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.
This week, the World Bank’s President and Vice President for Human Development weigh in on COVID-19’s impact on the institution’s health operations and goals.
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…
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'.
Saudi women have made huge strides over the last few years with increased labor force participation rates and private sector employment. Notwithstanding these gains, the COVID-19 crisis…
Saudi Arabia has been investing steadily in digital infrastructure and services. Today, despite the COVID-19 lockdown, the country's advanced digital ecosystem has allowed Saudis to ensure…
Today, the world is seeing an unprecedented freeze on work and production, a repercussion of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures taken to confine it.
If there is a single lesson to draw from the pandemic, it is that transparency in public information can save lives and improve economic outcomes, by enhancing societal trust in the state.