James Sale Despite the international…

Craig Burgess, Anna Marriott |

“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it” Lord Kelvin   Despite the recent proliferation of standardized testing in education, there is still a significant number of countries that oppose…

Rafael de Hoyos |