The Middle East and North African countries cannot wait until the end of the pandemic to begin rebuilding the post-COVID region.

Ferid Belhaj, Nadir Mohammed |

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 |

Machu Picchu – one of the seven wonders of the modern world – draws half a million people to the mountaintops of Peru each year. Another phenomenon has pulled public health experts and scientists…

Meera Shekar, Niranjan Bose |

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 |

Only a few months ago, mentioning the words discrimination and racism was taboo in many topics of the public agenda.

Seynabou Sakho |

Although women's mobility patterns are different from men's, the design of public transport systems hardly ever reflects that reality. How can we turn this around and create transit…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Irene Portabales González, Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Giselle Marie Bello |

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 |