New Zealand’s success story is often told in terms of its lamb, wool, kiwifruit and agricultural exports. But our country’s greatest asset has always been our people who have been equipped to do...

Annette Dixon |

In the past decade, the GCC countries have made a number of steps towards improving women’s access to education, health care, and employment, as well as encouraging women to participate in...

Issam Abousleiman |

Here are 7 things you need to know about taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.

Ceren Ozer |

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Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Elif Ayhan |

© World Bank Group [[tweetable]]There are about 68.5 million forcibly displaced people in the world today, of which more than 25 million are considered refugees.[[/tweetable]] Almost 85 percent of...

Jim Yong Kim |

When Dara Dotz, an industrial designer, travelled to Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010, she saw firsthand the supply chain challenges people were facing that had life threatening...

Emma Phillips, Autumn Lansford |

The countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) endure a paradox. They have a highly educated labor force but a large pool of unemployed youth. Whether this contradiction results from...

Lili Mottaghi |

The issue Data compiled over the past two decades has found that all four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Tonga are on the rise – diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and...

Sutayut Osornprasop |

Installation shot of Unpacked, a mixed media sculpture by Mohammad Hafez and Ahmed Badr. © Bassam Sebti/World Bank As the World Bank Group strengthens support for refugees, internationally...

Juliana J Biondo |