As the world rushes to reduce the negative impacts of climate change, ambitious sub-national actors are rising to the fore. The recent One Planet Summit exemplifies this trend. Earlier this month…

Prashant Kapoor, Marc Forni |

More than 150 people participated in the SotM Africa conference in 2017. (Courtesy of SotM Africa) There is a unique space where you can encounter everyone from developers of self-driving cars in…

Vivien Deparday, Jocelyn Michele West, Mira Lilian Gupta |

© رياض مينتي/المشاع الإبداعي من أقوال بنجامين فرانكلين الشهيرة: "درهم وقاية خير من قنطار علاج." كانت هذه هي رسالته لمواطني فيلادلفيا عن كيفية تجنب حرائق المنازل في وقت كانت تتسبب فيه في…

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

© Riyaad Minty/Creative Commons [[tweetable]]Benjamin Franklin famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” [[/tweetable]] This was his message to Philadelphians on how to…

Kristalina Georgieva |

© Riyaad Minty/Creative Commons [[tweetable]]Benjamin Franklin était convaincu qu’il « valait mieux prévenir que guérir ». ​[[/tweetable]]C’est le message qu’il a fait passer aux habitants de…

Kristalina Georgieva |

© Riyaad Minty/Creative Commons [[tweetable]]Una frase famosa de Benjamin Franklin reza: “Más vale prevenir que lamentar”. [[/tweetable]]​ Ese fue su mensaje a los habitantes de Filadelfia acerca…

Kristalina Georgieva |

ISTOCK Gracias a Internet y los avances tecnológicos de la última década, hoy en día es posible estudiar en las universidades más prestigiosas del mundo a una fracción del costo o incluso de…

Ana I. Aguilera |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Building seawalls. Photo: Lauren Day/World Bank The first ever meeting of the Heads of Procurement of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) took place on June 20-21 in Barbados with…

Shaun Moss |