Climate change effects are on the radar of central banks, financial regulators, and supervisors. Climate-related and environmental risks can affect financial stability, but they also provide new…

Irina Asktrakhan, Andrius Skarnulis |

The 28th Conference of the Parties, better known as (COP28) concluded in Dubai  in December with a major agreement by 198 Parties, marking a new era of climate action. Several notable commitments…

Safaa El Tayeb El-Kogali, Syed Adeel Abbas |

Over the last four decades, Public-Private Partnerships have faced significant challenges in Tunisia- particularly the shortage of expertise and resources within the civil service to carry out…

Fabian Grimm, Lorenzo Bertolini, Mikel Tejada Ibañez |

The financial protection gap against climate shocks and disasters is widening. Morocco was hit by an earthquake in September 2023, affecting more than 300,000 people in Marrakesh and surrounding…

Djibrilla Issa, Olivier Mahul |

Budget support is an important instrument for development aid, providing key counter-cyclical support during global economic crises and supporting the reform priorities of developing countries.…

Shahrokh Fardoust, Stefan Koeberle, Moritz Piatti, Lodewijk Smets, Mark Sundberg |

Have you taken longer routes to avoid dark streets? Have you waited for a train or bus that's mostly empty? Have you carried keys in your hands for self-defense "just in case?" Have…

Amal Faltas, Niyati Shah, Enas Shaaban Mahmoud |

To meet their development goals, policy-makers in developing countries must prioritize a major funding push, together with policy reforms grounded in a sound macroeconomic framework. A new book –…

Shahrokh Fardoust, Stefan Koeberle, Moritz Piatti, Lodewijk Smets, Mark Sundberg |

Since COP27 in Egypt last year, the World Bank has been working hard to implement recommendations in our flagship Country Climate and Development Reports (CCDR).

Meskerem Brhane |

Over the past decade, Tunisia's energy sector has faced significant challenges, resulting in a growing dependence on oil and gas imports and a widening of the financial deficit of the…

Moëz Cherif |