In the last three decades, East Asia has reaped the demographic dividend. An abundant and growing labor force powered almost one-third of the region’s per capita income growth from the 1960s to…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

It’s that time of year again, when we observe a day dedicated to the most ambitious health goal of all: universal health coverage, or UHC. On UHC Day (Dec. 12) we commemorate the date in 2012 when…

Somil Nagpal |

Crédits photo. 5th Pillar Un professeur de sciences physiques indien, qui vit à l’étranger, s’est retrouvé harcelé par d’interminables demandes de pots-de-vin alors qu’il était en visite dans son…

Alice Lloyd |

Also available in Spanish,  French and Arabic Photo credit: 5th Pillar An expatriate Indian physics professor, when traveling back home to India, found himself harassed by endless extortion…

Alice Lloyd |

Really – let’s. It’s a fact: Indoor air pollution from cooking with solid fuels including wood, charcoal, coal, animal dung, and crop waste in open fires and traditional stoves is the fourth…

Anita Marangoly George |

Ministers, mayors, senior officials and experts from both the social protection and urban development spheres wrapped-up their intensive discussion at the 2015 South-South Learning Forum in…

Mohamad Al-Arief |

Ministers, mayors, senior officials and experts from both the social protection and urban development spheres wrapped-up their intensive discussion at the 2015 South-South Learning Forum in…

Mohamad Al-Arief |

Bien souvent, quand on discute entre amis, les données sont les grandes absentes : « C'est un problème vraiment énorme ! » Mais « énorme » à quel point, exactement ? Il est fort probable que…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

Muchas conversaciones de sobremesa y discusiones amistosas se dirigen hacia un vacío de datos: “El problema es grande… ¡muy grande!”. ¿Cuán grande exactamente? Lo más probable es que su amigo no…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

الكثير من المناقشات على مائدة العشاء والمناظرات الودية تجري في فراغ من البيانات: "المشكلة كبيرة.. كبيرة جدا!" إلى أي حد هي كبيرة بالضبط؟ أصدقاؤك على الأرجح ليست لديهم أدنى فكرة. إذ يقال…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |