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

Daniel Boyce |

It’s that time of the year when we look at the blogs we have published over the last 12 months and curate some of the most insightful pieces for you to read. We also want to thank you for reading…

Ravi Kumar |

Photo: World Bank Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series. You can read part-two here. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed herein are those of the…

Adrian Di Giovanni |

Available in Chinese Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank The idea that economic growth needs good governance and good governance needs economic growth takes us to a perennial chicken-and-egg debate:…

Yuen Ang |

How can citizens’ actions help build a society that is more open, accountable and inclusive? In about a week, social accountability stakeholders from across the world will convene at World Bank…

Jeff Thindwa |

Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank Delivering pension or disability services may sound mundane, but if you have seen the recent award-winning movie,  I, Daniel Blake, it is anything but. As the film…

Jana Kunicova, Zubair Bhatti, Aziza Umarova |

Also available in: Español   Photo: World Bank The use of technology to promote citizen engagement has been described as “the next big thing”, and is often associated with adjectives such as “…

Tiago Carneiro Peixoto |

Also available in: Español | Français Kiev, Ukraine. Creative commons copyright: Mariusz Kluzniak As the world is increasingly interconnected, international taxation – traditionally more of a…

Oleksii Balabushko, Jan Loeprick, Sebastian Beer, Felipe Pinto Vallada |

Rubens Donizeti Valeriano - Panamericano de MTB XCO 2014 - Barbacena - MG - Brasil. Photo: Daniela Luna Evidence-based rule-making for private sector development and service deliveryANNOUNCEMENT…

Jim Brumby |

Story by Daniel Rogger. Graphic by Albert Ohams This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public…

Daniel Rogger |