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 |

  Tensions were high at the international Board meeting of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Berne, Switzerland.  EITI Board members, 20 in all, including civil society…

Charles Feinstein |

Photo © Dominic Chavez/Banque mondiale Cette semaine, les responsables des ministères des Finances et les leaders de la profession comptable de toute l'Afrique francophone se réuniront à…

Samia Msadek |

Also available in: French Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank. This week, officials from finance ministries and leaders of the accounting profession from across Francophone Africa will gather in…

Samia Msadek |

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 |

​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 |

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 |

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 |

Also available in: العربية As the International Day of the Girl Child is coming up on October 11, it reminds us of an important role governments can play to help girls lead their own lives. [[…

Alua Kennedy |