Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

Developing gender-inclusive digital jobs programs for youth is the subject of a new report, Digital Jobs for Youth: Young Women in the Digital Economy. Photo Credit: © Visual News Associates /…

Mamadou Biteye, Namita Datta, Danielle Robinson |

Esta página en: English Foto: Leonardo Canon Rubiano/Banco Mundial El Banco Mundial se encuentra apoyando al Gobierno de Sri Lanka en su proyecto de modernización del sistema de autobuses urbanos…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

Photo credit: Leonardo Canon Rubiano/World Bank The World Bank is supporting the Government of Sri Lanka’s efforts to create a roadmap for the modernization of urban bus services in the capital,…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

Disasters hit the poorest the hardest. Poor people are not only more vulnerable to climate-related shocks, but they also have fewer resources to prevent, cope with, and adapt to disasters. The…

Monica Vidili |

J’accepte volontiers les critiques et les commentaires à propos du rapport Doing Business — et, au demeurant, au sujet de tout autre produit de données ou de recherche de la Banque mondiale. Les…

Shanta Devarajan |

Global Value Chains are a win-win for firms that enjoy greater efficiency, productivity, and profits while they create better jobs (Photo by Jonathan Ernst / World Bank)   Global Value Chains (GVC…

Ruchira Kumar |

Forest monitoring efforts in Phu Khao Khouay, Vientiane Province, Laos PDR. Photo credit: Hannah McDonald If ever there was a year to make significant progress on forest conservation and climate…

Ellysar Baroudy |

Egalement en : English Lorsque vous demandez à des jeunes des pays en développement ce qu’ils souhaitent pour leur pays, ils répondent souvent « des opportunités ». La prochaine génération veut…

Anita Marangoly George |

When you ask young people from developing countries what they want for their country, they often say opportunity. The next generation wants jobs and knowledge; they want to be connected to the…

Anita Marangoly George |