¿Alguna vez has invitado a representantes de diferentes sectores a imaginar su ciudad soñada? Existe un ejercicio de planificación urbana que es justo para eso y la experiencia de la cuenca del…

Haris Sanahuja, Alessandra Treuherz |

Have you ever invited representatives from different sectors to imagine their dream city? There is an urban planning exercise that is just for that, and it is showcased by the experience of the…

Haris Sanahuja, Alessandra Treuherz |

Es difícil creer que hace 70 años las mujeres no podíamos votar. O que más recientemente, en el marco de las reformas agrarias de Latinoamérica, el acceso de la mujer a la tierra estaba supeditado…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

This is the second part of our interview with with Safaa El Tayeb El-Kogali, World Bank Practice Manager in the Education Global Practice, on the challenges faced by the region’s education systems…

Web Team |

On the heels of the first World Development Report focused entirely on education, and its critical importance for stable and inclusive societies, we launch our annual ‘Back to School’ series that…

Web Team |

The demographic clock is ticking on both sides of the Mediterranean, from an aging workforce at one end to a workforce surplus on the other. Yet, whatever the demographic dynamics, the…

Hala Fadel |

This year, I was given the incredible opportunity of a summer internship at the headquarters of the World Bank Group in Washington, DC, researching the different levels of investment that…

Angelena Simms |

In Part II of her interview, Safaa El Tayeb El-Kogali, World Bank Practice Manager for Education, explains the initiatives being take to improve all levels of public education in the Middle East…

Safaa El-Kogali |

With the school year starting in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), millions of children are busily preparing to resume their studies. Some, caught in conflict, may not be able to go to…

Safaa El-Kogali |

La expansión de la central termoeléctrica de Azito en Côte d’Ivoire permitirá aumentar el acceso a la electricidad y ayudar a mantener el crecimiento económico del país. © Rebecca Post/IFC. Se…

Joaquim Levy |