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…
Government financial statements prepared on an accrual basis provide richer information to help inform COVID-19 decision making.
Sustained investment in digital services can be crucial for preparedness and resilience to shocks like a pandemic.
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.
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…
The pandemic could push about 49 million people into extreme poverty in 2020.
World Bank Group President David Malpass highlights the progress the Bank Group has made in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Poor countries could soon come under siege on all fronts – a health, economic and social catastrophe would be felt across the world.
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.
The World Bank’s Social Development Global Practice is working on initiatives utilizing technology to empower citizens.