Syrian refugee students listen to their school teacher during math classes.  Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank ​In Europe, the year 2015 will be remembered as the year of the “refugee crisis.”…

Christian Bodewig |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of…

Miles McKenna |

الأرقام مذهلة: فقرابة ثلث سكان الجزائر والمغرب تقل أعمارهم عن 15 عاما، وتليهما مباشرة تونس. وهذه الطفرة الكبيرة في أعداد الشباب تضع ضغوطا هائلة على النُظُم التعليمية في بلدان المغرب العربي.

أدريانا جاراميلو |

The numbers are staggering. Almost one third of the populations of Algeria and Morocco are under the age of 15, with Tunisia following close behind. This ‘youth bulge’ is placing immense pressure…

Adriana Jaramillo |

Les chiffres sont stupéfiants. En Algérie et au Maroc, près d’un tiers de la population a moins de 15 ans, et la Tunisie n’est pas loin derrière. Cette croissance exponentielle de la population…

Adriana Jaramillo |

Read this post in Français, Español Taina Tagicakibau, permanent secretary for Fiji’s Environment Department, reaches out to a public audience during Rio +20 to explain the need for action to…

Rachel Kyte |