Many countries of the former Soviet Union rank highly in the Human Capital Index, thanks largely to long-term investment in education and health services.
Over the last five years, an extensive coalition of development partners has been working under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to make roads safer in 10 cities…
Ministers and delegates from around the world gather in Stockholm to discuss road safety initiatives, share lessons from the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, and…
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Economic activity in South Asia decelerated sharply in 2019 amid financial sector issues in India, monetary tightening in Pakistan, and global headwinds to regional exports. Five charts illustrate…
While camps are often crucial for the displaced populations in the immediate term, they are not a tenable option when displacement becomes prolonged.
World Bank South Asia Vice President Hartwig Schafer reflects on his three decades at the World Bank and the lessons learned that make a difference.