"Disability is no barrier. Landmine victims play volleyball." Photo: AusAID I am often asked how “we” – development professionals and practitioners at large - can make a difference to…

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

For the first time in history, all South Asian leaders were invited to the newly elected Indian Prime Minister’s oath-taking ceremony,  May 2014. President Mahinda Rajapaksa/Flickr.   I’m on my…

Sanjay Kathuria, Delilah Liu |

The Lebanese are generous people – that was clear to me when I visited an elementary school in Beirut attended by many Syrian children who fled their war-torn nation with their parents. The…

Jim Yong Kim |

My eighty five year old uncle is the most avid technophile I know. He plays with all forms of digital media, including social media platforms such as the Facebook and LinkedIn. I find his mindset…

Sandya Salgado |

رئيس مجموعة البنك الدولي جيم يونغ كيم يؤكد  أن زيارته إلى الشرق الأوسط تهدف إلى تعزيز الشراكة مع المملكة العربية السعودية وتسليط الضوء على تداعيات الأزمة السورية على لبنان والأردن. وقال كيم  في…

Web Team |

At the heart of the upheavals that swept across the Middle East region during the Arab Spring was the call for more transparent, fair and accountable government. In the aftermath of the uprisings…

Line Zouhour |

احتلت الدعوات إلى تشكيل حكومات أكثر شفافية وإنصافاً وخضوعاً للمساءلة قلب الثورات التي اجتاحت منطقة الشرق الأوسط خلال الربيع العربي. وفي أعقاب هذه الانتفاضات، راح المتخصصون يتصدون لقضية الانتقال…

لين زهور |

Dans le maelström qui s’est emparé du Moyen-Orient, lors du Printemps arabe, figurait l’exigence d’un État plus transparent, équitable et responsable. Depuis ces soulèvements, les experts qui…

Line Zouhour |

Youth exclusion- is a challenge of staggering proportions in the post-2015 development agenda. Since 2011, disenchantment among the largest youth cohort in history has channeled itself into…

Gloria La Cava, Tara Sharafudeen |

Alors que la communauté internationale définit le programme de développement pour l’après-2015, l’exclusion de la jeunesse s’impose comme un problème de taille. Les jeunes n’ont jamais été si…

Gloria La Cava, Tara Sharafudeen |