The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Major cities across Latin America are taking concrete action to promote cycling and become more bike-friendly. Given the urgent need to reduce emissions from urban transport, this could serve as a…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

La cultura del ciclismo urbano que está surgiendo en América Latina puede servir como una gran fuente de inspiración para las megaciudades de todo el planeta.

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

Ghana recently held a Family Planning (FP) 2020 stock-taking event as a countdown to the country’s FP 2020 goals and commitment made during the 2012 London summit. The conference, which brought…

Ibironke Folashade Oyatoye |

This is a guest blog. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the World Bank.

Eduardo Velez Bustillo, George Psacharopoulos |

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 |

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 |

Les jeunes sont le moteur du changement. Leur donner l’occasion et les moyens d’agir, c’est ouvrir des horizons infinis de nouvelles perspectives. Mais que se passe-t-il lorsque les jeunes de…

Bassam Sebti |

© Dominic Chavez/Corporación Financiera Internacional [[tweetable]]Los jóvenes son el motor del cambio. Empoderarlos y proporcionarles las oportunidades adecuadas puede dar origen a un conjunto…

Bassam Sebti |

© دومينيك تشافيز / مؤسسة التمويل الدولية [[tweetable]]الشباب هم محرك التغيير، وتمكينهم وإتاحة الفرص المناسبة لهم يمكن أن يولد إمكانيات لا نهاية لها.[[/tweetable]] لكن ما الذي يحدث عندما يفتقر…

بسام سبتي |