To prepare workers for the future of work, governments should protect workers for change, not from change.

Truman Packard |

In the last few weeks, the latest Ebola crisis has reached a tipping point. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on July 17, and the…

David Malpass |

Financing UHC efficiently and equitably is important to ensure inclusive growth—especially since the health sector accounts for 11 percent of global GDP.

Kristalina Georgieva |

We face daunting, interconnected challenges, but IDA – and the entire World Bank Group – will help the poorest countries meet those challenges and continue our drive to end extreme poverty.

Akihiko Nishio |

Food is essential for all living organisms to survive and flourish, but for human beings, food transcends biological needs and has long been an integral part of social life and culture.

Martien van Nieuwkoop |

To prosper, emerging markets and developing economies need to increase openness, liberalize markets and prices, strengthen laws and regulations that protect property, and allow competition,…

David Malpass |

We cannot eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity if what’s being consumed by millions of poor and vulnerable is not safe.

Simeon Ehui |

Human Capital exhibition at the World Bank Group Visitor Center in Washington, DC. © Bassam Sebti/World Bank What exactly is Human Capital? The phrase itself is only two words: “Capital” refers to…

Juliana J Biondo |

Students at the Zanaki Primary School in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. © Sarah Farhat/World Bank Whew, it’s out! On October 11, 2018, the World Bank Group released its inaugural Human Capital Index (…

Jason Weaver |

Woman abused in her home holding her hand up. Stop sexual harassment against women, violence and abuse in family relations. © Fure/Shutterstock.com The #MeToo movement is transforming the way we…

Paula Tavares, Quentin Wodon |