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 |

This Children’s Day, I am thinking back to an event on the link between quality education and inclusive growth that we had last month in Lima, Peru. The event was memorable not only because of…

Claudia Costin |

  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 |

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 |

世界银行正致力于两大宏伟目标:到2030年终结极度贫困,确保发展中国家底层40%人口共享繁荣。要实现这两大目标,不仅需要世界银行、联合国以及所有国家发展机构和多边发展机构付诸努力,也需要我们大家共同努力。

伊丽莎白•豪顿 |

The World Bank is working toward two incredibly ambitious goals: ending extreme poverty by 2030 and ensuring shared prosperity for the bottom 40% of the population in each developing country. To…

Elizabeth Howton |

This week at the Third International Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, we’ve seen the birth of a new era in global health financing.   The World Bank Group, together with our…

A New Era for Every Woman, Every Child This week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the Third International Financing for Development Conference, the United Nations, along with the World Bank Group…

Melanie Mayhew |

إننا نعيش في واحدة من أندر لحظات التاريخ حين تشير الدلائل الاقتصادية والبحوث العلمية إلى الاتجاه ذاته: الاستثمار في تنمية الطفولة المبكرة يحقق عائدات عالية طوال الحياة.  فالأدلة الاقتصادية،…

شانتا ديفاراجان |

Le développement de la petite enfance est un investissement qui rapporte gros et durablement. Et, pour une fois,  les arguments économiques et scientifiques convergent dans le même sens. James…

Shanta Devarajan |