Source: UN On International Anti-corruption Day 2014, one of the issues we at the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative want to illustrate - is how recovering stolen assets helps fight corruption and…

Jean Pesme |

Three quarters of a century since the opening of the first McDonald’s, the fast food chain operates around 34, 000 outfits in around 120 countries and territories across all continents. In Sub-…

Borko Handjiski |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank Group professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain…

Miles McKenna |

​Un rapport phare du Groupe de la Banque mondiale sorti cette semaine constate l’atonie de la croissance dans les pays en développement : pour la troisième année consécutive, celle-ci ne devrait…

Jim Yong Kim |

It’s been said that learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century. Sound a little exhausting? The fact is that there are fewer and fewer jobs being created that rely on…

Marguerite Clarke |

Есть мнение, что в 21-м веке большинство взрослых будут зарабатывать на жизнь благодаря тому, что станут приобретать знания. Трудно, не так ли? Но дело в том, что сейчас появляется всё меньше…

Marguerite Clarke |

بعد ضم روسيا لشبه جزيرة القرم بعد التصويت الشعبي في أوائل شهر مارس/آذار، فرض الاتحاد الأوروبي، ولاحقاً الولايات المتحدة وكندا، المجموعة الأولى من العقوبات - تجميد الأصول وحظر السفر على بعض…

ليلي متقي |

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Биржит Ханзль |

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Birgit Hansl |

Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea after the popular voting in early March, the European Union and recently the U.S. and Canada have imposed their first round of sanctions—an asset freeze and…

Lili Mottaghi |