The first time a World Bank education team tried classroom observations in Brazil, it nearly provoked a state-wide teachers’ strike. It was October 2009 in the northeast state of Pernambuco and…

Daphna Berman |

Il y a plus de 20 ans, j’ai soigné un jeune homme, Melquiades Huaya Ore, qui vivait à Carabayllo, au Pérou, et souffrait d’une tuberculose pharmaco-résistante. À l’époque, on considérait qu’il n’…

Jim Yong Kim |

Also available in: Español Photo: Andy Shuai Liu/World Bank Invented over a century ago for exploring mountainous regions, aerial cable cars have recently made an appearance in several big cities…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano, Wenyu Jia, Georges Darido |

In November 2017 at the COP23 climate change conference in Bonn, Germany, the World Bank – in partnership with the Fijian Government – launched its biggest foray yet into the world of 360-degree…

Tom Perry |

In Brazil, a woman trained through the School of Women Leaders explains to her neighbors what she has learned. Photo: Maria do Carmo Carvalho / Habitat for Humanity [[tweetable]]Despite the fact…

Jane W. Katz |

Photo : Mohamed Azakir / Banque mondiale Le nombre de réfugiés et de déplacés dans le monde a atteint un record sans précédent depuis la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en raison notamment du conflit en…

Axel Baeumler, Phoram Shah, Julie Biau |

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Tenho uma sobrinha de 12 anos. Ao parar para pensar que ela poderia por lei se casar em muitos países, inclusive no Brasil, fico estarrecida. Embora o dado possa parecer…

Paula Tavares |

Une femme trie les algues qu’elle a récoltées sur l’île de Rote, en Indonésie. © Robert Jones Et si nous pouvions réinventer le système alimentaire mondial et faire en sorte que les produits…

Robert Jones, Pawan Patil |

Malaysia’s experience in addressing access to finance for SMEs has been successful, serving as a learning point for countries like Tanzania. Photo: Samuel Goh/World Bank Tanzania is set towards…

Djauhari Sitorus |

(Photo: Michael Haws / World Bank) When we talk about the future of work, it is important to include perspectives, ideas and solutions from young people as they are the driving force that can…

Esteve Sala |