A teacher giving a presentation in Conarky, Guinea. Photo: Dominic Chavez/World Bank The concept of engaging with citizen is a funny one - so simple and obvious, it’s hard not to roll your eyes…

Fanny Hattery, Kaori Oshima |

Globally, around 68.5 million people have fled their homes from conflict or persecution either as refugees, internally displaced persons, or asylum seekers. Contrary to what some may think, most…

Anna Wellenstein, Mariko Yamamoto, Soraya Goga |

Photo: Nugroho Nurdikiawan Sunjoyo / World Bank The trope of a government office worker, discontent with their work, grumbling about paperwork and administrative tasks, is a cliché. An equally…

Hélène Pfeil |

Kris Krüg Flickr CC [[tweetable]]Disruptive technology, supported by location-based – or “geospatial” – databases, is on track to change our lives, transform economies, and shake up big and small…

Wael Zakout |

As the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is marked worldwide, [[tweetable]]we present to you stories of 16 inspiring heroes from Nepal[[/tweetable]]. They are crusaders and…

Renu Chhetri |

Dans le monde, environ deux millions de personnes (soit 15 % de la population) vivent avec une forme de handicap. Au-delà de leurs incapacités physiques, mentales ou sensorielles, les personnes…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ana Rodriguez Coteron, Guillermo Romero Rodriguez |

"It was the first time we talked while the officials listened. Not as in the past, when they used to talk and we just listened." With this simple statement, Taha Al-Leithi, a young…

Amal Faltas, Dr. Walaa Gad Al-Karim |

  " أول مرة نلاقي نفسنا بنتكلم والمسئولين هما الي بيسمعونا.. مش هما الي بيتكلموا وإحنا الي بنسمعهم "  بهذه العبارة، وباللهجة الصعيدية المصرية، وصف الشاب "طه الليثي" ابن قرية…

أمل فلتس, د. ولاء جاد الكريم |

Globally, over one billion people – 15% of the population – live with some form of disability,  according to the World Health Organization’s World Report on Disabilities. Beyond their physical,…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ana Rodriguez Coteron, Guillermo Romero Rodriguez |

11 октября 2018 года Всемирный банк представил Индекс человеческого капитала, который определяет вклад, который инвестиции в здравоохранение и образование сегодня вносят в производительность труда…

Alex Kremer |