Digital identity and digital data sharing can transform countries' transition to a vibrant digital economy, digital society, and digital government.

Christine Zhenwei Qiang, Cheow Hoe Chan |

With nearly 10,000 inhabited islands, there are thousands of diverse island communities across Southeast Asia facing the challenge of beaches covered in plastic. Photo: Shutterstock/

Kate Philp |

Developing countries can take advantage of the metaverse by using immersive technologies in education and training.

Randeep Sudan, Oleg Petrov, Garima Gupta |

Human resources policies are at the center of any effort to increase government productivity. That’s why Singapore is focusing its efforts to improve efficiency on the workforce and how it carries…

Peck Kem Low |

Countries in the East Asia and Pacific region will benefit from cooperation in three major areas: vaccine deployment, reviving sectors of the regional economy, and building on their close…

Victoria Kwakwa |

As new data-sharing models emerge, we are seeing threats to privacy, data vulnerabilities, and capacity gaps in data usage in real time. Data collected for one purpose has the potential to…

Boutheina Guermazi, Vyjayanti T Desai, Jonathan Dolan |

Africa is the future and the future is African. More than a thought, this highlights Africa's tremendous potential to advance its development. With the youngest population globally, African…

Moulaye Ibrahim Bamba, Michael Geiger |

Multiple and overlapping disaster and crises are demonstrating the need for adaptability and flexibility of national disaster risk management (DRM) systems. Here are five ideas to consider when…

Jian Vun, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |

The World Bank Group, together with the MDB Working Group on Article 6, has established a Climate Market Club.

Sandhya Srinivasan, Florencia Sánchez Zunino |

While Singapore, Ghana, Morocco, and the Philippines are different in their circumstances and economic statuses, there are common lessons that can be drawn – particularly as other countries…

Mamta Murthi, Hana Brixi |