We face a crisis of citizen trust in governance today. Prior to the pandemic, citizens trust in governments had already plummeted to an all-time low, according to the Edelman Barometer. In far too…

Sanjay Pradhan |

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Eurasian nations were better prepared than others to respond to the crisis and ensure the delivery of essential public services. This blog post discusses…

Oleg Petrov, Rafal Rohozinski, Anatoly Motkin |

The Global Report on Public Financial Management uses PEFA’s extensive database to provide a comprehensive global view of PFM trends and performance. Learn about the report's findings.

Ed Olowo-Okere |

Public infrastructure has a significant role in helping countries achieve development goals. However, corruption in this sector has a particularly negative impact for developing countries.

Ian Hawkesworth |

Ukraine is an important international trade hub between Europe and Asia, but its transportation infrastructure is in need of serious rehabilitation and modernization. A new initiative will engage…

Cheryl Edleson Hanway, Mehita Fanny Sylla |

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on public health, societies, and economies around the world: it could push up to 150 million people into extreme poverty by the end of 2021.…

David Malpass |

How data and digitalization are key to effective water sector performance and World Bank collaboration in the Danube Region

Raimund Mair, Kathia Havens, Alex Lazar |

Examining how Ukraine and Kenya are grappling with similar challenges when it comes to responding to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) as we pause to observe World Heart Day

Miriam Schneidman, Olena Doroshenko |