Along with other leaders from the World Bank Group, I am traveling back from a trip to Silicon Valley where we explored the links between technology and government, or GovTech, and their impact on…

Renaud Seligmann |

كان أول سند أخضر أصدره البنك الدولي قبل عشر سنوات مخططا لنموذج لسوق السندات الخضراء المميّزة التي تربو قيمة المعاملات فيها اليوم على 500 مليار دولار. ويتناول هذا المقال كيف غيَّرَت السندات الخضراء…

هايكه رايشلت |

Les conséquences d’une catastrophe naturelle affectent les plus pauvres de façon disproportionnée. C’est ce que révélait le rapport Indestructible, publié en 2017, une année où la saison des…

Sameh Wahba, Stéphane Hallegatte |

 Innovate4Climate Finance & Markets Week. Photo: World Bank / Simone D. McCourtie [[tweetable]]What does public debt have to do with combatting climate change?[[/tweetable]]   A few years ago…

Miria Pigato |

Editor's note: This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials. Photo: Arne Hoel / World…

Zahid Hasnain |

Vivimos en un mundo interconectado que se basa en datos. Los inversores, al igual que muchos otros profesionales, dependen cada vez más de los datos para tomar decisiones fundamentadas acerca de…

Joaquim Levy |

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 |

​ See the inforgraphic in high resolution here. Designed by Boris Balabanov, World Bank Let’s say on a dark, cold day, electricity supply to your house is suddenly interrupted. With no heat and…

Ravi Kumar |

If you are working on an urban water project, what information do you need?  You likely want to know what your project’s water utility knows. How else can you start talking to each other to have a…

Alexander Danilenko |