Students line up to wash their hands before eating at Kanda Estate Primary School in Accra, Ghana. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Human capital, that is the set of skills, health and knowledge…

Pietro Calice |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

© Grupo del Banco Mundial [[tweetable]]En el mundo hay actualmente unos 68, 5 millones de personas que han sido desplazadas por la fuerza, de las cuales más de 25 millones se consideran refugiados…

Jim Yong Kim |

[[tweetable]]مازال تقديم ما يحتاجه الشباب من تعليم ومهارات أحد التحديات الأكثر إلحاحًا في العالم. فعلى الصعيد العالمي، هناك أكثر من 260 مليون طفل وشاب غير ملتحقين بالمدرسة[[/tweetable]]. والأسوأ…

Zubedah Robinson |

© Digital Youth Summit 2018 Giving youth the education and skills they need remains one of the world’s most pressing challenges. [[tweetable]]Globally, more than 260 million children and youth are…

Zubedah Robinson |

The Picard leather goods factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh produces bags, purses and wallets that are sold in upmarket stores throughout the developed world under various well-known brand names, and in…

Justin Hill, Michael Engman |

Para 2050, unos 875 millones de personas habrán emigrado (PDF, en inglés) en el mundo, y por ello ha aumentado el interés acerca de la relación entre las políticas de desarrollo y un fenómeno tan…

Ugo Gentilini, Samik Adhikari |

Women’s labor force participation worldwide over the last two decades has stagnated, and women generally earn less than men. (Photo: Tom Perry / World Bank) How can we Press For Progress —the…

Namita Datta |

We’re pleased to announce support for 12 projects which seek to improve the way development data are produced, managed, and used. They bring together diverse teams of collaborators from around the…

World Bank Data Team |