También disponible en español Since the Great Recession of 2008, there has been a widespread sense of malaise among the American middle class. Their incomes are close to stagnant, employment has…

Francisco Ferreira |

Read this post in Español, Français, عربي, 中文UNITED NATIONS | It has been a week of inspiring ideas and action plans at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. I met with a number of…

Jim Yong Kim |

When I heard that Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank’s new president, was to meet staff in the energy department where I work on his first day at work July 2, it occurred to me that a good way to…

Christopher Neal |

Among all the noise and commitments (or lack of) coming out of Rio, an announcement by the Government of Norway, in partnership with Ethiopia, Kenya and Liberia, is worth highlighting. As part of…

Oliver Knight |

في مراكش، تجمع أكثر من 280 شخص من وزراء وحكومات ومختصين لمناقشة سياسات البنية التحتية في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا ودور القطاع الخاص، ولكن ما الدافع؟ (بالتأكيد طبعا ليس انعقاد المؤتمر في مراكش…

ريمون بوردو |

Why 13 governments, 10 ministers and 270 people decided to gather for policy discussions on infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the role of the private sector. (And no,…

Raymond Bourdeaux |