A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.

David Malpass |

On March 5, 2020, we could observe the birth of a structure equipped to monitor the legal, economic, political and social realities of women in Colombia.

José Cuesta |

Smarter wastewater interventions through circular economy principles in Bogotá, Colombia

Alexander Serrano, Karen Navarro |

The Sahel Region is a priority for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Colombia provides coverage of healthcare services for 96% of the population -- far better than many other OECD countries. Despite this progress, poor health outcomes and the quality of care…

Priyanka Ripley |

Over the last five years, an extensive coalition of development partners has been working under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to make roads safer in 10 cities…

Alina Florentina Burlacu, Dipan Bose, Juan Miguel Velásquez, Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Noor Ibrahim Mohamed |

The region needs to accelerate the pace of economic growth, reduce inequality and improve governance

Humberto López |

While camps are often crucial for the displaced populations in the immediate term, they are not a tenable option when displacement becomes prolonged.

Utz Pape, Ambika Sharma |

In developing countries, governments with few resources are trying to figure out how to raise living standards and lift people out of poverty, while at the same time reducing emissions and…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Grouped under the EdTech label, indicator recently elaborated by the World Bank, technology can have a relevant role in supporting the fight against Learning Poverty.

Luis Benveniste, Emanuela Di Gropello, Helena Rovner |