If you live in a country where electricity never or rarely goes out, you are lucky. In my country, Nepal, we are pleased when we get uninterrupted electricity for even eight hours a day. Like...

Ravi Kumar |

Also available in: English Очевидно, что внедрение электронного правительства и Открытых данных уже принесло экономический эффект во многих странах мира. Показатели отличаются для разных стран и...

Alfiya Kaulanova |

Source: UN On International Anti-corruption Day 2014, one of the issues we at the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative want to illustrate - is how recovering stolen assets helps fight corruption and...

Jean Pesme |

Also available in: ру́сский язы́к Homes near an urban center in Kazakhstan. Photo: Shynar Jetpissova / World Bank E-government and Open Data have already brought visible economic impact to...

Alfiya Kaulanova |

We are witnesses to the surge of tech startup ecosystems in cities around the world, in both developed and developing countries. In my previous blog post, I showed this trend and the studies that...

Victor Mulas |

Rwandan President Paul Kagame (center) and Minister Jean Philbert Nsengimana (left) work with children during the recent "Smart Rwanda Days" conference in Kigali. “Smart” is in. So is...

Samia Melhem, Arleen Seed, Roger Burks |

In my first mission as senior director, I am participating in an event in London this week hosted by the Governance Partnership Facility (GPF). This multi donor trust fund includes the World Bank...

Mario Marcel |