It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors, and triggered famines that have been linked to China’s 1901 Boxer Rebellion and even the French revolution. Named by Peruvian fishermen because of its…

Francis Ghesquiere, Nicholas Jones |

  Tensions were high at the international Board meeting of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Berne, Switzerland.  EITI Board members, 20 in all, including civil society…

Charles Feinstein |

版本:English ​ 一万亿美元是何概念?从字面意思上说,一万亿就是100万乘以100万,也就是说1后面加12个零。对于参与本周召开的亚洲——新加坡基础设施圆桌会议的代表们而言,每年1万亿美元指的是亚洲为维持其快速城市化进程所需的投资额。 在本次圆桌会议期间召开的高级别战略讨论会上,世界银行集团公私合作局高级局长劳伦斯·卡特(Laurence Carter)…

Cledan Mandri-Perrott |

Specialists in Sri Lanka receive training on the InaSafe risk assessment platform. © World Bank ​​When I first heard about OpenStreetMap (OSM) – the so called Wikipedia of maps, built by…

Alanna Simpson |

Apoyar el desarrollo sostenible de los pueblos indígenas es fundamental para alcanzar los dos objetivos del Banco Mundial de poner fin a la pobreza y promover la prosperidad compartida en los…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maninder Gill |

Supporting Indigenous Peoples’ sustainable development is critical to meeting the World Bank’s twin goals of ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity in the countries in which they live. The…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maninder Gill |

Dans quinze ans, vous rappellerez-vous où vous étiez quand l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a adopté les Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) ?   Le vendredi 25 septembre 2015 ne…

Bertrand Badré |

​Fifteen years from now, will you remember where you were when the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Friday, September 25, 2015 may not be one of those days…

Bertrand Badré |

En la Cumbre sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que se celebra esta semana, los océanos del mundo van a tener toda la atención que merecen desde hace tiempo, pero que no…

Paula Caballero |