Forest monitoring efforts in Phu Khao Khouay, Vientiane Province, Laos PDR. Photo credit: Hannah McDonald If ever there was a year to make significant progress on forest conservation and climate…

Ellysar Baroudy |

For many of us who work in the health sector in Cambodia, the Universal Health Coverage Day in 2016 celebrates the beginning of a new journey. The recent launch of the Health Equity and Quality…

Somil Nagpal |

За четыре месяца работы в Москве я все чаще сталкиваюсь с одной очевидной истиной: все хотят знать, что «на самом деле» происходит в самой большой (по площади) стране мира и в ее экономике.…

Apurva Sanghi |

29 ноября Международная ассоциация по оценке учебных достижений (IEA) опубликовала результаты своего последнего Международного мониторингового исследования качества школьного математического и…

Marguerite Clarke |

البلدان صاحبة أعلى أداء تولي اهتماما أكبر لجودة المعلمين في مدارسها. (تصوير: دومينيك شافيز / البنك الدولي) أصدرت الرابطة الدولية لتقييم التحصيل التعليمي (IEA) نتائج أحدث جولة من دراسة الاتجاهات…

Marguerite Clarke |

The highest performing countries are paying extra attention to the quality of their teachers. (Photo: Dominic Chavez / World Bank) The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational…

Marguerite Clarke |

During the four months that I have been based in Moscow, one truism about Russia has stood out for me: There is a hunger to know what “truly” goes on in the world’s largest country (by area) and…

Apurva Sanghi |

Liza (center) with her classmate Recently I met an inspiring student: 12-year-old Song Liza, who told me about her goal of becoming a doctor. Her reasoning is simple: one, because the shortage of…

Saroeun Bou |

College students in Vietnam. © World Bank As in much of the rest of the developing world, developing countries in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) have made progress in closing many gender…

Sudhir Shetty |

Credit: Water & Sanitation Program  Cities over the past century have become the driving force of the global economy. Accounting for over half the world’s population and generating around 80%…

Robert C. Brears |