2017 was a busy year in the world of infrastructure and public-private partnerships at the World Bank Group: from new knowledge products and tools, to innovations and success stories in places…

Yelena Osipova-Stocker, Lylia Jixuan Li |

[Put together the puzzle pieces to reveal the picture. Scroll down to #9 for hints.]   [[tweetable]]If the world in 2017 were a jigsaw puzzle, what memorable pieces would you choose to make up the…

Andy Shuai Liu, Lois Goh |

The first time a World Bank education team tried classroom observations in Brazil, it nearly provoked a state-wide teachers’ strike. It was October 2009 in the northeast state of Pernambuco and…

Daphna Berman |

En tant que spécialiste de de la Banque mondiale affectée principalement aux projets de transport en Haïti, mon activité éveille souvent la curiosité de mes collègues et de mon entourage, qui sont…

Malaika Becoulet |

Photo: Michiel van Nimwegen | Flickr Creative Commons Just ahead of this year’s anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, I visited the Tsunami Honganji Vihara site in Sri Lanka where…

David Baxter |

También disponible en: English Hace más de 20 años, atendí a un joven llamado Melquíades Huaya Ore en Carabayllo, Perú, que tenía tuberculosis multirresistente. Según la concepción tradicional de…

Jim Yong Kim |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English   منذ أكثر من 20 عاما، عالجت شابا يسمى ميليكياديس هويايا أوري بمدينة كارابايو في بيرو، حيث كان مصابا بالسل المقاوم للعقاقير. كان المعتقد السائد آنذاك…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |

Il y a plus de 20 ans, j’ai soigné un jeune homme, Melquiades Huaya Ore, qui vivait à Carabayllo, au Pérou, et souffrait d’une tuberculose pharmaco-résistante. À l’époque, on considérait qu’il n’…

Jim Yong Kim |

Facing one of the lowest fertility rates in the European Union (EU), the Government of Poland introduced a new family benefit program that had two objectives: encourage fertility and reduce child…

Karolina Goraus-Tańska, Gabriela Inchauste |