Public transport has a key part to play in moving people more sustainably and creating livable, inclusive cities. So why is it getting so little attention?

Gurpreet Singh Sehmi, Javier Morales Sarriera |

No country can truly prosper without sustained investments in its people. Recognizing this challenge, Morocco is giving increasing priority to early childhood development

Isabelle Poupaert |

Economic growth, social inclusion, public health, environmental protection… mobility is at the core of many critical issues that have been shaping the global development agenda. This message came…

Nancy Vandycke |

Also available in: Spanish | العربية | Français World Bank Group / 2013 Since the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) a decade ago, over 180…

Prabhat Jha, Patricio V. Marquez, Sheila Dutta |

Let’s be clear.  Tobacco use, and its negative health, social and economic impact, is not a global problem that is simply going away. As documented in a recent study, despite significant…

Patricio V. Marquez |

        The World Bank’s education strategy 2020 shifts the focus from adult to early education, by promoting investments aimed at ensuring all children have equal access to quality learning.…

Safaa El-Kogali |