Globally, 56 percent of children live in countries with Human Capital Index (HCI) scores below 0.5. As these countries gear up to improve their human capital outcomes, it is vital to set a target…

Zelalem Yilma Debebe |

Globally, over one-third of women report having experienced some form of physical or sexual violence. Many cases of violence, such as domestic abuse and rape, are underreported, so the true…

Sameera Al Tuwaijri, Seemeen Saadat |

Economic inclusion programs provide a “big push” to help the extreme poor and other vulnerable people move into sustainable livelihoods, and can play an important part in poverty reduction. Photo…

Ines Arevalo, Michelle Kaffenberger, Aude de Montesquiou |

The Asia-Pacific region, comprised of 58 economies, is geographically expansive and a picture of diversity. The trends for sustainable energy in Asia-Pacific, which mirror the region’s economic…

Sharmila Bellur |

Earlier this year I was on a panel organized during the Fragility Forum 2016, where the question posed to a panel of five was, “[[tweetable]]what can we do on energy in fragile states?[[/tweetable…

Charles Feinstein |

Port Vila, Vanuatu. Photo credit: Phillip Capper Overjoyed at the emergency rehabilitation of Bauerfield International Airport, Vanuatu’s gateway for travelers, Linda Kalpoi, the general manager…

Christopher J. De Serio, Cristiano Costa e Silva Nunes |

Fotografía: Andy Tembon.
El 16 de octubre es el Día Mundial de la Alimentación, un día en que las personas se reúnen para poner de manifiesto su compromiso con el objetivo de erradicar el…

Andy Chi Tembon, Linda Brooke Schultz, Erick Fernandes |

Photo Credit: Andy Tembon / World Bank October 16 is World Food Day, a day when people come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger within a lifetime. Many school-age children…

Andy Chi Tembon, Linda Brooke Schultz, Erick Fernandes |

Le cyclone tropical Pam, a frappé l’île de Vanuatu le 13 et 14 mars.  © UNICEF SENDAI (Japon) – Des vies en danger et des économies menacées, c’est ce à quoi nous nous exposons sans une meilleure…

Jim Yong Kim |

ضرب الإعصار الاستوائي بام جزيرة فانواتو في 13-14 مارس/آذار. حقوق الصورة: © اليونيسيف سينداي، اليابان – بدون الاستعداد الجيد للكوارث، سواء أكانت زلازل أم موجات مد أم أحداث مناخية متطرفة أم تفشيا في…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |