With climate change, extreme events are expected to be the “new normal” for many small island developing states. It will take coordination and action from multiple stakeholders to effectively…

Joaquin Toro, Kerri Cox |

En la actualidad hay más refugiados en el mundo que inmediatamente después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Son alrededor 26 millones de personas que han sido desplazadas de sus hogares por la fuerza…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Today, there are more refugees in the world than directly after World War II. That is almost 26 million people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes and fled across borders from…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Il y a aujourd'hui dans le monde davantage de réfugiés qu'à la fin de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. Près de 26 millions de personnes ont été déplacées de force et ont dû fuir leur pays…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

يزيد اليوم عدد اللاجئين في العالم عن عددهم بعد الحرب العالمية الثانية مباشرة، حيث يبلغ نحو 26 مليون شخص نزحوا قسراً من ديارهم وفروا عبر الحدود من أوضاع الهشاشة والصراع والعنف.

أكسيل فان تروتسنبيرغ |

The word "convenience" in the single-use plastics context, needs urgent redefinition, especially in the East Asia region where several countries top the list in terms of plastics leaking…

Özgül Calicioglu |

This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials and explores a range of approaches to…

Daniel Rogger |

In the past decade, the GCC countries have made a number of steps towards improving women’s access to education, health care, and employment, as well as encouraging women to participate in…

Issam Abousleiman |

Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |