Also available in Bahasa The number just kept getting bigger and bigger. At first it was a staggering 13, 000. The next day, over 25, 000. And then, 58, 000. By the end of the week, on January 1st…

David Lawrence |

Youthink!, World Bank’s youth site, is hosting a Q&A session with renowned Algerian novelist Yasmina Khadra. His 10 best-sellers have been translated into 33 languages. His most recent novel…

It was a special day on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at the Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) as Special Advisor to the State for Global Youth Issues, Mr. Ronan Farrow and Ms. Lauren Lovelace…

Tashmina Rahman |

Trade relations between India and Pakistan appear set to improve significantly with Pakistan likely to grant India Most Favored Nation (MFN) status. The potential gains from easier trading…

Tara Beteille, Kalpana Kochhar |

It is hard, especially on the eve of only the second democratic elections in DR Congo, to find a topic about which a diverse group of distinguished Congolese agree. So, we expected little…

Eustache Ouayoro |

For several years, the World Bank, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the air transport industry met annually at a conference discussing issues concerning the air transport…

Charles E. Schlumberger |

Leadership can be exercised in many ways and a lot has been written about leadership and empowerment, and about the need to strengthen both in Africa. Very recently, I came across a true female…

Cristina Santos |

‘Equal to whom?’ seems to be my burning question when I see women in post conflict Sri Lanka battling it out all alone due to their present circumstances. A three decade old war that ravaged north…

Sandya Salgado |

Community Members Making Maps of Tandale Ward, Dar Es Salaamphoto via Mark Iliffe  

Joshua Goldstein |

Batticaloa District, in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka is an ethnically diverse city with a population of approximately 490, 000. The three decade old civil war wreaked havoc in this beautiful…

Sandya Salgado |