Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.

Karin Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

Hoy en día son cientos de miles las toneladas de plástico que cada año quedan sin recoger en las islas del Caribe, mientras grandes olas de desechos plásticos llegan a sus costas, sobre todo luego…

Karin Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

[[tweetable]]Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and…

Judy Yang |

The World Bank has joined the fight to kick TB out of Papua New Guinea. (World Bank / Tom Perry) My last surviving grandparent, my Nanna, passed away peacefully late last year. And the end of a…

Tom Perry |

East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

From Canada to Kenya, nearly every country struggles to provide housing for all its residents. It’s a goal that has become a moving target: Migration – both rural-to-urban and cross-border – is…

Luis Triveno, Olivia Caldwell |

رجل يسير وسط الدمار في شارع في روزيو بجزيرة دومينيكا في البحر الكاريبي بعد مرور إعصار ماريا. © سيدريك إيشام كالفادوس/AFP/Getty Images في منطقة البحر الكاريبي يعيش الناس بالفعل في المستقبل. إنه…

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

Quand l’ouragan Maria a frappé la Dominique en 2017, les dommages se sont chiffrés à 226 % du PIB ! C’est donc à juste titre que les pays des Caraïbes recherchent des solutions d’adaptation au…

Kristalina Georgieva |