The region needs to accelerate the pace of economic growth, reduce inequality and improve governance

Humberto López |

El continente necesita acelerar su ritmo de crecimiento económico, reducir las inequidades y mejorar la gobernabilidad

Humberto López |

“Sometimes we have to go to extremes in our effort to end poverty and that includes traveling to places where security is nearly non-existent, and risks are high”, says Shruti Vijayakumar,…

Shruti Vijayakumar |

« Parfois, nos efforts pour mettre fin à la pauvreté nous entraînent dans des situations extrêmes, notamment lorsque nous devons nous rendre dans des endroits où la sécurité est presque…

Shruti Vijayakumar |

Transport is not gender-neutral. This was the key message that came out of a high-level gender discussion co-hosted by the World Bank and the World Resources Institute during the recent…

Karla Gonzalez Carvajal, Muneeza Mehmood Alam |

In many countries in the Middle East and North Africa, and in fact around the world, teachers—who play a pivotal role in any effort to improve education quality—have not been officially…

Kamel Braham |

Dans de nombreux pays du Moyen-Orient et d’Afrique du Nord, et ailleurs dans le monde, les enseignants, qui jouent un rôle central dans les efforts d’amélioration de la qualité de l’enseignement,…

Kamel Braham |

في كثير من بلدان الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، بل في مختلف بلدان العالم في الواقع، لا يمثل المعلمون – الذين يلعبون دورا حيويا في أي جهد لتطوير التعليم – تمثيلا رسميا في إعداد خطط  إصلاح التعليم…

كمال ابراهم |

Probably, Mafalda - an Argentinean comic book character - was right when she said that "the urgent things do not leave time for the important things". However, it is necessary that, in…

Ignacio Apella |

A former hotel owner in one of the region’s major cities, who wants to remain anonymous, tells a story that should have had a happy ending. Her 40-room hotel was doing well. It had built a…

Marc Schiffbauer |