When it comes to confronting the issue of  ill-gotten money (through corruption or tax evasion, for example) and its negative impact on development outcomes, we development professionals have…

Stuart Yikona |

I pay through the nose for health insurance for my family, and I’m not happy about it. As a U.S. citizen, I don’t have the luxury of government-backed healthcare. Since I’m technically self-…

David Lawrence |

“Haiti”, “nourriture” et “nutrition” sont des mots generalement non associés dans le cadre d’une déclaration optimiste, bien au contraire. Cependnat, aù moment ou nous commémorons la Journee…

Marie Chantal Messier |

“Haití”, “alimentos” y “nutrición” no son palabras que suelen ir de la mano junto a una frase optimista, más bien todo lo contrario. Sin embargo, a medida que conmemoramos el Día Mundial de los…

Marie Chantal Messier |

“Haiti” and “food” and “nutrition” are words not usually seen together as part of an optimistic statement, rather the opposite. But as we commemorate World Food Day I believe there is a lot that…

Marie Chantal Messier |

¡Solamente el uno por ciento de la riqueza del mundo pertenece a las mujeres! ¿Cuánto han avanzado los hombres y las mujeres en la equidad de género? “A las mujeres les hace falta competitividad…

Andrea Alarcon |

Last week, I traveled to New York City to attend the first International Summit on the Teaching Profession hosted by the US Department of Education, the OECD, and Education International, a global…

Emiliana Vegas |

 A school girl in Haiti.  Photo © World BankThe one-year anniversary of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake gives us pause to reflect on the progress of the reconstruction efforts, despite the…

Peter Holland |