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…

Zaki Khoury |

Government financial statements prepared on an accrual basis provide richer information to help inform COVID-19 decision making.

Srinivas Gurazada, Dmitri Gourfinkel, Alexander Metcalfe, Arman Vatyan |

Sustained investment in digital services can be crucial for preparedness and resilience to shocks like a pandemic.

Silvana Kostenbaum, Cem Dener |

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges to government treasury departments in many countries. The response approach requires open and new agile ways of thinking.

Ed Olowo-Okere |

136 countries have implemented some form of home based work for public sector employees. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, public administrations must enact immediate measures to help…

Patricia Paskov |

World Bank Group President David Malpass highlights the progress the Bank Group has made in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Malpass |

Poor countries could soon come under siege on all fronts – a health, economic and social catastrophe would be felt across the world.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

The World Bank Group is working to strengthen developing nations’ ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and shorten the time to economic and social recovery.

David Malpass |

The World Bank’s Social Development Global Practice is working on initiatives utilizing technology to empower citizens.

Gernot Brodnig, Elaine Chee, Ashutosh Raina, Zoë True, Aly Rahim |