This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |

They had to do something different, something memorable, which would make people realize just how tough it is for small businesses in the Caribbean to survive, “So we held a funeral”. Rosalea…

Eleanor Ereira, Anthony Lambkin |

The ocean represents transport, food, culture and livelihoods for people of the Pacific. A few years ago in Papua New Guinea on a holiday I was lucky enough to spend a day with a fisherman who…

Aleta Moriarty |

In South Tarawa, life takes place along a road. It is Kiribati’s capital and main atoll, made up of several small islands connected by a string of causeways. The atoll is about three meters above…

Laura Keenan |

Response to our invitation to talented young Arabic speakers to join our team here in the Middle East and North Africa region of the World Bank has been tremendous. Thank you! We are excited to…

Inger Andersen |

Tourism is one of the world's largest and fastest growing sectors, making up 5% of the world's GDP and 30% of the global export of services (over $1 trillion). In 2010 alone, there were…

Omer Karasapan |

As a junior member of the team who produced the forthcoming East Asia and Pacific companion to the World Development Report 2012 “Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific”, I was…

Katherine Patrick |