The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

On March 15, Cyclone Idai hit Zimbabwe and we were faced with a twofold challenge. First, how would we design a disaster recovery solution that could deliver both quick yet sustainable results to…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ayaz Parvez |

The Digital Youth Summit has grown into a premier platform for connecting youth, policymakers and the private sector around emerging trends in the digital economy. It is a part of an ambitious…

Emcet O. Tas, Shan Rehman |

为进一步强化我们的举措,我们将把对难民及其接待社区的支持列为我们即将制定的《脆弱、冲突和暴力问题应对战略》的关键支柱。

Kristalina Georgieva |

Les conflits et les persécutions obligent un nombre toujours croissant de personnes à fuir leur pays ou à changer de région dans leur propre pays. Il y a aujourd’hui dans le monde environ 29,4…

Kristalina Georgieva |

قال لنا أحمدين إبراهيم -وهو لاجئ ورائد أعمال إريتري- في الآونة الأخيرة "خير للمرء أن يكسب رزقه بنفسه من أن ينتظر الإحسان من الآخرين."

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

This Bangladeshi woman was born in poverty. With the right kind of education, life in poverty quickly became a story from the past for her. Credit: World Bank "I have a four-year-old son back…

Hartwig Schafer |