Female board members can dramatically improve the fortunes of public companies — and the Middle East While the Middle East has made strides towards gender equality in recent years, the upper…

Ahmed Ali Attiga |

The White Nile in South Sudan. Photo by Steve Utterwulghe. As I was landing in Juba, the bustling capital of South Sudan, I couldn’t help but reminisce about my days working in Khartoum for the UN…

Steve Utterwulghe, Patrick Banya |

Light Rail Transit in Manila, the Philippines Credit: Ingmar Zahorsky/Flickr The Philippines has one of the best performing Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programs in Asia. According to the…

Jesse Ang |

Les services financiers doivent être adaptés aux besoins des femmes, pour leur fournir des cartes d’identité valides, leur permettre d’ouvrir leur propre compte en banque ou pour améliorer leur…

Gloria M. Grandolini |

Strong trade connectivity can help disaster response and recovery by ensuring that humanitarian relief goods and services get to where they are needed when disaster strikes.  Trade policy measures…

Selina Jackson, Michael Roberts |

​Plus de 700 millions de personnes dans le monde vivent dans l'extrême pauvreté. Ce chiffre vous semble effrayant ? Il y a pire : 1, 1 milliard de personnes, c'est-à-dire plus de trois…

Korina Lopez |

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Korina Lopez |

More than 700 million people live in extreme poverty around the world. If that number seems daunting, then consider this: 1.1 billion people – more than three times the population of the United…

Korina Lopez |

Más de 700 millones de personas viven en la pobreza extrema en todo el mundo. Si esa cifra le parece desalentadora, piense en esto: 1100 millones de habitantes –más del triple de la población de…

Korina Lopez |

鼓励私营部门投资建设基础设施,可刺激发展中国家经济增长。 本月下旬,美国有望敲定其《可持续发展目标》——这是全球为终结贫困、支持经济长期增长而制定的一项行动计划。在这些目标中,一项目标为“建设有韧性基础设施,促进包容、可持续的工业化,培育创新”。 从亚洲到拉丁美洲,很多发展中国家均面临巨大的基础设施缺口,这可能是阻碍人类和经济发展的一个最大障碍。消除这一障碍,…

Dimitris Tsitsiragos |