By Francis Ghesquiere and Olivier Mahul This week, the Resilience Dialogue, bringing together representatives from developing countries, donor agencies and multilateral development banks, will…

Francis Ghesquiere, Olivier Mahul |

Stunning photos we usually associate with the Pacific Islands often overlook the reality for many who live there. Faced with natural hazards and remoteness, they are some of the most vulnerable…

Denis Jordy |

The United Nations has declared 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in recognition of the contributions this group of countries has made to the world, and to…

Ivan Rossignol |

Winny, an elementary teacher enumerating for the household survey (Uiha Island, Tonga, April 10, 2014). With the support from the Ministry of Education, 35 teachers from Ha'apai participated…

Liana Razafindrazay |

Woman with her baby in a shelter after Tropical Cyclone Ian hit the Ha'apai Islands (Haano Island, Tonga, April 9, 2014). The woman left Haano to deliver her baby in Lifuka Island (the…

Liana Razafindrazay |

​Un rapport phare du Groupe de la Banque mondiale sorti cette semaine constate l’atonie de la croissance dans les pays en développement : pour la troisième année consécutive, celle-ci ne devrait…

Jim Yong Kim |

Those unfamiliar with the fast growing emerging economies of East Asia are likely to think that governments in these countries let market forces and capitalism roam free, red in tooth and claw.…

Truman Packard |

بعد ضم روسيا لشبه جزيرة القرم بعد التصويت الشعبي في أوائل شهر مارس/آذار، فرض الاتحاد الأوروبي، ولاحقاً الولايات المتحدة وكندا، المجموعة الأولى من العقوبات - تجميد الأصول وحظر السفر على بعض…

ليلي متقي |

Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea after the popular voting in early March, the European Union and recently the U.S. and Canada have imposed their first round of sanctions—an asset freeze and…

Lili Mottaghi |

Depuis l’annexion de la Crimée par la Russie, à l’issue d’un référendum populaire organisé début mars, l’Union européenne et, depuis peu, les États-Unis et le Canada, ont imposé une première série…

Lili Mottaghi |