The squalor of slums, unsustainability of sprawl, and sterility of skyscrapers are persistent challenges for community leaders and urban planners. Instead, they call for livable neighborhoods with…

Somik Lall, Mathilde Lebrand, Hogeun Park |

Remote work has changed our mindsets on the future of work across all layers of society. Countries, public institutions, and businesses will have to address multiple challenges in preparing for…

Samia Melhem, Andrea Carugati, Astrid Herdis Jacobsen, Joseph El-Cassabgui, Tala Khanji, Zaki Khoury |

Since 2009, the Korea Trust Fund for Economic and Peace-Building Transitions (KTF) has provided USD 39.3 million in innovative financing for FCV-related issues in 66 projects across 46 countries…

Valery R. Ciancio |

East Asia entered the COVID-19 pandemic first and is likely to be the first region to recover. The region can turn this crisis to its long-term advantage by adopting bold and imaginative policies…

Victoria Kwakwa |

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 |

Financial Management Information Systems are at risk of facing interruptions in services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how Korea mitigated these issues.

Sun Gu Hwang |

The extent of the COVID crisis demonstrates that investments in Kosovo aimed at response and resilience can go a long way in saving lives, by limiting the spread of the disease, and livelihoods.…

Aanchal Anand |

As governments continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, here are 5 features of organizational government resilience that can help them plan for future outbreaks.

Lida Bteddini, Zihao Wang |

What can other countries learn from Korea?  The importance of a strong geospatial data infrastructure and an open platform cannot be overstated. While apps and advanced algorithms are valuable, a…

Mika-Petteri Torhonen, Sarah Elizabeth Antos, Dongkyu Kwak, Alvaro Federico Barra |

Supreme Audit Institutions can play an important role during crises. They can provide insights on whether government systems were sound and prepared to face a crisis of this scale, whether their…

Mona El-Chami |