How can technology improve existing transport modes and create new ways of moving around? To discuss, we checked in with Mr. Amadou Koné, Côte D’Ivoire’s Minister of Transport.

Alejandra Gutierrez |

Social protection programs are often the first line of defense to protect the poor and vulnerable in a fragile or conflict-affected situation. Programs such as cash transfers are a primary means…

Michal Rutkowski, Franck Bousquet |

Dhaka accounts for one-third of the Bangladesh’s total population, one-fifth of national GDP and one-third of all jobs. It is imperative for the country to translate the economic density of Dhaka…

John Roome, Annie Gapihan, Hyunji Lee |

Migrants and refugees face the same limitations to basic infrastructure and other government services long endured by local communities.

Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, Paula Rossiasco |

On 16-18 December 2019, governments, refugees, development actors, the private sector, UN entities, civil society organizations, academics, and faith leaders, among others, will converge in Geneva…

Céline Zarina Mersch |

This short analysis of UNHCR data shows that available refugee data can be used to clarify some important parts of the policy debate. It is important to ensure that this debate is informed by…

Xavier Devictor |

Across the globe, studies reveal staggering and terrifying facts on violence against women and girls. Evidence tells us that girls and young women with disabilities may face up to 10 times more…

Mari Koistinen, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Diana J. Arango, Camilla Gandini |

“Did you ask mom first? Did you ask dad at all?” As an American with Gambian parents, I heard these two statements every time I wanted to do anything when I was a child. It was standard. Now that…

Tamara Bah |

Women are notoriously underrepresented in the tech sector. Why is that, and how can we change the status quo? To find out, the World Bank invited 30 women leaders from Silicon Valley to share…

Alicia Hammond |

On December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we recognize the one billion people worldwide—15% of the world population—who experience some form of disability.

Haishan Fu, Louise Cord, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |