En octobre dernier, le Groupe de la Banque mondiale a dévoilé son tout premier indice du capital humain, un nouvel outil qui mesure la contribution de la santé et de l’éducation à la productivité…

Jason Weaver |

Public school teachers in Brazil, Indonesia or Peru have stable jobs, enjoy high level of legal protection, and are part of teacher unions that shield them politically. Public school teachers in…

Jaime Saavedra, Hanna Alasuutari, Marcela Gutierrez |

Les enseignants des écoles publiques du Brésil, de l’Indonésie ou du Pérou ont des emplois stables, bénéficient d’une bonne protection juridique et font partie de syndicats d’enseignants qui les…

Jaime Saavedra, Hanna Alasuutari, Marcela Gutierrez |

A young woman waits at a bus terminal in Brazil. Photo: WRI Brasil/FlickrThe global transport conversation increasingly recognizes that men and women have different mobility patterns, and that…

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Bianca Bianchi Alves, Verónica Raffo, Brittany Walters, Ana Luiza Machado |

By 2050, waste generation is projected to increase by 70 percent and drastically outpace population growth by more than double. Managing all that waste is becoming an important agenda for many…

Sameh Wahba, Frank Van Woerden, Kremena M. Ionkova |

Comment aider les pays les plus pauvres à lutter contre le changement climatique ? Le défi est de taille. Conscient qu’il est urgent d’intensifier les interventions, le Groupe de la Banque…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Burundi. © Sarah Farhat/World Bank [[tweetable]]最貧国の気候変動対策をどのように進めればよいか。これは大変難しい問題です。[[/tweetable]] この3年間に、世界の平均気温は過去最高を記録しました。化石燃料や産業活動に起因する二酸化炭素の排出量は、しばらく横ばいが続いた後、2017年から再び上昇に転じています。最近では、激しい暴風雨、…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training…

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

A local bus in Luxembourg. Photo: Fränz Bous/Flickr As discussions concluded at COP24, countries still struggle to translate their climate commitments into effective and socially acceptable…

Nancy Vandycke, Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

In observance of the International Migrants Day, Dec 18  Japan has embarked on a major migration policy shift with a new law that passed the Upper House of the Diet in December 2018. Starting in…

Supriyo De |