Turkey is home to the largest number of refugees in the world. It hosts nearly 4 million refugees, of which about 3.6 million originate from Syria.

P. Facundo Cuevas, Aysha Twose |

[[tweetable]]Among the 68.5 million displaced people around the world, almost two-thirds of them – about 40 million people – are internally displaced persons (IDPs) [[/tweetable]]within their own…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, Mariko Yamamoto |

Oria Adamo, 72 years old and the mayor of a small town in Central African Republic shows his ID card in the village of Ndu, Bas Uele province, Democratic Republic of the Congo where thousands fled…

Nicholas Oakeshott, Jonathan Marskell, Emily Weedon Chapman, Marie Benihirwe |

Photo: Visual News Associates / The World Bank As we celebrate International Women’s Day, if there is one concept to keep in mind above all others, it’s that gender equity is vital 24-7-365, and…

Anabel Gonzalez |

Community leader Paul Gok (left), a refugee from South Sudan walks with young children in the 'Kakuma 4' area of Kakuma Refugee Camp, built to house new arrivals from South Sudan. ©…

Raouf Mazou |

About this series More blog posts Forced displacement is a global crisis that requires urgent humanitarian action. But as displacement tends to last many years – with long-term impacts on the…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jo de Berry |

The New York Times has an interesting story on the controversy surrounding improvements to

Brian Hoyt |

Editor's Note: Frederic Meunier is a consultant working on the Doing Business "Dealing with Construction Permits" indicator.

Frederic Meunier |