The Middle East and North African countries cannot wait until the end of the pandemic to begin rebuilding the post-COVID region.
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.
World Bank Group President David Malpass provides an update on some of the work underway to address the COVID-19 pandemic and other significant development challenges.
The tragedy in Lebanon demands an urgent global response, and it is a hopeful sign that this is already underway. To guide these efforts, the World Bank Group has conducted a rapid damage and…
The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled the need for digital skills, therefore education and training need to become more affordable, relevant, context-vigilant and inclusive. There are five elements to…
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.
In the MENA region, the demand for broadband services and data has increased significantly during the pandemic.
As the region recovers from the economic downturn, it is important that governments make their recovery 'green'.
In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the coronavirus (COVID-19) is disproportionately affecting poor households, who are more likely to live in cramped conditions, often with elderly…
Despite the inconveniences of school closures due to the coronavirus, efforts to mitigate the impact have the potential to expand the flexibility of delivering education in MENA.