The recent responses by governments in the Middle East and North Africa to curb the spread of COVID-19 has highlighted the need for safe, resilient and sustainable modes of mobility.

Paul Noumba Um, Ashok Sarkar, Dickson Effah |

A new World Bank report found the pandemic threatens to reverse hard-won gains made in global health and human capital over the past decade.

Priyanka Ripley |

Today we live in times of a pandemic with a silent and aggressive virus, which can even be lethal and has transformed our lives, where the best recipe is to rethink our cities, rethink our codes…

Jorge Muñoz Wells |

World Bank Group President David Malpass provides an update about recent developments on issues of debt transparency and sustainability, vaccine and healthcare responses, and others.

David Malpass |

In the face of COVID-19, how can we protect mass transit and build momentum for sustainable urban mobility?

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Irene Portabales González, Lorena Sierra Valdivieso, Ignacio Sánchez D’Ocon |

Successful cable car projects in Latin America are a vital reference for proper management and implementation of this infrastructure in the region and the world

Lorena Sierra Valdivieso, Irene Portabales González, Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

On June 10, 2020, Mosul celebrated the opening of “Al-Hurriyya” or “Freedom” Bridge, which was reconstructed with financing from the World Bank. The reopening of this bridge will change the lives…

Sajjad Ali Shah, Ibrahim Dajani, Salman Anees Soz |

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating lives and livelihoods globally. Before the pandemic, the World Bank projected that 35 million people in East Asia and the Pacific would escape poverty in 2020…

Victoria Kwakwa |

COVID-19 poses a threat to people everywhere, but some groups will bear the worst brunt of its impact.

Louise Cord |