I witnessed how in a melding of the old and new, the World Bank is working with the Indonesian government to deliver better basic services through the convergence of three elements: the tradition…

Benoît Bosquet |

A class of 4 year olds and their teacher say namaste in rural Nepal.
Photo © Aisha Faquir/World Bank

Amanda Devercelli, Jaime Saavedra |

A parenting education workshop is underway in Indonesia. Ed's note: This guest blog is by Heather Biggar Tomlinson (Executive Director, Roshan Learning Center) and Syifa Andina (Chairperson,…

Heather Biggar Tomlinson, Syifa Andina |

En la Cumbre sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que se celebra esta semana, los océanos del mundo van a tener toda la atención que merecen desde hace tiempo, pero que no…

Paula Caballero |

Cette semaine, lors du Sommet des Nations Unies sur le développement durable, les océans recevront l’attention qu’ils méritent depuis longtemps mais qu’ils n’ont pas toujours reçue. En effet, le…

Paula Caballero |

At this week's UN Sustainable Development Summit, the world's oceans will be getting the attention they have long deserved -- but not always received. They are the focus of Sustainable…

Paula Caballero |