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 |

Governments are under pressure to show their ever more educated and informed citizens that schools, hospitals and other public services are getting better. Traditionally, they have done that by…

Willy McCourt |

From left: Minister Idris Jala, Malaysia; William Dorotinsky, World Bank; Alberto Leyton, World Bank; Melanie Walker, World Bank.   In his recent presentation (video) at the World Bank, Minister…

William Dorotinsky, Joanna Watkins, Paula Suarez |

One trillion dollars. That’s a big number. It’s hard to ignore. One trillion dollars, according to estimates by Global Financial Integrity, is the amount lost every year by developing countries…

Mario Marcel |

  As newly resource-rich countries grapple with how to manage their resources well, questions arise on how governments can channel natural resource revenues into smart investments, as well as…

Shilpa Banerji |

[[tweetable]]More than 95 countries have laws that grant citizens right to information held by public bodies.[[/tweetable]]These laws are commonly referred as the right to information (RTI) or…

Victoria L. Lemieux |

On ne saurait trop insister sur l’importance de la bonne gouvernance à l’échelle de la planète. Sans elle, de nombreux gouvernements sont incapables d’assurer des services publics de qualité, l’…

Jim Yong Kim |

El buen gobierno es fundamental para todos los países del mundo hoy en día. Cuando no existe, muchos Gobiernos no están en condiciones de entregar servicios públicos con eficacia; la salud y la…

Jim Yong Kim |

Good governance is critical for all countries around the world today. When it doesn’t exist, many governments fail to deliver public services effectively; health and education services are often…

Jim Yong Kim |

صورة فوتوغرافية: رئيس مجموعة البنك الدولي جيم يونغ كيم والرئيس الفلبيني بنينو أكينو يوم 15 يوليو/تموز 2014. Dominic Chavez/World Bank ©   الإدارة العامة الرشيدة أمر حيوي لجميع بلدان العالم اليوم.…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |