According to two rounds of a pulse survey, 74% of countries reported disruptions to communicable disease treatment, 73% reported disruptions to immunization, and 38% reported disruptions to non-…

Denizhan Duran, Rekha Menon |

Cloud solutions has the potential to allow the Palestinian Authority to cover communication gaps, especially in remote villages in the West Bank and Gaza, and increase collaboration and…

Jerome Bezzina, Astrid Herdis Jacobsen, Joseph El-Cassabgui |

Improving women’s access to land and protecting their rights, can be a stabilizing factor for these situations, contributing to economic and social stability, food security, sustainable…

Rafeef Abdel Razek, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, Linus Pott |

COVID-19 has not stopped countries from addressing marine litter. Rather, the main issue has been MENA governments carrying out different marine waste policies and making different investments.…

Kanako Hasegawa, Marcelo Acerbi, Khalid Anouar |

The Palestinian territories have taken some measures to shield citizens from the impact of the crisis. However, they face hurdles to expand social protections. The development of a digital economy…

Jerome Bezzina, Joseph El-Cassabgui |

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 |

The Middle East and North African countries cannot wait until the end of the pandemic to begin rebuilding the post-COVID region.

Ferid Belhaj, Nadir Mohammed |

During the pandemic, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh encouraged young people to stay home but also invited them to send in new ideas that could help the government address the…

Raneen Hasuna |

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…

Andreas Blom, Mariam Nusrat, Nicole Goldin |