Rosie the Robot was built to improve social accountability in how members of congress in Brazil spend public funds.

Yasodara Cordova, Eduardo Vicente Gonçalves |

As people in developed and developing countries become increasingly connected and adopt digital technologies, they also become more vulnerable to data breaches and various forms of cybercrime. In…

Jim Brumby |

The author with his school friends at Baghdad College in Iraq. © Courtesy of Bassam Sebti In 1992, I went to Baghdad College, a former Jesuit high school in Iraq. A freshman then, I was full of…

Bassam Sebti |

Photo: Charlotte Kesl/World Bank Supporting good governance and addressing corruption are integral to the Bank’s development work. Introduced in July 2016, [[tweetable]]the World Bank’s…

Enzo de Laurentiis |

Graphic by Nicholas Nam Rapid technological change and growing expectations of citizens are elevating the importance of digital innovation for governments around the world. The World Bank Group,…

Nicholas Nam |

Photo: World Bank As a practitioner with several years of government experience, and later as a public debt management advisor at the World Bank Treasury, I am often faced with these questions…

Cigdem Aslan, Shurufa Abdul Wahid, Artan Ajazaj |

Editor's note: This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials. It is a well-known, if…

Rong Shi, Kerenssa Kay, Ravi Somani |

OpenStreetMap of Kenya Kenya is well known for its innovation in technology, particularly mobile technology in cash transfers. These innovations have largely been championed by the private sector…

Rose Wanjiru |